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Chile Allows More Time to Declare Taxes Amid Civil Unrest

Oct. 30, 2019, 7:34 PM

The Chilean government is giving companies more time to file tax returns and meet other requirements as many struggle in the country’s worst unrest in a generation.

Hundreds of businesses have been looted and thousands closed after civil disobedience tied to a rise in metro fares escalated into widespread protests and rioting over living costs. The Santiago Chamber of Commerce estimates that the unrest has cost $1.4 billion in losses tied to vandalism and lost sales.

  • Firms with annual sales of up to 2.8 billion Chilean pesos ($3.8 million) have until Nov. 10 to file value-added tax statements for September, ...