RTVE recorded losses of 31.6 million in 2020 and accumulated a debt of 184.1 million in the first quarter of 2021, according to the economic situation presented this Tuesday, June 1, by the president of the corporation, José Manuel Pérez Tornero, to the Board of Directors.
As reported by RTVE, the losses for 2020, according to the accounts formulated by RTVE’s Provisional Sole Administrator, were slightly higher than the previous year (29.6 million euros).
In this sense, it specifies that the budget for 2021 incorporates the financing needs not covered in previous years with the budgets carried over and accommodates coverage of the Tokyo Olympics, balancing the situation.
Tornero has also reported that the patrimonial situation and the evolution of the disputes that both RTVE and the rest of the public televisions maintain in relation to the application of VAT and its financial effect. In this sense, he explained that the Corporation’s debt at the end of March is 184.1 million euros and that it will soon have to pay an additional 126.2 million for VAT.
Extension of ‘Clear things’
On the other hand, the Board of Directors has approved the extension of ‘Clear things’, so it will remain on the air until July 22. There are sixteen more programs that will come to an end with the start of the special programming of the Tokyo Olympics.
In relation to hiring matters, the Board of Directors has approved the initiation of the tender for the security service and the award of the support service for the SAP licenses and the helicopter and manned aircraft service for capturing and transmitting images. , which are used in La Vuelta and other sporting events.