Client Alerts

Sales and Use Tax on Internet Purchases and Other SUT Changes

On April 29, 2017, the Governor of Puerto Rico signed into law House Bill 849 (“Act 25-17”), which, in general, amends the Puerto Rico Internal Revenue Code of 2011, as amended (the “Code”), to impose a series of notification requirements regarding the Sales and Use Tax (“SUT”) on tangible personal property sold via Internet by .

DEVELOPMENTS IN LABOR RELATIONS & EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR PUERTO RICO

PROMESA APPROVED: UNDERSTANDING ITS LABOR PROVISIONS
On Wednesday, June 29, 2016, the U.S. Senate approved H.R. 5278, legislation to establish  seven-member fiscal oversight board to manage the restructuring of Puerto Rico’s $70 billion government debt and oversee the island’s finances. The “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act” (known by its acronym “PROMESA”), was .

O’NEILL & BORGES LABOR NEWS ALERT PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR SIGNS LABOR REFORM LAW

On January 26, 2017, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares signed the
Transformation and Labor Flexibility Act (“TLFA”). The new law will be effective
immediately.
TLFA represents a major overhaul of Puerto Rico’s employment laws, intended to
make the Island a more attractive jurisdiction for job creation investments; provide a
more business-friendly regulatory environment; and .

O’NEILL & BORGES’ LABOR NEWS ALERT PUERTO RICO APPROVES AGGRESSIVE EQUAL PAY LAW

On March 8, 2017, Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares signed the Puerto Rico Equal
Pay Act (“PREPA” or Law No. 16:2017). This new law aims to address and eradicate
pay disparities between men and women in the government and private sector
workplace. However, the regulatory scheme adopted goes far beyond the requirements
of the federal Equal .

Client Alerts

Sales and Use Tax on Internet Purchases and Other SUT Changes

On April 29, 2017, the Governor of Puerto Rico signed into law House Bill 849 (“Act 25-17”), which, in general, amends the Puerto Rico Internal Revenue Code of 2011, as amended (the “Code”), to impose a series of notification requirements regarding the Sales and Use Tax (“SUT”) on tangible personal property sold via Internet by .

DEVELOPMENTS IN LABOR RELATIONS & EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR PUERTO RICO

PROMESA APPROVED: UNDERSTANDING ITS LABOR PROVISIONS
On Wednesday, June 29, 2016, the U.S. Senate approved H.R. 5278, legislation to establish  seven-member fiscal oversight board to manage the restructuring of Puerto Rico’s $70 billion government debt and oversee the island’s finances. The “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act” (known by its acronym “PROMESA”), was .

O’NEILL & BORGES LABOR NEWS ALERT PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR SIGNS LABOR REFORM LAW

On January 26, 2017, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares signed the
Transformation and Labor Flexibility Act (“TLFA”). The new law will be effective
immediately.
TLFA represents a major overhaul of Puerto Rico’s employment laws, intended to
make the Island a more attractive jurisdiction for job creation investments; provide a
more business-friendly regulatory environment; and .

O’NEILL & BORGES’ LABOR NEWS ALERT PUERTO RICO APPROVES AGGRESSIVE EQUAL PAY LAW

On March 8, 2017, Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares signed the Puerto Rico Equal
Pay Act (“PREPA” or Law No. 16:2017). This new law aims to address and eradicate
pay disparities between men and women in the government and private sector
workplace. However, the regulatory scheme adopted goes far beyond the requirements
of the federal Equal .