SAN JUAN – The executive director of the Municipal Revenue Collection Center (CRIM), Reynaldo Paniagua reported on Thursday about a project to identify, register and value properties.
“We are seeking justice for the people who responsibly fulfill their fiscal duty, year after year, and also make those evaders who make the burden bear today those who act responsibly and evade the payment of contributions,” Paniagua said to questions. from the press.
Asked about when the project will begin to produce results, he said: “We hope that in the first months of this fiscal year, in the first 60 to 90 days of the next fiscal year, we will see results. We have the data to analyze, what is going to happen is that we will begin to issue notifications to taxpayers immediately ”.
He mentioned that many people will keep their exemption and others will not.
“I believe that this will help us to really have a complete picture of the situation in tax terms of properties in Puerto Rico and I definitely believe that it will be a potential vehicle to increase collections and give us the clear elements of what we have, ”said Paniagua.
As he explained, the project consists of updating information on about 239 thousand properties that are not in the CRIM database and another 500 thousand were changed in their structure.