alextrombone wrote: ↑
Sun May 10, 2020 9:15 pm
Considering many small businesses seem to contribute more in tax than Jumbo, that ought to be where more money could come from. I doubt it though.
Huh?.... as a (very) small business owner, the government extracts money from me in two main ways: via IVA, and on my profits. But like a lot of enterprises right now, no customers means no IVA to declare and no profits to tax.
Oh, and no income either.
So the government has been getting very little out of me just lately.
I don't see any bonos
being waved in my direction either, not that I would accept them. But I still have to fork out for my many other routine costs regardless.
Business generally was not doing well even before the October shit show.....2019 was our worst year in ten years, caused mainly by government mismanagement. Bachelet's Finance team didn't resign for no reason. Please don't point out the obvious btw, I know
that Piñera was ensconced by then. But the damage had already been done. Piñera's feeble response to the manufactured social outrage made things worse. All this before Coronavirus. Llueve sobre mojado.
Since my money is (was?) earned inside the country, the antics of those Santiago clowns affects my well-being.
Kinda gives a different perspective on things, which is why I take an interest in this depressing subject, its not about scoring points on a gringo forum.
Bienvenidos a Chaqueteo City.
Après moi, le déluge