With several changes in the wording, the ruling party today signed an opinion in favor of the 2023 Budget project, which will arrive at the Chamber of Deputies next Tuesday, and surprisingly included a new article through which all judges, officials and employees of the Judicial Power pay income tax.

The official entrerriano approached the proposal Marcelo Casaretto, and was confirmed by the chairman of the Budget and Finance Committee, Charles Heller, at the beginning of the meeting of that body, which lasted nearly four hours. Since 2017, all members of the Judiciary appointed after the sanction of that law were incorporated into the Earnings regime, but all those who worked previously were left out.

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In this way, the new paragraph “a” of article 82 of the Income Tax Law, indicates that fourth category earnings are “those coming from the performance of national, provincial, municipal and Autonomous City of Buenos Aires public offices. , without exception, including the elective positions of the Executive and Legislative powers.In the case of magistrates, officials and employees of the Judicial Power of the Nation and of the provinces and of the Public Ministry of the Nation, all of their income will be included within taxable income, regardless of the date of their appointment, and for all the concepts that make up their remuneration.

Meanwhile, the new paragraph “c” of the same article specifies that the tax applies to “retirement, pensions, withdrawals or subsidies of any kind as long as they originate in personal work, of the directors of cooperative societies and of the monthly and lifetime allowances recognized to presidents, vice presidents of the Nation and judges of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation”.

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The proposal, which further stresses the strained relationship between the Government and the Judiciary, garnered the support of some deputies of the Radical Civic Union.

About the end of the meeting, Heller communicated that the proposal of Together for Change was accepted to include a “trigger clause” that obliges the Executive Power to send a budget expansion project in the event that inflation exceeds the projected pattern, or that the collection is greater than the scheduled for August 31, 2023.

“If as of August 31, 2023, the accumulated inflation rate exceeds the annual target established in this law by 10%, or if the income of the national public sector exceeds the forecast for the accumulated period by 10%, the Executive Power will send a complementary law to Congress to determine a new calculation of resources and credits of the national public administration and the spending plan for the fourth quarter”, the article was written.

Furthermore, it is stated that “The project must be sent during the month of September 2023 and dealt with within a period of 30 days, and the Executive Branch cannot extend the Budget by Decree of Necessity and Urgency during that period.

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