No More Fiscal Embargos Without A Court Order

In Costa Rica the bill against tax fraud has removed the power of the tax authorities to collect and put in place embargoes through an administrative decision.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Instead, members of the ruling party will support the proposal that tax debts be resolved in the courts, "... as the Ministry of Finance negotiated with representatives of the National Liberation Front party (PLN), Social Unit Cristian Party (PUSC) and the Libertarian Movement Party. " The only condition imposed by the Citizen Action Party (PAC) is that the requests for embargos be resolved by the courts within a period of 3 working days.

".. Furthermore, a team must be created called tax collectors, composed of lawyers from the Directorate General of Taxation, in charge of making the defaulters pay. reports that among other negotiated changes to the project, "it was agreed to remove the item from that project that condemns tax advisors if the Taxation Offfices believes they were wrong."

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