The Tax Agency has refunded 11.301 billion euros to 15 million Income Tax payers
Refunds have been paid to 96.8% of the taxpayers who requested them, and the amount paid out equates to 93.8% of the total value of all refunds requested
The Tax Agency dismantles a plot to launder 85 million dollars from drug trafficking
Three people have been arrested and cash, jewellery, 22 properties, 43 financial products, 6 vehicles and 4 horses have been seized.
The award includes 23 assets amounting to 2,055,582,76 euros.
The operation is the result of the surveillance campaign with air-sea resources conducted by Customs Surveillance on the Spanish coast.A vessel with 3 Dutch crew members, who have been arrested, has been intercepted.
With regard to the press release sent by the Finance technicians' union on a Tax Agency error that has caused the annulment of VAT settlements worth more than 5 billion euros, the Tax Agency would like to clarify:
85.1% of the requested refunds have been paid.Taxpayers have submitted 19,224,000 returns and the Agency has sent out 21.5 million drafts and tax data.More than eight million taxpayer calls were answered during the 09 Income Tax Campaign and 2.1 million appointments attended.38.9% of returns were submitted online.
The pioneering initiative is part of the recent OECD recommendations to promote cooperation and coordination between companies and tax administration.All companies may adhere to the code whether they participate in the Forum or not.It promotes transparency and cooperation in business tax practice and increases legal certainty in the interpretation of tax rules.It will reduce tax litigation.In parallel, work is being carried out to reduce administrative burdens on companies.
21.5 million drafts and tax data have been sent.7.6 million draft Income Tax returns have been confirmed, and the provisional balance of Income Tax returns submitted is 15.8 million, of which 7.2 million were submitted online.
The fraud refers to alleged information that prevents the 09 Income Tax campaign refund payment from being sent while supplanting the image of the Tax Agency.
The Tax Agency has already refunded 3.557 million euros to 5.1 taxpayers
7.1 million Income Tax returns have been filed so far, of which 3.6 million were submitted online
The plot involved money-laundering, public finance offences and workers' rights offences
Seven people were arrested and two boats were seized, a 10-metre long semi-rigid vessel with with two 150-horse power engines and a speedboat.
The Tax Agency has already refunded 648 million euros to 972,000 taxpayers
More than 19 million returns are expected throughout Spain, and more than 15 million will be refunded
Seven people have been arrested and 814 kilos of cocaine found have been under the false floor of a truck.The drug was loaded in Argentina, in a truck that claimed to have participated in the Paris Dakar Rally.Federal Police and Customs from Argentina have collaborated in the operation.
The Tax Agency expects more than 19 million returns during this Income Tax campaign.85% of all refunds will be paid before early August.The draft 09 Income Tax return is available within a maximum of 24 hours with an electronic DNI, or with a digital certificate.
Starting from today, Monday 5 April, the Tax Agency will begin sending out drafts of 2009 Personal Income Tax returns (IRPF 2009) and kicks off the period during which the taxpayer can modify and confirm these.Taxpayers who have not requested the draft of their tax return last year can also request it as and from today.
More than 35.5 billion were raised in the five years of implementation of the Plan.In 2009, the average debt per inspected taxpayer reached 174,000 euros.The defrauded amount for proceedings forwarded to the prosecution for tax offences was 784 million euros last year.
The plan, which expands collaboration among public bodies responsible for fraud control to improve its effectiveness, includes 60 prevention-oriented measures, coordinating information collection, improving the effectiveness of fraud control, and cooperating in collection efforts.Its aim is to respond to changes in the type of fraud as a result of the economic crisis, especially the irregular economy and undeclared work, and it will provide income equivalent to 0.1% of GDP, in addition to contributing to the consolidation of public finances.
Seven people have been arrested. The street value of the drug would be over 30 million euros.
The organisation had been operating since the late 1990s and had acquired at least 124 properties and a number of high-end boats and vehicles.Most of the properties are located in the Salnés district of Pontevedra.
On Monday, 8 February, the Tax Agency seized 4,680 kilograms of hashish with the help of the Civil Guard in San Carlos de la Rápita, Tarragona, during the course of operation "Mediterráneo Norte".Three people were arrested.
An inflatable boat and an off-road vehicle have been confiscated.