The comptroller general finds inconsistencies in information to collect tax for casinos

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The General Accounting Office issued a report detailing the discovery of inconsistencies in the information that the Directorate General of Taxation (DGT) for the collection of tax and businesses casinos Link electronic betting calls.

“Are observed, nature and magnitude inconsistencies important among the possible sources of information available to construct records of tax payers studied, which may reflect a risk in its proper and timely collection,” the Comptroller General said in a report released today.

As an example, the comptroller said that the Ministry of Public Security reports three licensed casinos that do not appear in the register of taxpayers DG Taxation (DGT)while, this entity, reported fifteen casinos who submitted statement each of the twenty-month period January 2011 to September 2012, are not reported as authorized by the Ministry of Public Security.

As a remedy, the Comptroller decided that the Minister of Public Safety madeat the earliest a census of the casinos operating in the country, and require casinos to the requirements for operating licenses.

The director of taxation should constitute the record of the taxpayers of these taxes based on information provided by the Ministry of Public Security, the Social Security Fund and the information available on the DGT, “in order to ensure the proper collection of these taxes “.

The audit made ​​a collection, analysis and comparison of information on potential tax payers and variables in the amount of these taxes, the Directorate General of Taxation (DGT), as well as other institutions in the exercise of their functions produce or collect information relevant to the purpose of the audit.