Minister of Finance and Public Administration, Maria Jesus MonteiroThe U.S. rejected at a Congressional plenary session this Wednesday that her department had “vetoed” a reduction in VAT applied to female hygiene products, recalled that it was in the PSOE’s election schedule and expected the presentation of the next state. Mentioned the general budget.
After making all this ERC tax spokesperson ugly, Joan margalliDuring the control session to the government, that part of the PSOE refused to include this measure within a bill promoted by the Ministry of Equality to amend the abortion law and recognize sick leave due to incapacitating menstruation, other between issues.
Shortly after, in statements to the media, Monteiro explained that the law was “not in place” to promote this tax reduction, emphasizing that “there is no discussion about the substance”. , but that “it is an element of opportunity and that legal protection,
In addition, he added that by including this reduction in the 2023 public accounts “it will be already in force”, because the project promoted by Equality, he said, is a preliminary project for now and has not even been sent. normal deduction as project.
Treasury denies veto to reduce VAT on female hygiene