Puerto Rico to Raise Its Sales Tax Rate

Jun 15th, 2015

Effective July 1, 2015, Puerto Rico is raising its state-level sales tax rate from 6% to 10.5%. The municipal tax rate will remain at 1%, making sales in Puerto Rico subject to a combined tax rate of 11.5%.

Note that upon import, imported goods are exempt from the 1% municipal tax.

http://www.hacienda.gobierno.pr/sites/default/files/ley-72-29-may-2015.pdf