Tuesday, 04 July 2023 00:42

Treasury and the DGII continue to carry out operations to combat tax evasion

Written by Evelyn Alas

The Ministerio de Hacienda, through the Dirección General de Impuestos Internos (DGII), continues to develop actions to combat tax evasion throughout the salvadoran territory.

Therefore, as part of Phase 4 of the Anti Evasion Plan, elements of the DGII went this week to stores and restaurants located in different areas of the national territory, in order to identify taxpayers who do not issue the documents established by the Tax Code to their customers.

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During the operations it was determined that more than 80% of the inspected establishments do not issue invoices to consumers, thus violating article 107 of the Tax Code, which establishes the obligation to issue to customers the receipts for purchases made.

These establishments will be subject to a due process with fines ranging from approximately US$600.

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The Ministerio de Hacienda explains that it will continue working hard to recover the funds that belong to salvadorans and to prosecute tax evaders who threaten the development of the country.

Last week the institution deployed 100 elements of the General Directorate of Internal Taxes in the eastern part of the country to verify compliance with tax responsibilities by restaurants, car dealerships, pharmacies, clothing stores, sales of dairy products, among others.

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Since the launching of the Anti-evasion Plan, 179 cases have been filed for alleged offenses against the tax authorities for an amount of US$175 million. To date, more than US$1,243 million has been identified and recovered.


Translated by: A.M