Thursday, Apr 15, 2021

Restaurantes del distrito capital reciben exoneración de impuestos por uso de aceras y espacios públicos

Restaurants get tax exemption for the use of sidewalks and public spaces

Agreement No. 16 of February 19, 2021 was published in the Official Gazette, by which an exemption is granted in the payment of municipal taxes for the use of sidewalks and public spaces to the owners of restaurants and bars in the district of Panama.
According to this document, taxpayers are exempted from the established payment, from January 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021.

They will also notify the content of the Agreement to the Municipal Treasury, so that it can make the corresponding adjustments and municipal finances are not affected. This Agreement became effective as of January 1, 2021.

The Municipal Council of Panama indicated that due to the health crisis that the country is going through, it reached the conclusion of promoting the use of public spaces so that those who go to restaurants, once authorized by the Ministry of Health They can choose to sit outdoors, instead of inside closed spaces, keeping the distances determined by the health authorities.

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