Tax Reform 2018

On August 21st, 2018 President Sebastián Piñera announced the main guidelines of a tax reform that will be submitted to Congress.

Baraona Fischer & Cia. has created this web page to contribute to the understanding and debate of the forthcoming tax modifications.  Information published in this website is of a general character and contents are not necessarily complete or strictly accurate.  Likewise, it is subject to updates and corrections on a permanent basis.

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Alex Fischer stood out at CETU Tax seminar

Alex Fischer stood out at CETU Tax seminar

Over 350 people attended on August 27th to the “Tax Modernization: Content Analysis” seminar, organized by the Tax Studies Center of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the Universidad de Chile. Among the speakers, was the President of the Senate Finance Commission, Senator Ricardo Lagos Weber, our partner Alex Fischer, Carlos Boada, Juan Pablo Cabello, Osiel González, Ximena Niño, Mario Silva, Víctor Villalón and the Executive Director of the CET, Gonzalo Polanco.

Juan Manuel Baraona at “Modernization and Tax Reform, Looking at the Future” Seminar

Juan Manuel Baraona at “Modernization and Tax Reform, Looking at the Future” Seminar

On July 18th, the Tax Policy Coordinator of the Ministry of Finance, Manuel Alcalde, headed the seminar ” Modernization and Tax Reform, Looking at the Future”, organized by the Chilean Chamber of Construction. At the event, the tax lawyer said that the proposal is an integral part of a project that seeks to boost growth, investment and employment, and that its focus is to simplify the processes and generate greater legal certainty.

As well, Macarena Navarrete and Juan Manuel Baraona where invited to comment the proposals and share with the audience different aspects about the project,. Both valued the approach of the proposal as it should achieve tax modernization and support the need to reintegrate the tax system.

To learn more about the seminar, read the press release of Pauta: