In Confaz, Finance Minister defends the end of the fiscal war
The first meeting of the National Council for Farm Policy (Confaz) had the surprise participation of the Minister of Finance, Joaquim Levy, who asked for the support of the States in this moment of fiscal adjustment to prevent the country from entering into an economic crisis. He also stressed to the finance secretaries across the country the need to end the fiscal war and establish rules for the validation of the tax benefits already granted.
Source: Electronic review (Ministry of Finance) - 05/02
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