The presidential candidate of Unión por la Patria (UP) and Minister of Economy, Sergio Massacelebrated that 17.5 million people They have already accessed the refund of Value Added Tax (VAT) of the twenty-one% in the basic basket during the last month.
Through his official account on the social network general elections: “More than 17.5 million people have already accessed the VAT refund in the Basic Basket during October”.
“Measures like this They take care of the pockets of workers, retirees, self-employed workers and monotributistas with 67.8 billion pesos that return directly to domestic consumption,” he added.
The “buy without VAT” measure, announced a month ago by the national government, focuses on the acquisition of products from the basic basket destinated to retirees, workers and monotributistas and provides for the return of up to $18,000 of VAT on these consumptions.
The benefit applies to purchases paid with debit cards, account debit or immediate transfers through QR codes, associated with accounts opened in financial institutions.
Sergio Massa wants to mine cryptocurrencies with the gas associated with oil production
In one of his last statements after the general elections of October 22, Massa spoke of the possibility of residual gas resulting from oil production being used to mine cryptocurrencies. “We have to see how to transform the gas venting in Vaca Muerta into crypto mining,” he said this day.
During this day, Sergio Massa received the support of the governors in a meeting that had co-participation at the center: “Argentina is committed to increasing co-participation but also to moving towards a simplified tax regime.”
“We have to increase collection, attacking evasion”, he stressed. In that sense, he highlighted the importance of the value of the resources of the provinces, such as Vaca Muerta.