Gov’t Surpasses Tax Collection Goals for 2007
MANAGUA – The Nicaraguan Income Tax Office (DGI) reported this week that it surpassed its goals for 2007 by increasing tax collection by more than 121% from 2006.
Walter Porras of the DGI said that tax collection in 2007 was $678 million, up from $344.4 million in 2006. The goal for 2008, according to Porras, is to increase tax collection by another 13%.
Finance experts here have said for years that Nicaragua needs to improve its culture of paying taxes in compliance with the law.
You may be interested
Adaptive surfing, part II: The story of Dean BushbyEllen Zoe Golden - May 22, 2018
A three-part look at adaptive surfing in Costa Rica. Read Part I here to learn how a Central Pacific coach is…
Costa Rica launches Pride Connection networkElizabeth Lang - May 22, 2018
As Costa Rica continues to grapple with the disagreements about marriage equality and gender identity that dominated the second round…
Costa Rica at a glance: top news from the past weekThe Tico Times - May 21, 2018
Newly inaugurated Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado is closing in on two weeks on the job. Here are some of…