VICTOR PAZ ESTENSSORO
CONSTITUTIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC
As soon as the Honorable National Congress has sanctioned the following Law:
THE NATIONAL CONGRESS,
D E C R E T A:
Article 1.- Late taxes, from the date the obligation was due to the payment of the payment,
shall bear the commercial banking interest in force on the day of its cancellation.
Article 2.- Any fact that motivates a lower tax collection is either by errors or other causes
attributable to the taxpayer and determined ex officio or by complaint of individuals, will be punishable by a fine of 25% of the unpaid taxes. This fine is independent of the interests outlined in article 1 of this Law.
Article 3.- The fines applied in accordance with the previous article, when they are the result of the audit work of the
Income, shall constitute an ordinary income of the Nation. In case of complaint by individuals, the fines will fully benefit the complainants.
Article 4.- The taxpayers who pay the first advance payment of the income tax coming in
They will show with balance sheets that they have not obtained taxable income in the exercise of review, as well as those, who pay taxes unduly, for excess or by mistake, will obtain their reimbursement by Credit Notes granted by the District Managers of the Income, in view of liquidation and of the relevant payment vouchers. These Credit Notes will be endorsed by the National Income Manager, the Comptroller of the Comptroller and the Chief Revenue Officer, without whose requirement they will be worthless.
The Credit Notes granted with the provided in this article, are legal documents with
compensatory force of tax obligations of the taxpayer itself, or of third parties and may be endorsed.
Article 5.- Those acting as Agents of Retention of direct or indirect taxes, in case of non-deposit
in the offices of the Rent the amount of their collections in the deadlines determined by law, commit crime of abuse of trust of public funds and, therefore, are made passive of penal sanction.
Transitional Article.-The fine established by Article 2 ° of this Law, shall be applied to the Charge Notes
outstanding payment outstanding by the offices of the Income, whatever their status.
Communicate to the Executive Branch for Constitutional Purposes.
Session Room of the H. National Congress.
La Paz, October 21, 1960.
Fdo. Ruben Julio, President of the National Senate, E. Ayala Mercado, President of the H. Chamber of
Deputies, F. Ayala Requena, Senator Secretary, Alberto Lavadenz, Senator Secretary, Gmo. Muñoz de la B., Deputy Secretary, A. Mollinedo, Deputy Secretary.
Therefore, he promulgated it so that it has and will comply as the Law of the Republic.
Government Palace in the city of La Paz, at the twenty-six days of October of the thousand nine hundred and sixty
FDO. VICTOR PAZ ESTENSSORO, A. Tables Sánchez, Minister for Finance and Statistics