Mexico City (APRO). Netflix has stopped appearing on the list of digital service providers registered with the Federal Taxpayers’ Register (RFC) of the Tax Administration Service (SAT), according to an update published Wednesday in the Federation’s Official Gazette.
Video streaming company Netflix International, registered in June 2020, will no longer appear on the Overseas Residents List without an organization in the country providing digital services to receivers located in the national territory and registered with the RFC.
This list includes 86 companies based overseas, including Alexa Internet, Airbnb, Amazon, Adobe, Apple, Bloomberg, Expedia, Facebook, Google, HBO, Linkedin, Microsoft, Nintendo, Roku, Spotify, Samsung, Sony, Uber, and Zoom. .
According to the Federal Tax Law and the Value Added Tax Act, it is the duty of foreign residents who do not have permanent residence in Mexico to provide digital services to recipients who are in the national territory, and to register with the Federal Taxpayer Register.
Likewise, the SAT is an obligation to disclose both Internet portal Also in the Official Journal of the Federation is a list of residents abroad registered in the Federal Register of Taxpayers.
According to information from El Universal, the job offers of Dgnet LTD from the United Kingdom, which were recorded in December 2020, do not appear on the new list, and the entry of 16 new digital service providers, including Blizzard Entertainment, an innovator of video games such as Diablo and Warcraft and Overwatch.
Also new is Starzplay, a streaming company that provides series and movie content through Apple TV Plus, and Fitch Solutions, part of the Fitch Ratings rating agency that has partnered to provide Qatari financial intelligence and risk services.
Companies that do not comply with all of their tax obligations in Mexico will have their internet signal blocked in the national territory, according to the legislation.
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Aclaracin de Netflix
The reason for my email is because we saw that they posted the following note, and I’d like to share the correct information from Netflix’s side. “Effective January 1, 2021, Netflix Mxico, S. de RL de CV began operating as a local distributor to access the Netflix service for Mexican subscribers. This would allow Netflix Mxico to contract directly with Mexican subscribers and recognize income from subscribers locally, paying all applicable taxes. Notification of this change to our members via email since the end of 2020. ‘