Flexible taxes in Uruguay

Julio Calzada, drug czar of Uruguay:  “We had begun working with a low tax; now we have a flexible tax, which will be able to move. Our law allows for that, and at least our low tax – that’s what allows us to compete with the black market. Eventually as the legal market develops and grows we could raise taxes.”  here or at https://vimeo.com/130489985 at the 40’24” mark

UPDATE:  Bryce Pardo says that rates have not been set yet.  So I guess this statement indicates intention rather than fact.  If you listen to the Spanish, Impuestos = taxes.


Author: patoglesby

From 1982 to 1990, I worked in tax policy for Committees of the United States Congress. In recent years, I was Adjunct Lecturer at UNC-Chapel Hill's Business School and then Adjunct Professor at its Law School.

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