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Taxes are handled by the Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos (AFIP). All legal residents pay taxes on all income and profits obtained in Argentina or abroad. Partial credit is granted for taxes paid to other jurisdictions on activities abroad, up to the limit of the increase of the fiscal obligation originated by the incorporation of the income obtained abroad. Non-residents pay taxes only on income earned in Argentina. The income tax rate is 35 %. The list of taxes payable is included below.

Value Added Tax ( VAT )

  • Large Taxpayers: pay through Banking Transfer Generation of VEP - electronic ticket
  • Ordinary taxpayers: pay in cash, by cashier's check, Financial Check and Cheque Cancelatorio (Check for amounts paid in excess of $ 10.000.- pesos ten thousand) Banking Transfer, or cash dispensers.

Social Security

  • Large Taxpayers: pay through Banking Transfer (Generación de VEP – Volante Electrónico de Pago - electronic ticket)
  • Ordinary Taxpayers: pay in cash, by cashier's check, Financial Check and Cheque Cancelatorio,  or Banking Transfer

Monotributo ( simplified regime) as to 06/2004

Taxpayers can pay in cash, by cashier's check, Financial Check and Cheque Cancelatorio, Banking Transfer, cash dispenser or automatic bank debit.

Income Tax and Tax on Personal Assets

  • Large Taxpayers: pay through Banking Transfer
  • Ordinary Taxpayers: pay in cash, by cashier's check, Financial Check and Cheque Cancelatorio, Banking Transfer

Update 29/05/2009



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