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Sergio Fajardo’s policies on economic issues

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average Colombian voter ranked them on the quiz.


the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Colombia raise taxes on the rich?

  Sergio Fajardo voterbaseLower the income tax rate and remove all existing tax loopholes for large corporations

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

  Sergio Fajardo voterbaseYes, but by drastically reducing the benefits and salaries of government officials

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize Colombian farmers?

  Sergio Fajardo voterbaseYes, but only for organic farms

the Economy  ›  VAT Rates

Should VAT rates be increased or decreased?

  Sergio Fajardo voterbaseDecrease, but only on food and medicine

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Sergio Fajardo voterbaseYes, and adjust it every year according to inflation

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?

  Sergio Fajardo voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Sergio Fajardo voterbaseHelp, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Sergio Fajardo voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Sergio Fajardo voterbaseLower

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should Colombian citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

  Sergio Fajardo voterbaseYes, as long as offshore income is reported