The ruling and opposition parties tentatively agreed to the processing of the second supplementary budget for supporting small businesses and disbursing disaster subsidies at the National Assembly on the afternoon of the 23rd.



Accordingly, the supplementary budget bill is expected to be finally passed at the plenary session late tonight, after a final agreement between the two parties' floor leadership and a revision resolution by the Special Committee on Budget and Settlement of the National Assembly.



The amount of the supplementary budget agreed by the opposition and opposition parties is 349,000 won, which is 1.9 trillion won more than the government bill.



Rep. Maeng Seong-gyu, a member of the National Assembly Preliminary Committee, also met with reporters at the National Assembly and said, "After an agreement between the ruling and opposition parties has been reached, the Ministry of Strategy and Finance has entered into coefficient adjustment."



Disaster subsidy will be extended from the bottom 80% of income to the bottom 88% of income, and 12% of high-income earners will be excluded from the payment.



The selection criteria will be determined by income, and those with an annual salary of 50 million won or more based on a single household will be excluded.



In the case of dual-income households, in the case of a four-person household, five persons are applied, and the standard will be applied by increasing the number of persons by one more than the original number.



As a result, the disaster subsidy will be paid at a rate of 250,000 won per person, excluding the top 12%.



Although the 'disaster relief payment' adopted by the Democratic Party as its party argument did not go through the opposition of the government and the opposition, it is evaluated that it is a compromise that has expanded the target of payment rather than the 'lowest 80% of income', the first government proposal.



However, it is reported that the 'credit card cashback' project for high-income earners will be cut by about 400 billion won from the original 1.1 trillion won.



The ruling and opposition parties also agreed to increase the amount of support for small businesses by up to 1.6 trillion won, including the recovery fund and loss compensation.



It is known that the maximum amount of the recovery fund was agreed to be 20 million won.



Earlier, in the process of discussing the supplementary budget, the People's Power took the position that support for small businesses should be strengthened.



The repayment of KRW 2 trillion in government bonds specified in the supplementary budget bill submitted by the government will proceed as scheduled.

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