The Internal Revenue Service (SRI for its Spanish acronym) announced yesterday that effective tax revenues (excluding returns) in 2012, went up to $ 11,267 million.
Such collection represents a 106.7% fulfillment compared to the target set for the period stood at $ 10,560 million; and 17.84% in relation to 2011 ($ 9,561 million).
Also, according to SRI, the tax burden to the taxpayer has also increased. Between 2002 and 2006 the pressure was maintained at 11.2%, while in 2007 the pressure rose to 11.8%, to finally stay at 15.3% in 2012.
SRI’s report notes that among the highest-grossing taxes, is the income tax, which in 2012 reached $ 3,391 million, which means 10.3% more than the target set, which was $ 3,074 million.
On the Value Added Tax (VAT) in the last year, $ 5,498 million were obtained, 0.7% less than the planned target, which was $ 5,537 million.