Food Industry: NO More Taxes

The Costa Rican Chamber of the Food Industry is sticking to its position of not accepting any proposal for new taxes or changes to existing ones.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

From a statement issued by the Costa Rican Chamber of Food Industry (CACIA):

Food industrialists do not accept any initiative or reform that seeks to create new taxes

• It considers new taxes will generate an immediate impact on the pockets of Costa Ricans.

October 2014. The Costa Rican Chamber of the Food Industry, CACIA, maintains its position of not accepting any proposal for new taxes or changes to existing ones, pending structural reforms which resolve problems in the expenditure side, where the major causes of budget shortages are to be found.

Food industrialists cite as examples the financial pension model, the system for public sector wages, laws without budgetary content, not meeting standards and accountability for public expenditure on education and health, abuse of collective agreements, etc.



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