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September 14, 2021

Colombia | What should you know about the fiscal reform?

The tax reform includes social measures, mainly transitory, to mitigate the effects of the pandemic on the most vulnerable and raises revenues in COP15.2 trillion on a permanent basis. Of this, 70% from corporate taxes and the rest from anti-evasion and austerity. The fiscal rule is also reformed.

July 28, 2021

Colombia | Analysis of the fiscal reform bill

The Government submitted, the fiscal reform bill that includes social measures, mostly transitory, to mitigate the effects of the pandemic on the most vulnerable and raises tax collection by 15.2 trillion pesos permanently, of which 70% from corporate taxes and the rest from anti-evasion and austerity measures.

May 27, 2021

Colombia | A month to forget and keep on building the recovery

In the month of May, the economic growth of the first quarter of 2021 was known, surprising with levels close to the GDP of the end of 2019. However, the different negative events that occurred throughout the month require quick solutions to avoid disrupting the dynamism and recovery of the beginning of the year.

April 30, 2021

Colombia | Solving the tax issue is important for everyone

The latest political discussions within and outside of the Congress have placed the tax reform in uncertainty. It is necessary to reach agreements and quickly approve the best version of the reform in order to avoid negative effects on the economic recovery process along with investment and consumption decisions.

February 28, 2020

Colombia | Lights and shadows of the tax reform

Last week I was in Cali participating in a panel about growth law or tax reform approved at the end last year in the seminary of ANIF-Fedesarrollo for which I did a reading and organizing the big topics.

February 19, 2020

Colombia | Lights and shadows of the tax reform

The Growth Law is good in terms of formalization. It also brings the tax statute closer to international standards. However, it falls short in improving the distribution of the tax burden between companies and individuals and in increasing tax collection, while maintaining and extending exemptions.

January 2, 2020

Colombia | No taste of reform

They approved a new tax reform which they have named "Growth Law". I think that the reform does things that can indeed help us grow but also does others that perpetuate historical criticisms of our tax and social security contribution system.

November 9, 2018

Colombia | Financing Law: broad strokes and pending issues

The bill covers three main issues: VAT reform, a marginal increase in the tax burden on the highest earners, and a reduction in the tax burden on businesses.