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The Subsecretary of Open Government and Digital Country, dependent on the Chief of Cabinet of Ministers), created the Vacunación COVID-19 database by means of Disposition No. 06/2021, published in the Official Gazette on 21 April 2021. Its purpose is to organize, accelerate and make effective the administration of vaccines authorized by the competent entities and jurisdictions against COVID-19, contributing to the prevention of the virus and the limitation of its health consequences.

In view of several controversies that have arisen during the last days, the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security (“Ministry of Labor”), by means of a note, ratified the validity of Joint Resolution No. 4/2021, by which it has established that employers are entitled to summon workers included in the assumptions of exemption from the duty of attendance to face-to-face work if such workers have received at least the first dose of any of the vaccines intended to generate acquired immunity against COVID-19.

Within the framework of the economic emergency in occupational matters, currently in force at least until 31 December 2021, the executive has enacted Emergency Decree (DNU) No. 266/2021, by which it has extended the prohibition to dismiss without just cause, as well as to perform terminations or suspensions for lack or reduction of work, or for force majeure, until 31 May 2021.

The federal tax authority (FTA) extended to 16 April 2021 the deadline for the presentation of the affidavit and the payment of the “solidarity and extraordinary contribution to help mitigate the effects of the pandemic” (“Contribution”) created by Law No. 27,605 (“Law”).

The federal tax authority (FTA) extended the suspension regarding the filings of tax foreclosure procedures until 31 May 2021 for micro and small companies and the taxpayers that develop economic activities that were critically affected.

In addition, for the rest of the taxpayers, the seizures on financial entities or on accounts receivable and the judicial intervention of cash were suspended until 31 May 2021.

In brief The federal tax authority (FTA) extended to 16 April 2021 the deadline for the presentation of the affidavit and the payment of the “solidarity and extraordinary contribution to help mitigate the effects of the pandemic” (“Contribution”) created by Law No. 27,605 (“Law”). Contents In more detail Who must…

On 8 March 2021, through Resolutions Nos. 50 and 51 (“Resolutions”) from the Nation’s Mining Secretary, more than 100 exploration companies and 33 mining services companies  –  indicated in Annex I of each of the Resolutions  –  have been preventively discharged from the Mining Investments Registry of Law No. 24,196. The preventive discharged was for one year. The  companies that have been preventively discharged will be able to request reinstatement to the Mining Investment Registry in accordance with Section 4 of Resolution No. 118/2020, only if is not definitive.

The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) modified some regulations of the Regime for the Promotion of the Knowledge Economy (“Regime”). These regulations relate to, among others, the procedure of registration in the registry of beneficiaries of the Regime; the procedure for the use, consultation and imputation of the tax credit bonds; the information that the beneficiaries must provide on social security matters; and the annual revalidation of benefits.

In brief On 12 March 2021, Law No. 27,613 (“Law”) was published in the Official Gazette, through which an “Incentive Regime for Argentine Federal Construction and Access to Housing” was implemented, aimed at promoting development or investment in real estate projects carried out in Argentina. The main aspects that were…