The President of the Republic, Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: AFP
President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday (2) he would call on the Supreme Court (STF) to force states to set a value for the movement of goods and services tax (ICMS) on fuels. During the weekly live, the president indicated that he will present to the Court a direct action of unconstitutionality (ADI) on the subject.
The president held governors accountable for the rise in gasoline and diesel. “The action is pretty clear. I am not a constitutionalist, no. Amendment 33 [de 2001]it is quite clear that the ICMS value must be a fixed nominal value. Then Parliament will decide what to do, “he said.