• Tax

    In collaboration with a leading local accountancy firm, OBG provides an overview of the tax system, including information on corporate, sales and income taxes. Other topics include repatriation of profits, capital movements, investment incentives, Customs duties and free zones.
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How can fiscal policy address economic informality?

 

The following provides an account of the Peruvian corporate and personal tax laws of most interest to international and local investors.

Chapter | Tax from The Report: Peru 2019

In conjunction with EY Peru, this chapter explores the taxation system and Peru’s efforts to build an investor-friendly environment. It also contains an interview with Humberto Astete, Tax Partner, EY Perú.

Peru has seen relatively stable economic growth and significantly reduced the number of people living in poverty. Still, there have been multiple cases of corruption, but the government of President Martín Vizcarra Cornejo, who took office in 2018, has focused efforts on combatting this and stabilising the political climate. Nevertheless, challenges to ensuring sustainable development remain.

 

One of the most important changes to take place recently is the digitisation of tax, a process which began in Egypt only in mid 2018. The tax rate in Egypt is lower than a number of other countries around the world, which is important in boosting the country’s competitiveness. However, in the past the difficulty associated with filing taxes...

 

In the past few years several changes have been made to Egyptian law to reshape the tax system. These reforms are important in light of changes that have recently been implemented in the field of taxation on a global level, due to significant and persistent fluctuations in the world economy.