ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Aug 2012In August 2012, the government of Venezuela announced a change in the tax legislation for exporters.
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Resolution No. 3248 of 31 August 2012, published in the Official Gazette no. 39.999 of 3 September 2012:
Travieso Evans Arria Rengel & Paz, Venezuela Legal and Economic Newsletter of September 2012: http://www.traviesoevans.com/newsletter/09-newsletter-september-2012-ing.pdf
On 31 August 2012, Venezuela's Ministry of Planning and Finance (Ministerio del Poder Popular de Planificación y Finanzas) adopted Resolution No. 3248 introducing a tax refund regime entitled CERT (Certificados Especiales de Reintegro Tributario) of VEF 800 million (approx. USD 127 million) directed towards Venezuelan exporters in general.
This measure entered into force on 3 September 2012.