The Gipuzkoa Treasury collects 25% less than expected until April


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The provincial estates of Hego Euskal Herria foresee a decrease in tax collection of close to 20%. Gipuzkoa opens its offices today to present the declarations in person.

The Provincial Treasury of Gipuzkoa has raised 25% less than expected until April through taxes, and in Álava they have collected 12.5% ​​less than expected in the first four months of 2020, according to Euskadi Irratia. In this sense, the provincial estates of Hego Euskal Herria foresee a decrease in tax collection of close to 20%.

The Gipuzkoa Provincial Council opens its offices today, Wednesday, to submit income tax returns corresponding to 2019, although there will be 25% fewer previous appointments to avoid crowds and one person must attend for each procedure.

Eider Mendoza, the spokesperson for the Gipuzkoa Provincial Council, has asked that, where possible, taxpayers process it electronically. However, for those who decide to do it in person, he recalled that you have to make a prior appointment to go to the offices of the Provincial Treasury.

The offices, which will be the usual Saint Sebastian, Azpeitia, Beasain, Bergara, Eibar, Renteria, Hernani, Irun and Toulouse, will remain open until July 29. To visit these facilities, those interested should make an appointment on the phone 943 11 30 00 or on the website of the Diputación de Gipuzkoa.

The Gipuzkoa Provincial Council also opens today, with the exception of the one located on Calle Okendo, in San Sebastián, the citizen service offices. In all of them, the usual opening hours are advanced half an hour, which will be from 08:00 to 14:00, from Monday to Friday on weekdays.

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For its part, the Diputación de Álava it has delayed until September the face-to-face service for the preparation of declarations in the provincial offices. E the territory have been collected almost 71 million less than last year.

On Bizkaia, a new service for the preparation of income statements has been launched over the telephone or internet. In this way, the lack of face-to-face assistance is partially supplemented until it is possible to start the tax return preparation service at the collaborating financial institutions.

José María Iruarrizaga, the Deputy of the Treasury of Bizkaia, has predicted a drop in collection in the territory “around 20 or 22% this year” due to the confinement derived from the pandemic. In relation to the month of April, Iruarrizaga has indicated that today he has a telematic meeting with his team to close the data, but he believes that the fall could be “13, 14 or 15%”.

The data for January and February “went well” and the data for March suffered “due to the issue of postponements,” indicated the deputy for the Treasury, who explained that “the significant data will be May“because April’s income reflects March’s income, which was affected by the state of alarm for 15 days, while the following month was entirely in lockdown.

Likewise, it has indicated that there is a second package of measures within the program Bizkaia Aurrera, which includes direct actions by the different departments and also tax measures to ensure that “in the short term” companies and the self-employed “can stay alive.”

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Iruarrizaga has indicated that the objective is that, in the year 2021, there will be the “greater productive fabric underway to get out of this crisis” that “everyone says is a V with a steep descent and the longest exit in time “and there are those who speak of” two, three or four years. “

The Provincial Treasury of Navarra the income campaign will end on July 20. The main novelty of this year’s campaign is the commitment to personalized attention through telematic and telephone channels, as a result of the situation generated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the Autonomous Community, the economic crisis due to the coronavirus could generate a drop in the collection of the Provincial Treasury of 20.2%, about 818 million euros less that the income foreseen in the General Budgets of Navarra for 2020

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George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

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