Brazil’s Senate president tries to get stalled tax reform on track before elections -newspaper

Rodrigo Pacheco tries to reach a consensus on a project that includes more than R$$1 trillion (US$207 billion) to vote next week.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Senate President Rodrigo Pacheco (PSD-MG) is trying to deblock the tax reform (PEC 110 of 2019) that unifies taxes at the federal and state levels. He told Poder360 newspaper that he had agreed with the president of the Senate's CCJ (Constitutional and Judicial Commission), Davi Alcolumbre (Union-AP), that the project would come up for a vote next week.

The text still needs to be reviewed by the College before it can be considered in the plenary of the upper house. The rapporteur is Senator Roberto Rocha (PTB-MA). Pacheco expresses optimism that the . . .

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