ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Jan 2014In January 2014, the government of Venezuela announced a change to the import-specific domestic duties.
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Decree no. 732 of 15 January 2014, published in Official Gazette no. 40.396 of 22 April 2014 (in Spanish): http://www.tsj.gov.ve/gaceta/abril/2242014/2242014-3962.pdf#page=13
Noticiero Legal, news item (in Spanish): http://www.noticierolegal.com/politica-y-gobierno/presidencia-de-la-republica/14120-exoneran-del-pago-de-iva-a-las-importaciones-de-bienes-exclusivos-para-los-centros-de-deporte-de-paz.html
On 15 January 2014, the President of the Republic, Nicolas Maduro, adopted Decree no. 732 which temporarily eliminates the Value Added Tax (VAT), import tariff, and the customs service tax on imports of various goods directed to the project 'Implementación Urbanística y Construccion de Centros de Deporte y Cultura (CDC) de Paz'.
The measure entered into force on 22 April 2014 and lasts one year.