The Treasury Department of Puerto Rico (Hacienda) has suspended the requirement to remit the regularly scheduled pre-payments of sales tax due for transactions taking place during August 2017.
As has been the case recently, the announcement was made via the Hacienda Facebook Page. Details are scant aside from a notation indicating that the suspension will remain in effect while hurricane recovery efforts continue.
By way of explanation, Puerto Rico recently enacted rules that require state-level sales tax pre-payments on 15th and last day of each month, Pursuant to the above-described notice, this requirement is currently suspended.
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