Sánchez announces in La Palma the tax exemption in the IRPF and in housing aid societies to the victims by the volcano

The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has announced this Friday the tax exemption in the IRPF and the Tax of Societies of all aid perceived by the cit

Sánchez announces in La Palma the tax exemption in the IRPF and in housing aid societies to the victims by the volcano

The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has announced this Friday the tax exemption in the IRPF and the Tax of Societies of all aid perceived by the citizens of La Palma for the destruction of housing and buildings caused by the volcano.

At its sixth visit to La Palma Since the volcano erupted on September 19, Sánchez has indicated that this exemption will be approved at the next Council of Ministers, and has also announced that to promote the tourism sector 100% will be bonus Of the rates linked to the use of air transport infrastructures on the island along 2022.

"The Government of Spain will not scatter any resource, energy or personnel to address reconstruction tasks," that is the commitment of all administrations, said Sánchez, who appeared along with the President of Canarias, Ángel Víctor Torres, and the President From the Cabildo of La Palma, Mariano Hernández Zapata, after attending the daily meeting of the Steering Committee of the Canary Islands Volcanic Emergencies Plan (pevolca).

The president said that this next week will be transferred the 18.8 million euros committed to aid for the agricultural and fishing sectors of La Palma and 5 million euros to the Government of the Canary Islands to address the social emergency of this catastrophe.

Sánchez has announced that the Navy will make available to La Palma a maritime transport service from Tazacorte so that people who work in the banners can access the farms and have underlined that the transport of goods between the palm and the peninsula already It has been declared as a public service obligation.

The president has indicated that his sixth visit is the expression of solidarity and empathy of the rest of Spain with La Palma and appreciated the work of "public servants" to guarantee the security of the population and plan the reconstruction of the island "with a Next future similar to that before volcanic eruption ".

For the president of the Government, the example of unity that are giving public administrations "is the one who deserves the palm." He has remembered the aid provided by the central government, including 225 million euros for both emergency and reconstruction. He has also remembered the special erte for the island, who have welcomed 1,550 workers and already 551 are already charging this aid.

The president of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, has referred to the Decree Law that the Regional Executive is planned to approve to enable spaces for the construction of homes in nearby areas and facilitate the roots of the affected persons.

In this regard, Torres has pointed out that on Monday the first 30 prefabricated homes of the 200 planned while the weekend will be given the first 18 homes acquired by the Government of the Canary Islands.

The President Canarian has also referred to the next meeting of the Committee of outermost regions, which will claim the maximum emergency aid of the European Union for the palm, since the damage exceed 440 million euros in relation to the product Gross interior of the island.

In his view, there is a common feeling of solidarity of the European Union, the national and Canarian governments and the island and municipal administrations towards the island of La Palma.

He has also pointed out that 300 firms have already been registered in the unique record of affected and 30 professionals have been reinforced with 30 professionals for the perception of aid. "There will be mistakes and failures but nobody can blame us that efforts are not made before an unpublished situation" has added President Canarian.

For his part, the president of the Cabildo of La Palma, Mariano Hernández Zapata, has highlighted the "immense wave of solidarity" and has announced the imminent distribution of donations received by the insular corporation to those affected.

Mariano Hernández Zapata has highlighted the commitment and joint work of all administrations to guarantee a future for the entire palm tree. Among other sectors, he has referred to tourism, which will be key to the recovery of the palm and has alluded to the effort of "all" so that those affected can recover their project of life.

Updated Date: 07 November 2021, 14:31

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