ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Aug 2009

In August 2009, the government of Uruguay announced a change in the tax legislation for exporters.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Sep 2009 | Removal date: 01 Jul 2014
Still in force

Tax-based export incentive

On 20 August 2009, Uruguay's Ministry of Economy and Finance adopted Decree No. 389/009 introducing a 4 per cent tax refund on the export of fish, leather, fireboard, paper, silk, yarn, fabrics, cotton, textiles, carpets, clothes, machinery and other products. This measure entered into force on 1 September 2009 for the period of six months.
 
On 20 April 2010, Uruguay's Ministry of Economy and Finance adopted Decree No. 132/010 extending the previous measure from 1 March 2010 for the period of six months.
 
On 14 September 2010, Uruguay's Ministry of Economy and Finance adopted Decree No. 281/010 extending the previous measure from 1 September 2010 for the period of six months.
 
On 14 April 2011, Uruguay's Ministry of Economy and Finance adopted Decree No. 142/011 extending the previous measure from 1 March 2011 until 31 December 2011.
 
On 28 December 2011, Uruguay's Ministry of Economy and Finance adopted Decree No. 474/011 extending the previous measure until 30 June 2012.
 
On 22 June 2012, Uruguay's Ministry of Economy and Finance adopted Decree No. 204/012 extending the previous measure until 31 December 2012.
 
On 26 December 2012, Uruguay's Ministry of Economy and Finance adopted Decree No. 421/012 extending the previous measure until 30 June 2013.
 
On 27 June 2013, Uruguay's Ministry of Economy and Finance adopted Decree No. 184/013 extending the previous measure until 31 December 2013.
 
On 17 December 2013, Uruguay's Ministry of Economy and Finance adopted Decree No. 393/013 extending the previous measure until 30 December 2014.