Puerto Rico's Gov. Acevedo Vila in Showdown with House Over Sales Tax

Cataldo, Adam L.
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/29/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32413, p36
Trade Publication
The article provides updates concerning the amendment of a sales tax legislation in Puerto Rico. According to reports, the country's Governor Anibal Acevedo Vila is ordering lawyers for his administration to block an attempt by the island's House of Representatives to amend the legislation. The House voted to substitute a 5% sales tax for the 7% sales tax it had already passed.


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