MADRID, Dec. 11 (.) –
Andalusia and Catalonia have been the autonomous communities under the common regime that have received the most money from the endowment of 7,467 million euros that the Government provided for the year 2022, outside the regional financing system, to cover the negative liquidations of 2020 and to the return of the VAT of the year 2017 after the ruling of the Supreme Court that forced the State to reimburse this money.
According to the new number of the Fiscal and Financial Observatory of the Autonomous Communities published by Fedea, Andalusia has received a total of 1,829 million euros of this extraordinary income (569 million for 2017 VAT and 1,261 million for the compensation of the negative liquidation ), while Catalonia has benefited from 1,099 million euros (561 for VAT and 538 for negative settlement).
After these two communities is Madrid, which has received a total of 921 million euros (425 for VAT and 496 for negative settlement). They are followed by Galicia, with 617 million euros –225 and 392–; Castilla y León, with 568 million –195 and 373–; Castilla-La Mancha, with 514 million –145 and 369–; Aragon, with 377 million –102 and 275–; Extremadura, with 312 million –99 and 213–; Valencian Community, with 267 million –267 and 0–; Asturias, with 230 million –80 and 150–; Cantabria, with 208 million –63 and 146–; Murcia, with 172 million –85 and 86–; Canary Islands, with 147 million –147 and 0–; La Rioja, with 136 million –32 and 104– and the Balearic Islands, with 69 million –60 and 0–.
This endowment of more than 7,000 million euros, which goes outside the regional financing system, is included in the General State Budget (PGE) for 2022 and covers the VAT refund of 2017 and the negative liquidations of the year 2020 .
In the case of the 2017 VAT refund, this complies with the judgments of the Supreme Court that forced the State to return to the autonomous communities under the common regime the liquidation of this tax from five years ago.