Puerto Rico to Raise Its Sales Tax Rate

Monday, June 15th, 2015

 
 
Puerto Rico Department of Revenue
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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


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