Large scale mining: Do they pay the taxes they should? The Yanacocha Case

Since the 2006 presidential elections in Peru, there has been a discussion about the necessity of a bigger contribution from big mining companies to the State and regions, due to the high international prices of gold and other metals. This could be possible through establishing a tax on excessive profits, with a progressive rate, according to the logic: the bigger the income the higher the rate.

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Categories: Taxation
Author: Juan Torres, Raul Wiener