Government Changes Technical Agreement on Tax

Guatemala's business associations are asking for explanations about the government's decision not to accept the changes already agreed on by a bipartisan technical committee.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

"Andres Castillo, president of the Committee of Commercial, Industrial and Financial Associations (Cacif), explained that the technical committee formed by the Ministry of Finance, the Tax Authority, the Vice President and the private sector" reached agreement on 28 items which were drafted with the preamble, "which were rejected by Perez Centeno", reported

"We do not understand why they are not giving credit to that document. We requested a meeting with the President and the Minister to explain why we are not accepting this", said Castillo.

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