Over 350 people attended on August 27th to the “Tax Modernization: Content Analysis” seminar, organized by the Tax Studies Center of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the Universidad de Chile. Among the speakers, was the President of the Senate Finance Commission, Senator Ricardo Lagos Weber, our partner Alex Fischer, Carlos Boada, Juan Pablo Cabello, Osiel González, Ximena Niño, Mario Silva, Víctor Villalón and the Executive Director of the CET, Gonzalo Polanco.
Our senior partner, Juan Manuel Baraona, points out the basic grounds on taxes matters, in order to accomplish an agreement among the Tax Reform project.
On July 18th, the Tax Policy Coordinator of the Ministry of Finance, Manuel Alcalde, headed the seminar ” Modernization and Tax Reform, Looking at the Future”, organized by the Chilean Chamber of Construction. At the event, the tax lawyer said that the proposal is an integral part of a project that seeks to boost growth, investment and employment, and that its focus is to simplify the processes and generate greater legal certainty.
As well, Macarena Navarrete and Juan Manuel Baraona where invited to comment the proposals and share with the audience different aspects about the project,. Both valued the approach of the proposal as it should achieve tax modernization and support the need to reintegrate the tax system.
To learn more about the seminar, read the press release of Pauta: https://www.pauta.cl/economia/impuesto-inversiones-regiones-tiene-objetivo-mayor-inversion
Meanwhile, deputies from Chile Vamos, together with supporting the demands of SMEs, presented a document with proposals that should be considered in the discussion of the project.
Government renews urgency and opposition does not rule out that start of voting is postponed to April
According to the president of the House Finance Committee, on Thursday or Friday they should submit proposals to the Executive.
After the meeting, the parties agreed to approve the initiative in general if it includes an increase of 50 thousand UF to 75 thousand UF in sales cap to benefit from the scheme and that 97% of companies can access.
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