Plan Fiscal (Tax Reform) Approved in First Debate. But Strike Will Continue!

This Friday the members of the legislative assembly approved the law on strengthening public finances in the first debate.
Rain or snow (OK now snow in Costa Rica) detained protesters against the Plan Fiscal (Tax Reform) outside the legisltive buildings on Friday afternoon
Friday afternoon, by a vote of 35 in favor and 22 against, legislators approved in first debate bill 20.580, known as the Plan Fiscal (Tax Reform), in which the Government intends to collect some ¢422 billion colones in taxes, less than 2% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and alleviate the fiscal deficit that now exceeds 7%.
The tax package includes changes in sales and income taxes, in public employment and in the fiscal responsibility of the Government.
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