AFIP appealed the ruling that allows a citizen to buy foreign currency
Buenos Aires, October 17, 2012
Judge Marcela Tortosa issued an injunction authorizing the purchase of 2,000 Euros to official listing for a trip to Europe.
The decision of Tortosa, who responded favorably to the demand of a person who had to travel to Europe in the coming days, was based on the restrictions “were violating the constitutional guarantees.”
Although it did not rule on the merits, in the sentence, the judge “issued an injunction ordering the AFIP immediately arbitrate the purchase authorization worth 2,000 Euros,” according to the plaintiff’s attorney, Hector Moreno .
AFIP appealed that decision and stated that his position “is related to the system of Foreign Exchange Control aims to transparent operations and foreign exchange trading operations detect inconsistent between exchange transactions made.”
The ruling “is contrary to the Agency’s key objectives, such as optimizing systemic and fiscal controls in real time, as well as the harmonization of the tax returns of taxpayers with the economic reality of their operations,” said the AFIP.