If the act is approved in the Economic Matters Commission, the bill would move on to the Legislative Assembly.
The idea is for the bill to be passed before the end-year recess, which starts December 18th.
"This project extends the existing Free Zone law by adding a new category for manufacturing companies, and puts the country in line with WTO Agreements on subsidies and compensatory measures", reported Elfinancierocr.com.
The companies are asking for reforms to the Law of Incentives that would allow a reduction in income tax starting 2015.
Nacion.com reports on its website: "Timothy Scott, director of the Association of Free Zone Companies (Azofras), explained that the companies are asking that the new tariff that will come into effect in 2015 be "one digit" (less than 10%).
San Miguel Industrial Park is the only park that owns a construction and consulting company. We offer the Free Zone location with the perfect building to suit your manufacturing needs. Our flexible layouts allow an easy future growth. Because of this fact we can offer exactly what our clients need at a very competitive price. Clients can own a building or they can enter a lease agreement. Because of this flexibility many world known companies have chosen to work with us. We are licensed to build in Honduras providing the best free zone laws in the industry maximizing profitability.
Operates in Honduras and Honduras
Phone: (504) 2556-7373 - (504) 94510322
London & Regional Panama is the master developer of the former Howard air base in Panama, now called PANAMA PACIFICO.
Panama Pacifico, a mixed-use, business, residential and recreational center, will be created over 40 years by renowned developer London & Regional Panama in conjunction with the government of Panama. For those expanding business overseas, retiring in Latin America or simply visiting this beautiful locale, our sustainable, mixed-use business center and residential hub provides a balance of world-class amenities, infrastructure and services.
Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama
Phone: (507) 316-3500
ATS El Salvador is a Customs Agency with 26 years of providing services for imports, exports, transits, consultancies and international transport.
Operates in El Salvador
Phone: (503) 2235 6522 - (503) 2235 6524