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The federal government allocates R$ 10.9 billion to pay truck drivers and taxi drivers – Portal CM7 – Notícias de Manaus i Amazonas

By Henrique on July 29, 2022 at 8:31 am

Brazil – President Jair Bolsonaro (PL) signed a temporary measure this Thursday (28th) releasing BRL 10.9 billion in extraordinary credit for the payment of compensation to truck drivers and taxi drivers. The MP is published in the additional edition of the DOU (Diário Oficial da União).

Credit is directed to the Department of Labor and Social Security for the payment of benefits and also to states and federal districts that have given ICMS tax credits (goods and services tax) to producers or distributors of hydrated ethanol.

The concessions were approved in the PEC (Proposal for Amendments to the Constitution) of courtesy, the cost of which was estimated at R$41.25 billion. The text also increased the value of Auxílio Brasil from R$400 to R$600.

The trucker will receive two installments on August 9. Taxi driver, from August 16. That’s 5.4 billion BRL for 6 vouchers truck drivers and R$ 2 billion for 6 vouchers taxi drivers.

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