Friday, July 30, 2010

tax reform

Thursday, July 29, 2010
The government will not insist on the approval of tax reform this year due to the current fiscal defecit.
Édgar Balselles, recently appointed Minister for Public Finances, announced the decision.

La Prensagrafica.com reports comments from the Minister: "We plan to have a well developed proposal with short, medium and long term measures ready for 2011".

The country has one of the lowest rates of tax collection in Latin America.

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Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
View of Lake Atitlan and volcano from my apartment balcony in Panajachel. Taken by Catherine Todd June 2008.