Aerial view of the Esplanade des Ministries in Brasilia | Photo: Ana Volpe / Senate Agency
In view of the high tax collection by the federal government, President Jair Bolsonaro announced this Wednesday (21) that the Ministry of the Economy will release all the resources provided for in the Budget for the ministries.
“We have to take our responsibilities, we are working, we managed it yesterday here with Paulo Guedes and several other ministers as well, because the collection has increased in a frightening way, I am even positively concerned, obviously, the collection has increased in a frightening way , we have decided to release all the resources provided for in the budget of the ministries, everyone, ”he said in an interview with Jovem Pan radio in Itapetininga (SP).
The eventuality took place at the start of the year in the economic context impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The total amount blocked in the budgets of the ministries reaches 4.5 billion reais.