The Directorate of National Taxes and Customs (Dian) submitted his report tax collection for the month of March. The entity confirmed that, for the third month of the year, $17.82 million in taxes, an increase of 31.8% compared to the same month last year, when the entity captured $13.52 billion.
In March, the greatest contribution to tax collection was made by the tax on the sales, with $5.79 billion, 32.5% of the total. By income tax withholding $5.59 billion (31.4%) were received and for customs, $3.6 billion. Between these three taxes, taxpayers paid $15 billion in March.
So far this year, Dian recorded that for the period January – March reached $53.7 billion, which represents a fulfillment of 111.2% for the goal expected in the third quarter. Likewise, compared to the same period in 2021, there was a positive variation of 29.9%, since between January and March 2021, $41.36 billion was collected.
In the first quarter, COP 18.7 trillion was collected for withholding as income, 34.9% of the total taxes, in terms of VAT they were $14.4 billion, 27% of the total, and for customs, $10.7 billion.