TITLE

Setting the stage for a sales tax

AUTHOR(S)
Torres, Giselle
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Caribbean Business;11/11/1999, Vol. 27 Issue 44, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on legislation that could bring out sales taxes in Puerto Rico. Need for the government to decide if the excise tax system is the best way to collect tax revenue on merchandise; Benefits of a sales tax to the consumer and to businesses.
ACCESSION #
2572042

 

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