The new tax, created under Law of the Free Tourist Zone of the Department of Islas de Bahia, ZOLITUR, will be charged by the airport concessionaire, InterAirports.
"The charges are set forth in Article 45 of the legislation, which was approved by Congress and published in the Official Newspaper on January 8th, 2007. The collection is called 'fees for environmental conservation and ZOLITUR security,” reported Laprensa.hn.
Analysis is underway to charge a specific tax on mobile telephony in 2010, either to all calls or just international ones.
A 0.1 Quetzal per minute tax (approximately $0.01), is one option being considered to increase fiscal revenues, within the National Emergency and Economic Recovery Program, know for its initials as PNERE.