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Eléutera Foundation to Make Bitcoin Available to Hondurans

Eléutera Foundation to Make Bitcoin Available to Hondurans

The Eléutera Foundation was formed in Honduras in 2013 and promotes the ideas of classical liberalism, or “social and economic liberty” as the Foundation explains. They announced …

IMF Reaches Deal with Honduras

IMF Reaches Deal with Honduras

The International Monetary Fund has reached a staff-level agreement with Honduras on a loan program, …

Chile and the United States will strengthen Honduras’ agricultural exports

The Governments of the United States and Chile, represented by the USAID and AGCI, signed a statement of…

Honduras to Refinance Debt with One Billion Dollars in Bonds

Honduras plans to issue $1 billion in bonds on international markets in 2015 to refinance the country’s internal…

Honduras Bonds Rally

Investors betting that Honduras new President for 2014 – 2018 term Juan Orlando Hernandez will hold down the…

Honduras’s New 15% Tax Includes Baked Goods

Honduras’s New 15% Tax Includes Baked GoodsThe Minister of the DEI, Miriam Guzmán, met with the Bakers Association of Honduras to clarify that taxes must be paid from January 1st. …

DEI Launches DET LIVE – Filing Honduras Taxes Online

DEI Launches DET LIVE – Filing Honduras Taxes Online

The Honduras DEI has launched a new project named DET LIVE, where Hondurans will now be able to access tax services online.…

Honduras DEI Welcomes New Director

Honduras DEI Welcomes New Director

President Porfirio Lobo has sworn in lawyer Miriam Guzman as the new head of the Directorate of Revenue (DEI - Dirección Ejecutiva de Ingresos) to replace Mario Lopez who retired…

San Pedro Sula Tax Amnesty Good Through December 31st

San Pedro Sula Tax Amnesty Good Through December 31st

The Municipality of San Pedro Sula will continue to apply the tax amnesty passed by Congress which waives fines, fees and interest to taxpayers who are in arrears to the municipality until December 31, 2013.

Honduras Looks at Adjusting the Monetary Policy Rate

Honduras Looks at Adjusting the Monetary Policy Rate

The reactivation of domestic production could be accelerated with an adjustment in the monetary policy rate (TPM – Tasa de Política Monetaria) which is more in line with the national reality, and would encourage investment by lowering interest. The current TPM remains at 7.0%, where it has been since May of 2012, as part of […]

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