Comptroller states, weak tax information from the municipalities of Heredia and San Carlos


Two reports made by the Comptroller General of the Republic (CGR) indicate significant weaknesses in the systems tax information of the City of San Carlos Heredia.

Among the key findings of the study, emphasize inconsistencies in the data of taxpayers relating to the identification number, names and addresses, according to a press release issued this morning by the Comptroller. In addition, taxpayers deceased were identified in these databases.

“In of real property information, outdated data and found differences in the characteristics and values of properties that affect the billing, collection management and collection of taxes,” the statement added.

Furthermore, the analysis indicates missing controls to detect and correct typing errors or omissions.

In the document, the comptroller ordered the mayors to take corrective action to refine and update the database and update the values of real estate. In addition, they were asked to create standards for the development of systems and establish internal control policies regarding activities related to tax management.