Administrative Council of Tax Appeals (Carf) suspends judgments due to strike by Federal Revenue auditors

This Tuesday (05/16/23), the Administrative Council of Tax Appeals (Carf) decided to suspend the trials scheduled for this week due to the start of a strike by Federal Revenue auditors. The strikers demand the regulation of the payment of the efficiency bonus for the category of Federal Revenue servants.

Nine trial sessions were scheduled between Tuesday and Thursday (05/18/23).

In a statement, Carf informed that the suspension occurred due to the lack of the minimum number of advisors for the installation and deliberation of the collegiate, as representatives of the National Treasury joined the strike movement of the functional category.

The decision to suspend the trials was taken by the president of the council, Carlos Higino Ribeiro de Alencar, through an ordinance.

According to Sindifisco Nacional, the entity that represents the auditors, the intensification of the mobilization was decided in an assembly on Monday (15/05/23). In addition to the strike, auditors are also holding a protest and refusing to use the IRS computers this Tuesday (16) and Wednesday (17).

In addition to regulating the efficiency bonus provided for in a 2017 law, auditors are also demanding more budgetary resources for the Federal Revenue Service and the replacement of employees through public competitions, as they have observed a reduction in the agency’s budget and the lack of hiring.