Argentina’s Tax Planning Information Regime, implemented in October 2020, aims to give tax authorities easy access to information as tax planning is carried out to reduce or eliminate taxes in the country. Baker McKenzie’s Martin Barreiro gives an overview of the regime.
General Resolution (AFIP) 5228, published in the Official Gazette on 7 July 2022, established the rules for the payment of the tax on online gambling. The rates applicable for the payment of the Tax were set forth by Decree 293/2022, published in the Official Gazette on 2 June 2022. The Resolution also included the list of the non-Argentine residents in charge of organizing/operating the online gambling subject to the Tax.
On 9 June 2022, Joint General Resolution No. 5205/2022 of the Federal Tax Authority and the National Mining Secretariat was published in the Official Gazette. Such resolution repeals Joint General Resolution 4428/2019 and sets the new regulatory framework applicable to subjects that have borne, in a fiscal year and in national jurisdiction, a total tax and/or tariff burden higher than what would have corresponded for being beneficiaries of the tax stability provided in Article 8 of the Mining Investment Law, and wish to request the refund or crediting of the amounts paid in excess according to the provisions of paragraph c) of Article 4° of Annex I of Decree No. 1,089 of 7 May 2003.
By means of Decree 293/2022 published on the Official Gazette on 2 June 2022, the Executive Branch ruled the tax on online gambling.
By means of Provincial Law 15,339, published in the Official Gazette of the Province of Buenos Aires on 7 June 2022, the province of Buenos Aires adhered to the Knowledge Economy Promotional Regime. By adhering to the Regime, through granting tax benefits, the province of Buenos Aires seeks to promote the development of those activities that apply the use of knowledge and the digitalization of information to obtain goods, provide services and/or improve processes.
Baker McKenzie’s VAT/Indirect Tax Practice presented ‘Digital Services in Latin America,’ on 12 August 2020. This was the second presentation in the International VAT Conference Webinar Series, a global webinar series designed for VAT specialists from all industry sectors that aims to discuss the latest developing trends and hot topics in the VAT/GST and customs arena.