The economic outlook for Colombians in 2023 leaves more doubts than certainties, the taxes paid in the country, many of which will increase, others are new, and services and products such as credit cards will also rise.
This year the economic factor in the country has presented ups and downs, forecasts indicate a slowdown and other macroeconomic effects that will impact the country and “ordinary Colombians.”
Given the recently approved tax reform, there will be a series of increases in terms of some products and services.
One of the first touches to the pocket are the mandatory taxes that taxpayers must pay each year.
These taxpayers, whether natural persons, legal entities or national companies, must pay taxes on income, assets and occasional profits obtained in the country or abroad.
It should be noted that the rates for the year 2023 increase compared to the year 2022.
These are the three payment concepts for Colombians:
- Consumption tax.
- Taxation of dividends.
- occasional gain.
- Value added tax better known as VAT.
- Tax on financial movements (GMF).
- Property tax.
- Of industry and commerce (ICA)
- By record.
Tax reform taxes
- Ultra processed foods.
- Oil tankers and miners.
- Hydroelectric plants and banks.
- to carbon.
- Patrimony from 3 million pesos.
- VAT on bullfights and the purchase of pets.
Eating at home or eating out, total you will have to pay a lot of taxes #GovernmentOfChange who destroyed Colombia so they wouldn’t tax food pic.twitter.com/KygKOZCJX4
— Arquiman (@ Arquiman2) December 30, 2022
Given this panorama, experts talk about the reasonable use of credit cards, the responsible consumption of products and services so that increases do not wrinkle your pocket.
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Services and cards
In the case of credit cards, the current usury rate is already at historic levels, and it will go up.
The newspaper La República published the list with which they are closest to the latest usury rate published by the Financial Superintendency (41.46%).
- Scotiabank Colpatria: 41.45%
- Bank of Bogota: 41.43%
- Pichincha Bank: 41.42%
- Itaú Bank: 41.40%
- Falabella Bank: 41.39%
And citizens face other increases in services such as transportation, in cities like Pasto for example, it has already been authorized to raise 200 pesos, in Cali the same; It happens in other capitals of the country.
They will increase: the rental fee, gasoline: from January 1, 2023, the value of regular gasoline increases by $400 and diesel by $57 throughout the country.
#Attention The national government announced that as of January 1, 2023, the value of regular gasoline will increase by $400 and diesel by $57 throughout the country. pic.twitter.com/RQTQrbEgHL
—CaliWeb (@CaliWebCo) December 31, 2022