DGII delivers 100 operating licenses to dealers

The Directorate General of Internal Taxes (DGII) issued 100 operating licenses to dealers, distributors and sellers of motor vehicles and trailers, in compliance with Decree 420-23, which establishes the requirements for their sale and importation, and Law No. 63-17, on Mobility, Land Transportation, Transit and Road Safety.

During the event, which was attended by representatives of the sector’s main associations, the general director, Luis Valdez Veras, explained that, to date, they have more than 300 licenses issued, of which 11 correspond to importing concessionaires, 259 to importing distributors and 11 to sellers and marketers.

Licencias Dealers Y ConcesionariosThese will be delivered through the virtual office of each taxpayer or via e-mail.

The official highlighted that, among the benefits of having a motor vehicle operating license are the strengthening of legal commerce; greater ease of compliance with tax obligations; as well as the promotion of transparency and legality in the exercise of commercial activities, which creates a fairer and more competitive business environment.

“These pieces of legislation represent a firm commitment of our government to the continuous improvement of good tax practices. They are legal instruments designed with a clear focus: to support and strengthen the Dominican economy,” said Valdez Veras.

Transparent issuance processes

He detailed that the issuance of the licenses was carried out following transparent and equitable processes.

“All taxpayers have the same opportunities and are treated fairly. This guarantees that access to these licenses is not limited by arbitrary factors, but has resulted from compliance with clear and objective requirements,” said the director general.

He indicated that companies operating under these licenses contribute to the country’s growth in a responsible and transparent manner, which attracts investment and fosters job creation, benefiting society as a whole.

“We are adopting technologies and practices that simplify procedures and reduce bureaucracy. This not only benefits taxpayers by making processes more agile and accessible, but also improves our ability to ensure compliance and effective tax collection,” said Valdez Veras.

He pointed out that the start of the issuance of the licenses is a significant step towards a fairer, more transparent and efficient tax system.

“We are committed to continue working in close collaboration with taxpayers and society in general, to achieve our common objectives of development and welfare for all,” he said.

Present at the event were representatives of the associations of Vehicle Dealers and Manufacturers; Motorcycles; National Association of Vehicle Dealers; Cibao Dealers; Young Importers of Used Vehicles; and the United Group of the Automotive Industry of the DR (GUIA-RD).

Also present were representatives of the Ministry of the Environment, the General Directorate of Customs, the General Directorate and National Institute of Traffic Safety and Land Transportation, as well as representatives of the Dominican Chamber of Insurers and Reinsurers; and Congressman Juan Dionicio Rodriguez Restituyo, president of the Human Rights Commission of the Chamber of Deputies.

About Decree 420-23

Decree 420-23 is a mandate of Law 63-17 of Mobility, Land Transportation, Transit and Road Safety of the RD. It was previously socialized with the different entities of the sector.

Source: Presidencia.gob.do

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