Court orders halt on Government’s Web shopping tax
Santo Domingo.- The Customs Agency (DGA) cannot charge the tax online purchases less than US$200 starting August 15 announced by the government, states a court ruling handed down Wednesday.
The decision by the Superior Administrative Court (TSA) orders Fernando Fernández director cannot charge the t ax until a judge hears at least two requests for a restraining order.
“The application of the measure was suspended, the Court made the decision at the start of the hearing with a statement read by the Secretary of the Court,” said Laura Castellanos, spokeswoman for Dominican Republic Couriers Association.
Several civil society groups have filed challenges to the proposed tax on Web shopping in the various courts.
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