Impact of Puerto Rico tax changes to be focus of seminar

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Topics on the agenda include changes to the sales and use tax, state ‘patentes,’ income tax rates and how to effectively face the increased costs of doing business.

Topics on the agenda include changes to the sales and use tax, state ‘patentes,’ income tax rates and how to effectively face the increased costs of doing business.

The Made in Puerto Rico Educational Institute of the Puerto Rico Products Association will offer a seminar titled “Impact of the changes to Puerto Rico’s tax system on your business,” which aims to provide guidance on the recently enacted changes to the island’s tax code and their impact on local companies.

The seminar will take place July 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon at the School of Engineers and Land Surveyors’ headquarters in Hato Rey.

Topics on the agenda include changes to the sales and use tax, state ‘patentes,’ income tax rates and how to effectively face the increased costs of doing business.

Slated to speak are: Angel Marzán-Santiago, deputy secretary of the Treasury Department’s Internal Revenue division; CPAs Sylvia Reyes and Jorge Guzmán, who are also senior tax managers at Kreston TLSR, LLC; and Luis Romero-Font, president of Optivon.

The seminar will be free of charge for Puerto Rico Products Association members, and there is also space available for non-members. For information, call Mirtha Ventura al 787-753-8484 or via email to: mventura@hechoenpr.com.

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