ARGENTINA: BASES LAW AND PALLIATIVE RELEVANT TAX MEASURES LAW.

Today the Argentine Official Gazette published Law No. 27,742 -“Bases and Starting Point for the Freedom of the Argentine People” (“Bases Law”) and Law No. 27,743 – “Palliative and Relevant Tax Measures” – (“Fiscal Package”). A. The Bases Law is a comprehensive Act that entails tax and non-tax-related matters, including but not limited to: 1. … Continued

PARAGUAY – SPAIN DOUBLE TAX TREATY AND PROTOCOL PROMULGATION.

On May 29th, the Paraguayan Official Gazette published the promulgation of the Paraguay – Spain Double Tax Treaty (“DTT”) signed on March 25th, 2023, from which we highlight the following aspects: 1. Scope: Individual, Corporate, and Non-Residents Income Taxes, Dividends, and Profits Tax. 2. Permanent Establishment (“PE”): An individual or entity is closely linked to an entity if, in … Continued

PANAMA: FATCA and Automatic Exchange of Information.

On May 8th, 2024, the Official Gazette of Panama published Resolution No. 201-2572 containing the Registration, User Change, and Entities’ Deactivation Process concerning FATCA and Automatic Exchange of Information (“AOI”) Portal. Financial Institutions that after establishing their internal policies, processes, procedures and control structures identify that there are reportable accounts in line with Laws No. … Continued

ARGENTINA: EXTRAORDINARY PAYMENT ON ACCOUNT OF INCOME TAX – HYDROCARBON SECTOR 

An Extraordinary Payment on Account of Income Tax for the Hydrocarbon Sector was published today in the Official Gazette of Argentina through General Resolution No. 5453/2023.  Entities carrying out any of the activities below shall be subject to the payment on account obligations provided that in the FY 2022 or FY 2023 Income Tax return, … Continued

Ecuador: REGULATIONS TO THE NEW TAX ON NON-RETURNABLE PLASTIC BOTTLES

Last November 24th, Executive Decree No.929 was published in Ecuador, establishing the procedure for purposes of reporting and paying the Tax on No-Returnable Plastic Bottles (“PET” bottles) (“IRBP”) established by Decree-Law No. 877, as well as the requirements, conditions, and limits applicable to payments to transformer recyclers. These regulations apply at the national level to … Continued