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The bill that expands the tax moratorium will be treated this Friday, after the initiative obtained a majority opinion on Tuesday.

The bill that extends the tax moratorium It will be treated this Friday by the Chamber of Deputies, after this Tuesday the initiative sent by the Executive Branch obtained a majority opinion in the Budget and Finance commission.

The project sent by the Executive obtained 27 signatures in favor, while Together for Change presented a minority opinion with the support of 22 legislators.

Stop the AFIP 2020 Super Moratorium: they force repatriation of funds

The most important and controversial change refers to the fact that they will force repatriation of funds from abroad to enter the moratorium.

Access the full text of the majority opinion:

Iván Sasovsky, CEO of Sasovsky & Asociados, stated that “the opinion approved in commissions brings more problems than solutions for taxpayers who have not been able / wanted to regularize their taxes “.

“To the problems of lack of criteria of opportunity and logical sense that the worst has not yet passed and still there is a rush in the ruling party to get this law when until November they will not charge a single peso, concepts such as “repatriation” are added to gain access and the possibility of securitization of the debts that arise from this moratorium, which undoubtedly puts on the table the privatization of state tasks while private companies are nationalized, without a doubt a level of madness never seen before in the tax field, “added Sasovsky.

With the consequence that banks will be able to execute bad debts outside the tax procedure law In short, only God and our representatives know the true reason for their creativity. But without a doubt it ends up punishing formality, again raising the price of evading, since the latter will not have the indirect consequence that the incorporate in the Veraz for your Monotax debt “Sasovsky warned.

Likewise, Mario Volman, partner of Kaplan, Volman & Asociados, stated that ” if you accept the current moratorium (Law 27,541) that expires on July 31 next -and as long as there is no new law- one is not forced to repatriate “.

Promptly, the following exclusion is added:

1. Human or legal persons who have financial assets located abroad, unless the repatriation of at least is verifieds 30% of the proceeds of its realization, within 60 days from accession to the present regime, in the terms and conditions determined by the regulations.

In the case of legal persons, the repatriation condition will be applied to its partners and shareholders, direct and indirect, who have a percentage of not less than 30% of their share capital.

Those who cover the quality of transitory unions, collaboration groups, cooperation consortia, associations without legal existence as legal entities, non-corporate groups or any other individual or collective entity, including trusts, are included in these provisions.

Stop the AFIP 2020 Super Moratorium: they force repatriation of funds

For the purposes set forth in the first paragraph of this subsection, it shall be understood as financial assets located abroad:

  • the possession of foreign currency deposited in banking and / or financial and / or similar entities abroad,
  • corporate and / or equivalent participations (private securities, shares, quotas and other participations) in all types of entities, companies or companies, with or without legal personality, incorporated, domiciled, established or located abroad, including sole proprietorships;
  • rights inherent to the character of beneficiary, trustee (or similar) of trusts (trusts or similar) of any type constituted abroad, or in foundations of private interest abroad or in any other type of patrimony of similar affectation located, settled, domiciled and / or incorporated abroad;
  • all kinds of financial instruments or securities, such as bonds, negotiable obligations, representative securities and certificates of deposit of shares, shares of mutual funds and the like, whatever their denomination;
  • credits and all kinds of foreign law, subject to economic value and any other species provided for in the regulations.

Moratorium: compliance benefit

Likewise, the opinion establishes that taxpayers and compliant taxpayers, for the purposes of this moratorium, will enjoy the following benefits according to the tax status that they cover:

1. Subjects adhered to the Simplified Small Taxpayer Regime (Single Tax): The benefit will consist of the exemption of the tax component according to the amount of quotas that are detailed for each category:

to) Categories A and B: 6 monthly and consecutive installments.

b) Categories C and D: 5 monthly and consecutive installments.

c) Categories E and F: 4 monthly and consecutive installments.

d) Categories G and H: 3 monthly and consecutive installments.

e) Categories I, J and K: 2 monthly and consecutive installments.

In no case may the benefit limit exceed a total amount equivalent to $ 17,500

2. Subjects enrolled in Income Tax: The benefit will consist of a special deduction according to the following terms:

a) For human persons and undivided successions: will have the right to deduct from their net earnings an additional amount equivalent to 50% of that provided for in article 30, paragraph a) of the Income Tax law, text ordered in 2019.

The benefit established in this subsection will not be applicable to the subjects included in subsections a), b) and c) of article 82 of the Income Tax Law.

b) For the subjects referred to in article 53 who have the condition of Micro and Small Businesses: They may choose to practice the respective amortizations from the fiscal period of empowerment of the asset, in accordance with the general rules of the Income Tax law, text ordered in 2019, or according to the regime established below:

i) for investments made in depreciable personal property acquired, elaborated or manufactured: at least in 2 equal, consecutive annual installments.

ii) for investments made in imported depreciable personal property: at least in 3 equal, consecutive annual installments.

iii) for investments in infrastructure works: at least in the amount of annual, equal and consecutive quotas that arise from considering its useful life reduced to 50% of the estimated one.

This amortization benefit will be applicable only to investments made until December 31, 2021 and, once the option for one of the amortization procedures indicated above has been made, it must be communicated to the application authority, in the manner, term and conditions established by them and must be applied – without exception – to all investments of capital that are made for the execution of the new direct investment, including those that are required during its operation, being able to choose again in case the applicable tax regime is modified.

Moratorium: compliance benefit

Moratorium: compliance benefit

Both benefits will be applied in the affidavits corresponding to the years ended after December 30, 2020. For the In no case, the anticipated deduction will give rise to the generation of balances in favor nor can it be transferred to future exercises.

The aforementioned tax benefits are not cumulative, and should be chosen, when appropriate.

It will be understood that a taxpayer has the condition of compliant when at the time of entry into force of this standard does not register non-compliance in the presentation of sworn statements, nor, if applicable, in the payment of tax obligations from the periods prosecutors initiated from January 1, 2017.


Likewise, the course of the prescription of the action to determine or demand the payment of taxes whose application, collection and control is in charge of the AFIP and to apply fines in relation to them, as well as the expiration of the instance in trials of fiscal execution or judicial remedies.

Tax moratorium: bill

The initiative, sent to the National Chamber of Deputies, expands the scope of the 2020 Moratorium created by the Law of Social Solidarity and Productive Reactivation, to include all taxpayers who had not originally been contemplated and to ease the burden of debt accumulated during the Covid-19 pandemic.

And it is part of the different instruments designed by the National Government with the aim of offering financial relief to families, businesses, SMEs and companies.

Moratorium 2020: main features

  • It expands the universe of taxpayers who can adhere to the moratorium in force to all legal and human persons to offer relief, and taxpayers who could not access under the terms of the Law of Social Solidarity and Productive Reactivation can regularize their debts.
  • Allow to include debts past due until June 30, 2020
  • It will be possible to join until October 31, 2020
  • First installment expires on November 16
Moratorium 2020: access the full text

Moratorium 2020: access the full text

  • Depending on the size of the companies and individuals that join, they can regularize their debts in up to 96 or 120 installments for tax and customs obligations.
  • The terms will be up to 48 or 60 installments for the obligations corresponding to social security resources.
  • Partial forgiveness of interest and total fines.
  • Fixed interest rate of 2% per month until January 2021 and, from that moment, a variable rate in pesos (the plans already entered into the moratorium will be reformulated so that this is the rate).
  • It allows to use all the approved and pending payments that the taxpayer has in favor in AFIP to compensate the debt (only those balances existing before the approval of the law can be used and technical balances cannot be used to compensate).
  • Set conditions for larger companies. For 24 months, they will not be able to distribute dividends, carry out operations with securities to avoid exchange regulations, or access the exchange market to make payments to related entities.

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