Fiscal stability, public finances in order, preserving and strengthening the economic sustainability of the County "are the major goals of this tax package for 2017.
The Municipal Council of Cascais will lower the municipal property tax (IMI) to 0.38%. This is one of the measures that the autarchy proposes in its fiscal package for 2017 and aims to "ease the tax burden on citizens, families and companies".
At the same time, it is planned to maintain the maximum discount amount in the family IMI. The goal is clear: "to continue to affirm Cascais as a county that is friendly to families and places people at the center of policies and because fiscal measures can make a difference in combating demographic winter and in promoting and protecting the family," Stresses
The municipality plans to create a stimulus for territorial cohesion and urban regeneration, with a reduction of 20% of the leased to the north of the Cascais Line, in the parishes of Parede-Carcavelos and São Domingos de Rana. "We encourage the regeneration of the municipality with exemption of IMI in the ARU for effective operations of qualification of the identified perimeter, as mechanism to induce the change, there is an increase of IMI for buildings degraded in the order of 30%," explains the municipality.
The solid urban waste (MSW) rate remains at the same level as in 2016, "interrupting a series of consecutive increases imposed on Cascais by external authorities." However, the Chamber remembers that, under the State Budget Law, the Municipal Fee for Rights of Way (which this House had abolished five years ago) was reintroduced in the amount of 0.25%. "Although the General Law of the State establishes the hypothesis of the creation of Municipal Taxes for Civil Protection, which are applied in neighboring municipalities, and although Cascais applies many resources to protect and guarantee the integrity of its territory - in 2016, a black year for The country, Cascais had a number of ignitions and burned area absolutely residual - the Executive considers that it should continue to bear fully the costs with Civil Protection. It should be noted in this regard that similar taxes mean 5 million euros of additional revenue In communes of the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon ", he affirms.
The autarchy says that this package of measures aims at promoting economic growth, social cohesion and territorial competitiveness. Relief of tax burden on families and businesses and encouragement of individual initiative. "Fiscal stability, public accounts in order, preservation and reinforcement of the economic sustainability of the county" are the main goals of this program.10/11/2016