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The Municipal Popular de Totana claims that the National Government to implement VAT super tourist products (11/11/2010)

The Spokesman of the PP and Councillor of Tourism, Maria Isabel Sánchez Ruíz, has publicly made a motion presented by the Municipal People's Party to the full in November requesting the National Government to super-reduced VAT applied to tourism products to revive the sector battered by the crisis.

In addition, you are prompted to enable the sector to standardize its tax burden compared to that of major competitors in our environment in order to avoid loss of competitiveness against other competitors are already moving in this direction by reducing VAT on products the tourism sector.

The popular council member recalled that the Commonwealth Totana Tourism Services Espuña and Tourism Consortium of it, and has a tourism potential, based on a number of unique resources, which can be constituted as an economic engine municipality where so launched vertebrate consensus and sustainable.

Remember that "the Department of Tourism, Trade, Craft, Markets, Market Square and Consumption of Ayuntamiento de Totana been working on the development and implementation of a Strategic Plan for Tourism Local."

Tourism, as pointed out, has traditionally been one of the main drivers of the Spanish economy for its ability to attract foreign capital to our country and therefore has been one of the productive sectors have been hit first by the economic crisis both for the domestic market's inability to generate tourism expenditure and the international market to generate demand for goods abroad.

Sánchez Ruiz has indicated that the situation is very worrying because tourism GDP has risen from 1.8% in 2001 to 0.6% in October 2010.

The mayor explained that since the Municipal People's Party is considered necessary to consolidate this growth with a series of measures to encourage this incipient upturn in demand so as to generate the necessary synergies for the implementation of sectoral economic activity and the other productive agents involved.

The popular recalled that "the House of the Congress of Deputies rejected last September the consideration of a bill to implement the PP super-reduced VAT of 4% tourism-related activities to address the crisis and allow the sector to "standardize their tax burden" off of the top contenders in our environment, such as France, Portugal or Germany. "

The initiative raised the application of super-reduced rate for the transport of passengers and goods, hotel services, camps and resorts, restaurants and, in general, the supply of food and beverages for consumption on the act, including previous order .

The House of the Congress of Deputies rejected last September the consideration of a bill to implement the PP super-reduced VAT of 4% tourism-related activities to address the crisis and allow the sector to "homogenize tax burden "off of the top contenders in our environment, such as France, Portugal and Germany.

The initiative raised the application of super-reduced rate for the transport of passengers and goods, hotel services, camps and resorts, restaurants and, in general, the supply of food and beverages for consumption on the act, including previous order .

The Central Executive should keep pace with countries such as Holland, Switzerland, Ireland or Iceland, which lowered the VAT rate that applies to tourism after passing, prior, widespread increases.

With this measure, as indicated by the mayor, while still providing a quality and sustainable tourism, will ease the tax burden that is subjected to both visitors and businessmen and will reactivate the application with a more competitive offer price level quality, sustainability and diversity.

Political rally on November 15

Moreover, the mayor pointed out that on Monday 15 November 20:30 hours will be held at the local headquarters, an act that will serve to account for the Budget Estado'2010 in this county within the campaign " + Employment & Social Welfare "which is carrying out the Popular Party for the next three months in the Region

Source: PP Totana. Foto: Totana.com

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