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Factsheet for measure PT-2022-1/2915 – measures in Portugal
|Country||Portugal , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 01 January 2022 – 31 December 2026|
|Context||COVID-19, War in Ukraine|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Responses to inflation
– Support for fuel expenses
|Author||Paula Carrilho and Heloísa Perista - CESIS|
|Measure added||15 September 2022 (updated 10 October 2022)|
The Law 84/2021 of 6 December extends until 31 December 2026 the validity of article 70 of the Tax Benefits Statute (Estatuto dos Benefícios Fiscais - EBF), created by the Decree-Law 215/89 of 1 de July, in an extraordinary context of rising fuel prices, as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic and more recently the war in Ukraine.
For the following categories of vehicles, 120% of the value of fuel acquired in Portuguese territory is deductible from taxable income:
No information to date.
|Does not apply to workers||Applies to all businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
No involvement of any social partner organisation in the design, implementation and monitoring of the measure.
Eurofound (2022), Support to road transport of passengers and goods, measure PT-2022-1/2915 (measures in Portugal), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/PT-2022-1_2915.html
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