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Is Taxing Travelers Fair?

Article Summary:

A decision to raise the airport tax fee at Managua International Airport is seen as unjust and a step in the wrong direction in the nation’s desire to grow its travel market.

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Original Article Text From La Prensa Nicaragua via Google Translate :

Cosep Opposes Tax Increases in Airport

The board of the Managua International Airport approved a tax increase for the right terminal seven dollars, as it was scheduled to apply from 1 December, but COSEP protest would take effect from January 2013.

The president of the Superior Council of Private Enterprise, Cosep, Joseph Adam Aguerri, reporting the news, said that employers are opposed to it because of the damage it can cause to the flow of tourists who are coming to the country, and therefore its position is that cost increases alleging Airport board unconvincing and therefore must be borne by the Government.

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