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Luis Manuel Pellerano, the new president of the National Association of Young Entrepreneurs (Anje) calls for a comprehensive revision of the Tax Code. The government at present has announced the urgency of passing what is known as the tax reform, which in the past has just meant more taxes.

Pellerano who was just sworn in for the 2021-2022 term at Anje also sees as key issues the government has to tackle are the improvement of the quality of education, electricity system, and government spending.

Pellerano says the governments have been postponing tackling these problems for decades.

“As a country we still have to face the enormous structural and institutional challenges that we already had before the pandemic: the quality of education, public safety, the strengthening of transparency and institutionality, the tax system, the electricity system, the framework of labor...

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