People who do not declare their foreign purchases in the customs, will be intimidated by the AFIP
Buenos Aires, September 3, 2012
The head of the Federal Administration of Public Revenue (AFIP), Ricardo Echegaray, said that people buying abroad, must declare these goods at customs, because otherwise they will be intimidated when the information on their credit cards will be checked.
People, who do not pay income taxes, can bring goods from abroad for up to $ 300 and from Mercosur countries up to $ 150.
Echegaray said, “It will send a notification to Argentine travelers to detail about the products purchased by the goodwill shown on their credit card. If they exceed the limit, the penalty will be 50 percent. “
“For those who are not paying income, we will have the most accurate information. The Argentines can consume abroad all they want. The fundamental fact is that the AFIP consumption begins to cross, they have to be compatible with the affidavits filed,” he said.
The increase in credit card purchases abroad creates a new exchange rate: the “dollar card”, because consumption that were converted to a dollar $ 4.65 (official), will be made in a change of $ 5.35.
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