All posts tagged taxes

PR Taskforce members call on Republicans to extend tax provisions for island
November 16, 2017, No Comments

With ongoing negotiations over tax reform, Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Puerto Rico Taskforce sent a let ...

Rosselló to Congress: US citizens residing on the island need equal treatment
November 14, 2017, 1 Comment

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló urged Congress to consider Puerto Rico in the federal tax reform and to include the i ...

Op-Ed: Why taxing self-employed’s is a nefarious idea
July 19, 2017, 2 Comments

Of all the atrocious ideas I have heard in the past few years, and there have been plenty, none is more poisonous and co ...

Airbnb signs tax agreement, MOU with gov’t of P.R.
June 22, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico government officials and representatives from hospitality company Airbnb signed a tax collection agreement t ...

Op-Ed: It’s not just PROMESA…
June 13, 2017, No Comments

In Puerto Rico we have focused so much on the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA) tha ...

Espacios Abiertos urges gov’t to account for money
May 12, 2017, No Comments

Espacios Abiertos, a nonprofit that seeks to empower society, on Thursday urged the government to provide data on the ta ...

Op-Ed: Income tax exemptions for the young
April 10, 2017, No Comments

As a general rule, income received by a person resident in Puerto Rico is subject to Puerto Rico income taxes, which is ...

Op-Ed: A guide to federal taxes for freelancers
March 27, 2017, No Comments

Taxation is far from being the most exciting part of your freelancing business. As a matter of fact, it is a very dull, ...

Op-Ed: Responsibilities of the withholding agent
March 15, 2017, No Comments

Generally, those responsible for withholding are called “withholding agents.” This means any person that is bound to ...

Op-Ed: Alternate basic tax for individuals
March 7, 2017, No Comments

Tax season is just around the corner and the computation of income taxes becomes the main topic during this period.