July 29, 2019 / 7:42 PM / 4 months ago

Bolsonaro says will send tax-cut bill to Brazil Congress in August

FILE PHOTO: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro looks on during a National Soccer Day Cerenomy in Brasilia, Brazil July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday that his far-right government intends to send to Congress at the start of next month a bill to lower taxes.

“Reducing the tax burden is in our plans, lowering the income tax a little,” Bolsonaro said during a Facebook live broadcast in which he was getting his hair cut.

Reporting by Lisandra Paraguassu; Editing by Richard Chang

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