ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Aug 2016

Argentina has launched a tax benefit package to promote the use of local content within the automobile industry.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Argentinian Senate and Congress. Senado y Cámara de Diputados de la Nación Argentina. Ley 27.263 http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/260000-264999/263955/norma.htm

Inception date: 01 Aug 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Localisation incentive

Since 1 August 2016, Argentinian car manufacturers can enjoy a special fiscal benefit that allows them to obtain electronic vouchers with a transferable tax credit valid to pay the VAT in later fiscal exercises. To obtain this fiscal bonification, a minimum local content requirement in the final product is mandatory.

In the case of cars, trailers, engines and agricultural vehicles, the minimum local content requirement is 30%, whereas for trucks and other automobile parts are 25% and 10% respectively. The range of the tax benefit varies between 4% to 15% of the sales value depending on the total local content amount.