Dominican Republic: Tax on remittances ‘illogical and impractical’

Santo Domingo.- Finance Minister José Manuel (Jochi) Vicente, affirmed Thur. that the government doesn’t plan a tax on remittances, a measure that he described as “illogical and impractical.”

He tweeted that the government has never contemplated such a measure, and thanked the Dominicans abroad for the support that they have given to their relatives in the country by sending money.

“The government has never contemplated a tax on remittances. Such a measure would be illogical and impractical. We thank our brothers abroad for the great effort they make to help their relatives who live in our country,” he said.


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