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Mexico could also apply a tax to foreign OTTs

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Cepal) considered that Mexico could obtain revenues valued in USD 178.8 million per year if it charges VAT to digital platforms and charges 3% for intermediation services from platforms like Netflix and others. The entity established in its report Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and [...]

Argentine provinces charge Netflix tax

Many Argentine provinces charge an aliquot on online subscription platforms like Netflix, Spotify, Airbnb and others. It is added to 21% Value Added Tax (VAT) imposed on digital content from international platforms sales, which Government started charging in the first half 2018. Salta province announced it will apply a 3.6% extra in OTT prices, which [...]

CPC wants to double taxes in Chile for Netflix

Alfonso Swett, president of Chilean Confederation of Production and Commerce (CPC), propose to charge a new tax and a major tribute to OTTs, more expensive than the ones introduced by the Government. Taxes must have at least a 19% rate, that means over 10% proposed by the tax modernization, he pointed. In his speech at [...]

Argentina’s FTA broadcasters claim for the heavy tax burden

Argentine FTA networks requested “lighten the backpack” in relation to the tax scheme, mainly for those that are paid by services of right management. This request was made within the framework of a meeting of the Association of Argentine Broadcasters (ATA), in which the head of the National Communications Agency (Enacom), Silvana Giudici, was present. [...]

Uruguay wants to tax Netflix and other Internet services

The Uruguayan Government included in its Accountability bill a change that would tax Netflix, Spotify and other companies offering services through the Internet. According to El Observador, Accountability bill states that income generated partially or totally abroad, will be considered 100% Uruguayan sourced. In this way, they will be included in the Income Tax for [...]

Brazilian Senate approves the tax on streaming services like Netflix

O Senado do Brasil aprovou na quarta-feira (14) um projeto que inclui plataformas como Netflix e o Spotify na lista de serviços que podem ser tributados, com alíquota de 2%, com o ISS (Imposto Sobre Serviços), de competência dos municípios e do Distrito Federal. A cobrança do imposto é feita diretamente sobre as empresas, que [...]