Córdoba, (EFE).- The Minister of Justice, Local Administration and Public Administration, José Antonio Nieto, confirmed this Thursday that Andalusia will “accept” a A new temporary tax for large fortunes on which the government works “If it doesn’t attack the competition”.
Speaking to reporters, after signing the PFEA co-financing agreement with representatives of eight provincial councils in Córdoba, Nieto explained that “the content of that proposal” on the tax on large fortunes made by the minister was not known. Treasury, Maria Jesus Montero.
Andalucía will protect the Statute of Autonomy
“The finance ministry has a very large scope of competence where it can set new tax rates,” Nieto said Therefore, if it is “within the competence of the Spanish government, we will like it more, or we will like it less”, but the board will have “no reaction power”.
But if you pay tribute for a new big fortune “An Autonomous Competition Attacks”, The president of the Junta de Andalucia, Juanma Moreno, “has already made it clear that we will not allow Andalusian autonomy to be reduced one iota”.
For this reason, Nieto warned the Spanish government’s president, Pedro Sánchez, and finance minister “to abandon that temptation if they have it”, since Andalusia “will respond by defending the statute of autonomy”.
The “pure” debate over adaptation to “reality” in PFEA
Nieto, on the other hand, called for a “dependent debate” on its “present and future”. Agricultural Employment Development Scheme (PFEA) For its “adaptation” to the “social and economic reality of the municipalities of Andalusia in the 21st century”.
After signing the agreement for the co-financing of the PFEA with the representatives of the eight provincial councils, Nieto recalled that the plan is a “great project that exists only in Andalusia and Extremadura” and in which “people are the priority” .
“Unfortunately, in many Andalusian cities and inland and rural areas, the possibility of finding a job for a year is very difficult,” argued Nieto. “The only way” is “with the support of all administrations” to “activate an emergency solution,” such as the PFEA, formerly known as PER, he added.
The consultant relied on “respect for differences” and “listening to the views of each municipality” and “obedience of all” from the “political structure”. All this to be able to “continue to improve this plan and to continue to positively protect this singularity of Andalusia and Extremadura”.
Best content and highest volume for 2023-2024
He added that he did not believe that “the debate that could be generated on this issue is positive” and opted for “dialogue” and “cooperative debate”. Thus, the ministry will “assume” that the 2022/2023 plan has been carried out “under the best conditions” and that the latter has “more volume, better content and greater agility in its implementation”.
Finally, it showed Andalusia’s willingness to “increase” the amount allocated to the plan “in the same proportion” as the government does in making “a special contribution to this PFEA”. Mainly in the “Ingredients” category, the price of which is increasing due to inflation. EFE
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