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Costa Rica in top spot of tax revenues

Monday, June 15, 2015


Costa Rica is seventh in the tax-to-GDP ratio regional ranking, according to the report "Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean 1990-2013", made by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

The Central America country grew 1,2% in the collection of the taxes between 2012 and 2013.

Nicaragua is second in the itshmus (11 at LAC ranking), one place below is Panama (12), followed by Honduras (15), El Salvador (17) and Guatemala (20).

In 2013, the tax to GDP ratio rose in 12 of the 20 LAC countries, fell in seven, and remained unchanged in one (numbers in the parentheses indicate the position of each country in the LAC ranking).

1. Costa Rica (7)

2. Nicaragua (11)

3. Panamá (12)

4. Honduras (15)

5. El Salvador (17)

6. Guatemala (20)