Uruguay announces tax exemptions for small businesses and subsidies due to pandemic

Minister of Economy and Finance Azucena Arbeleche said that the Coronavirus Fund would have an estimated amount for 2021 of US$900 million for the different benefits and expenses.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Uruguayan Government announced on Tuesday, April 20, a series of economic and social measures, including tax exemptions or economic benefits, to combat the adverse effects left by the Covid-19 pandemic in the South American country.

This was announced at a press conference by the Ministers of Economy and Finance, Azucena Arbeleche; of Labor and Social Security, Pablo Mieres; of Tourism, Germán Cardoso; of Social Development, Pablo Bartol; and of Industry, Energy and Mining, Omar Paganini.

During the appearance, which was also attended by the President of Uruguay, Luis Lacalle Pou, Arbeleche said that . . .

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