Digital companies ask Mexico to soften its stance on taxation
From：Taiwan Trade Center Mexico
Facebook, Google, Twitter, Mercado Libre and Airbnb, among other of the 12 firms that make up the Internet Latin American Association (ALAI), asked Mexican authorities for more time to comply with the new rules of the 2020 Tax Package.
They consider it necessary to have 12 months instead of one, as proposed in the fiscal miscellaneous, because that took time in Europe, especially in France, where in last July there were able to establish a 3% tax of the income of digital economy business.
With more time, they believe, they can prevent being turned off and even a general digital outage, which can have an esteemed economic impact of US $ 323 million per day, equivalent to 0.03% of the country´s GDP.
For those who do not pay the 16% VAT rate in Mexico of those who do not register to tax authorities, there will be administrative sanctions, such as the suspension of the connection with public telecommunications network in Mexico.
In addition, the names of the non-complying will be published in the blacklist of faulty taxpayers of the Tax Administration Service (SAT) and in the Federation´s Official Journal, so that recipients of their services in national territory abstain from hiring them in the future.