Legal or not, the tax plan that is in the process in Congress, if approved, would have users of Uber pay the Value Added Tax (VAT) on their trips.
The VAT on Uber trips would be 13%.
According to Priscilla Piedra, the general director of Hacienda (Treasury), the tax will be charged regardless of whether the service provided by Uber is legalized or not.
“The tax is charged regardless of the legality of the service,” said Piedra.
The tax plan promoted by the current government and president-elect Carlos Alvarado was approved in a special legislative commission last Tuesday.
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Next week, the bill will go to the plenary (legislative assembly) to receive motions, which will then be discussed in