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On Sept. 8, 2013, Mexican President Peña Nieto submitted a bill to the Mexican Congress to amend several tax statutes as well as to amend Articles 4 and 123 of the Mexican Federal Constitution. Within the statement of intent, the bill describes the objective of increasing the federal tax collections by around 240 billion pesos (0.005 percent of the forecasted federal income) to create a universal social security system, provide unemployment insurance and create a general pension for people over 65 years of age.
In order to achieve the referred increase, the bill proposes to eliminate, increase or decrease the following:
Corporations and Individuals
The bill submitted by President Peña Nieto, rather than targeting the untaxed sector of the economy and increasing the base of taxpayers, focuses instead on more stringent taxes on the taxing in a more stringent manner the already captive taxpayers, hence imposing an additional burden on companies as well as on the middle class individuals who will be heavily impacted. As the bill is discussed at the Mexican Congress we will provide further client-alerts addressing potential impact on specific industries.
If you have any questions regarding the status of the referred bills or wish to further discuss the risks involved or potential impact of them to your business, please contact Roberto Arena (email@example.com; +18.104.22.1684.8542), Fernando Camarena (firstname.lastname@example.org; +22.214.171.1244.8544) or Aldo Mendoza (email@example.com; +126.96.36.199.4521) of Gardere’s Mexico City office or Charlie Meacham (firstname.lastname@example.org 713.276.5633) of Gardere's Houston office.
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