This measure will allow many people living in the country to receive their salaries without losing purchasing power, that is, if they bill their services in dollars or any other currency, they will be able to maintain their salaries in that currency.
It is estimated that hundreds of thousands of professionals will benefit from this initiative promoted by the Minister of Economy, Sergio Massathrough the Knowledge Economy Secretariat headed by Ariel Sugarchuk. With just registration in the single tax classes that the new system will enable, individual workers who export services abroad will have access to social work, benefits and family credits, among other related points. In addition, this measure will contribute to the national economy in general by managing to increase the collection of foreign currency for export services that have not been registered so far.
“This project encourages the development of the activity of independent professionals and talents from various branches based on the knowledge that today is exporting services abroad”Sujarchuk confirmed. He added that too “Expands rights among a sector that exists today in the informal sector”.
- Frederick (33 years old)programmer Freelance work Who provides services to a company in the US, listed the advantages and disadvantages of working abroad: “Although it is a good income, it is also a problem to access that money because you are always on the sidelines. The best is to earn like any other salary and have contributions And social work and being empty in the system like all legitimate business.
“You end up paying a lot of commissions in the middle to be able to use the money, which, in the end, would be the same as paying a monotributo or the corresponding taxes. Instead of that money going to the state and real dollars coming into the country, it ends up going to a middleman.
- Peter (27 years old) He is an architect and also works for a company in the US developing landscape and exterior design projects for single-family homes. He is responsible for plans and presentation in 3D images to clients.
“Monotributo-Tech can benefit me in multiple ways, but I think the most important thing is to allow me to enter the tax system, to be able to contribute, to have access to credits and the various benefits that are involved in being empty-handed. In short, benefiting from the work one does so hard without That hurts the loss of purchasing power.”
- Florence (40 years old) She has a degree in International Relations and works as a digital education consultant for a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Chile. “I work on designing and assembling virtual educational projects,” he explained.
Florencia commented, “Currently, one of the complications I’m having is not being able to receive my professional fees directly into an account in Argentina, which prevents me from being sure of knowing when I’m going to get that money.” “This system will allow me to make all contributions in a transparent manner, pay my pension contributions, and be able to access my salary in the country,” he concluded.
This initiative is based on an integrated and comprehensive vision in conjunction with a series of incentives for the knowledge economy – the third export sector in the country that is expected to generate foreign exchange for $ 10 billion in 2023 – and comes in response to the demand of many many professionals who today practice their activity informally while seeking To integrate these talents into the country through a comprehensive state policy.
The “Simplified System for Small Exporters of LEC Services and Esports” awaits treatment in the National Congress. According to the bill, it will be compatible with the general system, the simplified system, and with employees in a dependent relationship, provided that the registration is for the development of an activity different from the one covered by Mono-Tech.
The requirements to join will be: to be resident in Argentina, to be a human person and to have income for the last 12 months less than or equal to one of the three categories stipulated in the new monotributo program up to US$10,000, US$20,000 and A$30,000 per year. Programmers, computer scientists, journalists, university professors, gamers, architects, screenwriters, translators and all workers who export knowledge-based services abroad will have access to it.
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