Tax evasion in Honduras

Tax evasion in Honduras causes the country to lose up to $526 Million in tax revenue each year, according to government officials.

The Director of the Executive Directorate for Revenue in Honduras estimates that 1.9 percent of the economically active population pays taxes to the government.

Source: “Only 1.9% of Employed Hondurans Pay Taxes,” Honduras Weekly, December 13, 2011.