The President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, announced on Tuesday new economic measures for the protection of the people, in the midst of the fight against covid-19. From the Peru room in the Miraflores Palace, he reported that about 15 million 100 thousand card holders through the Patria System, will have the support of the Bolivarian government with the allocation of a special bonus to face the pandemic
In this sense, the Head of State reported the extension until September of this year the prohibition of the collection of credit guarantees, the prohibition to reclassify credit risk, the express prohibition of forced evictions to protect the family, entrepreneurs and Small and Medium Enterprises ”, said Maduro.
He also added that the new microenterprises will not pay tax rates either in the Autonomous Service of Registries and Notaries (Saren) or in the registry.
"New micro and small businesses that are created in 2021 will not pay Income Tax (ISLR) until December 31, 2021, as long as they declare their income."
He added that the solidarity support bonus Stay at Home is resumed as of April, to private companies for 2 thousand workers and announced the deposit of a bonus for self-employed workers during the month of April called Quarantine Radical and will support 100 thousand workers.
He explained that the Single Productive Portfolio should be oriented to the agricultural productive sector to guarantee food for the people.
Natural persons who are registered in the Plataforma Patria for the payment of water and electricity will receive a 25% discount on the payment during the months of April and May.
In addition, he ordered to work on the Import Substitution Plan, to defend production by regulating tariffs to meet the health emergency with these additional resources.
Finally, it announced the signing of a decree to extend the tenure until December 31, 2022.
On the other hand, Maduro reported that next Monday, April 12, the country will begin a new 7 + 7 flexibility system throughout the country.
"We are seeing the need to resume a new 7 + 7 next Monday, April 12, the labor, economic flexibility starts in a new modality where we will be attentive to everyone," he said.
He reminded the population that biosafety measures must be complied with, "we are in a necessary radical quarantine week, this is the second day of quarantine, I know it is not easy."