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Thursday, 09 August 2012 12:23

Mexico : Fiscal inflexibility is restricting the development of plastics recycling

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The reason, according to Anipac (national plastics industry association), is a 2007 federal government decision to end the recyclers' right to assess how much tax they should pay on waste bought from garbage tip scavengers or pepenadores - who don't pay taxes and do not present the recyclers with an invoice. As a result, since 2008 the recyclers have not been allowed to deduct pepenador payments for waste material from their tax bills.

(image source:http://oliver-vaccaro.com/index.php?/root/pepenadores/)

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