Last week, an email notification alerted about 88,000 holders of a ‘Single Taxpayer Registry’ (RUC), that they must go to the municipal tax office to pay their “municipal patent.” This payment must be made even if taxpayers have not maintained recent economic activity or work without a business premises or office. In fact, the deadline for the contribution expired in June, so the corresponding fines and arrears will apply. The financial director of the Municipality, Jaime Patricio Abad, indicated that the amount to be collected by the Municipality is approximately $8 million, of which more than 80 percent is still to be…
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