The Superintendent of the Venezuelan Tax Authority issued Administrative Ruling No. SNAT/2023/00005, which designates who may be designated as a special taxpayer, their obligations and other relevant aspects. The Ruling repealed Administrative Ruling No. SNAT/2007/06852 and entered in force on 15 March 2023.
Presidential Decree No. 4.752 of 7 December 2022 established the Sub-Customs of Tienditas, which is tasked with the Management of the Main Customs Office of San Antonio del Táchira. The Decree entered into force on 7 December 2022.
On 2 May 2022, the National Assembly published the Partial Reform Law with the Rank, Value and Force of Law Against Corruption (“Reform”).
The Reform introduced, among others: (i) a broader definition of “Public Patrimony”; (ii) the obligation for electronic filing of the Sworn Statement of Net Worth through the creation of an automated system under the direction of the Office of the General Comptroller of the Republic; (iii) the annual update of the Affidavit; (iv) an increase in the sanctions by changing the Tax Unit for the official exchange rate of the currency of the highest value published by the Central Bank of Venezuela at the time of the payment; and (v) the unpaid suspension term for public officers.