The SHCP reported that it has promoted actions to facilitate procedures remotely, some aimed at foreign trade.
In general, the SAT affirmed that it has continued to innovate in technology, with less personal intervention, to improve the processes of attention to taxpayers, facilitate remote procedures and avoid acts of corruption.
On July 29, 2020, the minisite of Register of Importers and Exporters was implemented on the SAT portal, in order to guide the taxpayer in a “simple, clear and accessible way” to carry out the procedure.
Likewise, in the same field of foreign trade, an e-mail “Attention to importers registry” was created to provide an institutional response to the concerns of taxpayers.
In the same way, audiovisual material (video tutorial) was developed that broadens the range of options available to taxpayers, in order to have a correct understanding of the steps and requirements to satisfactorily carry out the related procedures, thus avoiding the interaction of taxpayers. taxpayers with public servants.
Also, the Importers Register campaign was strengthened with information to guide the taxpayer in relation to the procedures and avoid the reasons for rejection, in order to combat illegal acts during the registration process and reincorporation to this register.
On the other hand, the SAT ID platform and tool continued to allow taxpayers to generate or renew passwords from their homes, as well as the e.firma renewal process for natural persons (if the expiration of the same does not exceed one year).
From April 15 to September 30, 2020, an average of 191,400 password requests and e.firma were received monthly, reaching a monthly maximum of 253,900 requests (in April), which were reviewed by the tax advisers of the SAT.
In the corresponding periods of operation for each quarter, ending September 30, SAT ID allowed 516,385 taxpayers to reset their password and 46,323 more taxpayers to obtain their e.firma without leaving home.
During the last decades, Mexico has used an economic development model based on increasing its benefits from foreign trade. To do so, it is primarily focused on expanding its total exports through various commercial, fiscal, financial and promotional measures to increase the competitiveness of its non-oil exports.