Uruguay issues decree establishing threshold for net worth tax

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18 Jan 2022
Subject Tax Alert
Categories Corporate Tax
Jurisdictions Uruguay

The threshold for the net worth tax is UYU5,303,000 (approximately US$120,000) for individuals and undivided estates and double that for family units.

Uruguay has issued Decree 409/021 (pdf), establishing the threshold at which the net worth tax will apply to the income of individuals, undivided estates and the family unit. For 2021, the threshold for individuals and undivided estates is UYU5,303,000 (approximately US$120,000). For a family unit, the threshold is UYU10,606,000 (approximately US$240,000).

Decree 409/021 was published in the Official Gazette and went into effect on 22 December 2021.


For additional information with respect to this Alert, please contact the following:

EY Uruguay, Montevideo
  • Martha Roca

  • María Inés Eibe

Ernst & Young LLP (United States), Latin American Business Center, New York
  • Lucas Moreno

  • Ana Mingramm

  • Pablo Wejcman

  • Enrique Perez Grovas

Ernst & Young Abogados, Latin America Business Center, Madrid
  • Jaime Vargas
Ernst & Young LLP (United Kingdom), Latin American Business Center, London
  • Lourdes Libreros
Ernst & Young Tax Co., Latin American Business Center, Japan & Asia Pacific
  • Raul Moreno, Tokyo

  • Luis Coronado, Singapore

For a full listing of contacts and email addresses, please click on the Tax News Update: Global Edition (GTNU) version of this Alert.