Friday, 12 August 2022 16:03

US$4.1 million allegedly evaded in taxes by 3 corporations and 2 legal entities

Written by Evelyn Alas

The Minister of Finance, Alejandro Zelaya, arrived at the Fiscalía General de la República (FGR) to present 5 new notices to the Dirección de Defensa de los Intereses del Estado por presunta evasión fiscal de Impuesto Sobre la Renta (ISR) and Value Added Tax (VAT).

The first of the cases is a company dedicated to the purchase of footwear, clothing and accessories, for half a million dollars of Income Tax.

The second case is a financial and real estate services company for US$350 thousand in income tax.

The third case is a company dedicated to the repair of heavy vehicles and the alleged evasion is for US$460 thousand in income tax and VAT.

The fourth case, according to the head of the Treasury, is a legal entity dedicated to the programming and development of software, technologies and oursorcing, which has not filed its VAT returns for US$175 thousand.

As for the fifth notice is for US$2 million 600 thousand evaded by a natural person engaged in the purchase and sale of fruits and vegetables.

Alejandro Zelaya, calls on taxpayers to adhere to the national legislation and take advantage of the opportunities that the Treasury provides so that they can bring their tax commitments up to date.

He said that in a few days they will give notice about some tools that they will manage so that people can carry out their tax formalities on time and according to the Law.

The Deputy Director of Internal Taxes of the Ministry of Finance, Luis Cañas, reported that so far 172 notices have been presented for a value of US$155.5 million, resources that the State will recover to invest in various areas for the good of salvadorans.