Tourism sector reiterates opposition to tax hikes
Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s Hotels and Tourism Association (Asonahores) reiterated its opposition to higher taxes in the proposed fiscal reform, because in its view would hurt its competitiveness and isn’t consistent with the Government’s goal of significantly increasing the number of visitors.
“In the tourism sector cost increases caused by higher taxes cannot be passed on to sale prices because it compromises the ability to compete in international markets,” the hoteliers said in a statement.
Asonahores said it reaffirms its commitment for dialogue and reach an agreement with the government in the process leading to a fiscal pact to guarantee lasting competitiveness and the rational use of taxpayers’ money.
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