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Mexico – Caliente says new taxes will cripple tourism economy

The President of the Caliente Group and the former mayor of Tijuana, Jorge Hank Rhon has criticised new taxes on gaming in the state of Baja California and warned of the damage it will cause to the economy, especially to tourism. Mr. Rhon argued that for the gaming sector the new taxes puts it at…

Mexico – New tax on gambling in Baja California will see tax income soar

The Congress of the State of Baja California has approved a new tax on gambling. The new measure was passed by 15 votes in favour and 2 against. The new state tax will take effect on January 1, 2020 and was put forward by Governor Jaime Bonilla Valdez. During the session Deputy David Ruvalcaba warned…

Mexico – Governor to impose harsher penalties on Baja California’s illegal gambling

The Governor of the Mexican State of Baja California, Jaime Bonilla Valdez, has announced a crackdown on illegal gambling. According to the governor illegal gambling has become an ‘epidemic that threatens security,’ in the region. The governor said penalties will be applied against those who operate slot machines that operate illegally in all types of…