Tax administration serviceSAT) reported this Friday evening the results of studies on tax evasion in the country for “mineral smuggling“, in the amount of 75 billion pesos, and for “smuggling in the textile industry” in the amount of 3 billion pesos, between 2015 and 2021.
This administrative body, together with prestigious academic institutions, periodically prepares studies on tax evasion in Mexicowhich are delivered to the Congress of the Union.
In 2022, with the participation of the Autonomous University of Chapingo, the studies “Smuggling Evasion in the Mining Industry” and “Smuggling Evasion in the Textile Industry” were prepared, the purpose of which is to identify the smuggling practices used by the above-mentioned industries (mining). and textiles) in order to estimate the possible amount of evasion for the period from 2015 to 2021.
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In the study “Smuggling Evasion in Mining” smuggling of exports through undervaluation. Production costs, selling expenses and the export price declared by the companies were taken into account to determine the possible amount of underestimation, the SAT said in a statement.
The results show that the possible amount of underestimation for the period 2015-2021. amounted to 75 billion pesos, which is a 9.60% evasion rate for exported goods.and income tax evasion in the amount of 22 billion pesos over the period.
The study “Smuggling Evasion in the Textile Industry” focused on the analysis evasion due to undervaluation of importswhich consists in reporting to the customs authorities the prices of goods whose value is less than the real value, in order to evade the payment of value added tax, general import tax and customs clearance rights.
Possible evasion was estimated using a method called “cost-income”., which evaluates the behavior patterns of textile companies with import activities. The foregoing is based on the assumption that the expected return of companies should be greater than the value of their import investments, so deviations can be detected, the SAT document states.
The method used made it possible to estimate the reference price threshold, which reflects or approximates the dynamics of market prices; The prices of each registered import transaction were compared with the specified threshold value. by this method a possible evasion for the textile industry is estimated at 3 billion pesos. for the period of study.
Source: Aristegui Noticias
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