ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Feb 2009

In February 2009, the government of Uruguay announced a targeted tax change.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Decree No. 90/009 (in Spanish),
http://www.adau.com.uy/innovaportal/file/1100/1/e1237.pdf


Inception date: 26 Feb 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Tax or social insurance relief

On 16 February 2009, Uruguay's Ministry of Economy and Finance adopted Decree No. 90/009 eliminating the value added tax (VAT) on imports of oranges, apples, potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions, carrots, garlic, red peppers, pumpkins and zucchinis.
 
This measure entered into force on 26 February 2009.

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