Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu gave assurances again on Tuesday that the Government will not increase fees and taxes or introduce new ones in 2024. “We are looking for solutions to reduce labor taxation and continue measures to increase budget revenues by combating evasion and by better collection, including improving management at ANAF and Vămi,” said Ciolacu.
Marcel CiolacuPhoto: AGERPRES
On Tuesday, the Prime Minister coordinated the meeting of the Tripartite National Council for Social Dialogue, where several issues of concern to the Government, unions and employers were discussed.
- “We are preparing the budget for next year, on which we will consult with the social partners. I want to be very clear: in 2024 we will not increase taxes and we will not introduce new taxes that will burden Romanians and the business environment.
- We are looking for solutions to reduce labor taxation and continue measures to increase budget revenues by combating evasion and better collection, including improving management at ANAF and Customs.
- We are taking all steps at the governmental level to start the year 2024 with the adopted budget, in order to have the predictability necessary for the business environment”, stated Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu.
The minimum wage debate continues
Consultations with the social partners, within the Tripartite National Council for Social Dialogue, will also continue regarding the level of the guaranteed minimum wage in the economy.
- “The government will take a decision on the minimum wage only after it has been agreed with the social partners”, emphasized the head of the Executive.
At today’s meeting with the unions and employers’ associations, other topics of interest were discussed, such as ensuring the workforce, the implementation of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan and the dialogue with the representatives of the European Commission.
Also, the order of the Minister of Labor and Social Solidarity regarding the establishment of collective bargaining sectors was discussed in the first reading and the regulation regarding collaboration within the Tripartite National Council for Social Dialogue, according to the new Social Dialogue Law, was analyzed.