Uruguay - Overview and introduction

Tax TIES: Uruguay - Overview and introduction

Taxation of international executives

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Personal income tax started applying as from 1 July 2007 on Uruguayan-sourced income obtained by resident individuals.

Non-resident individuals are also subject to tax (non-resident income tax) on their Uruguayan-sourced income.

A net worth tax is also levied as described in the corresponding section below.

The official currency of Uruguay is the Uruguay Peso (UYU).

Herein, the host country refers to the country where the expatriate is going on assignment. The home country refers to the country where the expatriate lives when he/she is not on assignment.

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