The rationale behind the project underscores the supportive role played by the armed and security forces during the quarantine
The president of the Block of National Deputies of PRO, Cristian Ritondo, presented a bill that proposes exemption in the payment of income tax to policemen, prefects, gendarmes and military, as well as professionals who work in an armed or security force.
The parliamentary initiative proposes incorporating a new subsection to article 26 of the income tax law, whose text specifies the exemption from payment to “professionals and personnel of the Armed and Security Forces, both federal and provincial and of the City. Autonomous of Buenos Aires “.
The rationale behind the project underscores the supportive role played by the armed and security forces during the quarantine and they emphasize the need for compensation in the income that is affected by the income tax that creates distortions in the salary scale.
In that sense, Ritondo stressed that “the men and women of the armed and security forces deserve economic recognition for everything they do in the pandemic, risking their lives to protect us anywhere in the country and at any time of the day.”
“The armed forces have made a deployment superior to that of the Malvinas war with 40,000 tasks carried out, which include more than 450 tasks for expanding the health infrastructure, more than 6000 tasks for health support, food distribution and rations, “he added.
“While the security forces are a fundamental asset in the fight against organized crime, in crime prevention and in the control of public space,” concluded the head of the Republican bench.
Legislators Cristian Ritondo, Alicia Fregonese, Graciela Ocaña, Mercedes Joury, María Lujan Rey, Dina Rezinovsky, Adriana Cáceres, Hernán Berisso, Alberto Asseff, Héctor Stefani, Soher El Sukaria, Gisela Scaglia, Pablo Torello accompanied the signing of this bill. , Alejandro García and Ezequiel Fernández Langan.