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E-commerce companies: Tax recent developments in Uruguay

Guest post from our friends at Bergstein Abogados Uruguay requires online companies incorporated abroad, with no presence in Uruguay, to pay taxes in Uruguay whenever their clients are located within Uruguayan territory. Online services providers (such as Netflix and Spotify) are subject to VAT at the rate of 22 percent, plus Non-Residents Income Tax (so-called … Continue Reading

Tax advantages of Uruguayan holding companies

The following is a guest post by Guzman Ramírez  from Bergstein Abogados, an independent law firm in Uruguay. Uruguay offers a number of tax advantages to multinationals. This has become especially so in the wake of the substantial tax reforms which have taken place in Uruguay in the last few years, under which Uruguay has been … Continue Reading

Uruguay: Preferential Tax Scheme for International Trading Companies

Guest post by Guzmán Ramirez and Jonás Bergstein, from Bergstein Abogados, an independent law firm in Uruguay. Uruguay is positioning itself as a jurisdiction for multinationals considering an alternative legal platform to conduct operations abroad. The tradition of stability and democracy which characterizes the country, and Uruguay’s achievement of all relevant OECD standards − Uruguay … Continue Reading

Uruguay Fully Aligns with OECD Standards: Tax Transparency Law Enacted

The following is a guest post from Bergstein Abogados, Montevideo, Uruguay Over the last few years, Uruguay has fully aligned with OECD standards. For example, Uruguay has entered into more than 10 tax information exchange agreements and more than 15 double taxation agreements. Uruguay became a member of the Committee on Fiscal Affairs, signed the Convention … Continue Reading

Uruguay’s Territorial Tax System and Residency Rules − Planning Opportunities in the Era of Tax Amnesties

Guest Post: Jonás Bergstein and Guzmán Ramírez are partners in Bergstein Abogados, based in Montevideo, Uruguay Recent voluntary-disclosure programs in Latin America (most notably in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Colombia) have cast light on Uruguay as a suitable jurisdiction for Latin America business persons seeking to establish tax residence. Uruguay’s historical political stability, democratic traditions, … Continue Reading
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