On Friday, October 7, a workshop will be held on the tax on sugary drinks, with the aim of presenting the economic effect of this tax figure, as well as generating debate around it.
The presentation day will start on Friday, October 7 at 9:30 am in the Ignasi Villalonga Villalba Room of the Faculty of Economics (first floor). The inauguration will be in charge of Francisco Muñoz Murgui, dean of the Faculty of Economics; Rafael Beneyto Cabanes, General Director of Taxes and Gambling of the Generalitat Valenciana; and Amadeo Fuenmayor Fernández, director of the Regional Taxation Chair.
Next, a round table will be set up made up of Marta Espasa Queralt, Secretary of the Treasury of the Generalitat of Catalonia and Isaura Navarro Casillas, Autonomous Secretary of Public Health and the Public Health System of the Generalitat Valenciana.
The second part of the workshop will consist of the presentation of two communications. The first of them will be given by Judit Vall, from the University of Barcelona and a member of the IEB, who will address the evaluation of the Catalan tax on sugary drinks. Subsequently, Ángeles Pla Vall, from the University of Valencia, will deal with the possibilities and limitations of taxing sugar-sweetened beverages in her presentation. Finally, the closing of the workshop will take place.
This meeting is part of the series of Workshops organized by the University of Valencia, the Department of Applied Economics of the Faculty of Economics UV, the Ministry of Finance and GVA Economic Model, the Chair of Regional Taxation and its research group EvalPub.
9:30 PRESENTATION OF THE DAY
Francisco Muñoz Murgui, Dean of the Faculty of Economics
Rafael Beneyto Cabanes, Director General of Taxes, Generalitat Valenciana
Amadeo Fuenmayor Fernández, Director of the Regional Taxation Chair
10:00 FIRST PART: ROUND TABLE
Marta Espasa Queralt, Secretary of Finance, Generalitat de Catalunya:
“Creación e implementación del impuesto sobre bebidas azucaradas en Cataluña”
Isaura Navarro Casillas, Autonomous Secretary of Public Health and the Public Health System, Department of Universal Health and Public Health
11:15 COFFE BREAK
11:45 PART TWO: COMMUNICATIONS
Judit Vall, University of Barcelona & IEB:
“Evaluación del impuesto catalán sobre las bebidas azucaradas”
Ángeles Pla Vall, University of Valencia:
“Posibilidades y limitaciones de la imposición sobre bebidas azucaradas”