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Freelance status in Peru
Thread poster: Fabio Salsi

Fabio Salsi  Identity Verified
Peru
Local time: 18:43
Member (2006)
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Oct 29, 2008

Hi,

Does anyone have info on how to work as an independent (resident) translator in Peru? (legal requirements, taxes, etc)


Fabio


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Edwal Rospigliosi  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 00:43
English to Spanish
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4th category Oct 29, 2008

Hi Fabio.

First of all, you need to get a taxpayer identification number - RUC (Registro Unico de Contribuyente), and register as 4th category (independent professional). For this, you need to have a valid DNI or a Foreign Resident Card.

With that, you can issue "recibos por servicios profesionales" (not invoices, but similar), and a certain percentage is retained by the company you're issuing that receipt for (10%, I believe). Those receipts must be printed by a SUNAT-authorized printing workshop.

You can get more information from the SUNAT website: http://www.sunat.gob.pe.


[Editado a las 2008-10-29 17:01]


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Fabio Salsi  Identity Verified
Peru
Local time: 18:43
Member (2006)
English to Italian
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i fpund most of the info I needed Nov 4, 2008

Edwal Rospigliosi wrote:

Hi Fabio.

First of all, you need to get a taxpayer identification number - RUC (Registro Unico de Contribuyente), and register as 4th category (independent professional). For this, you need to have a valid DNI or a Foreign Resident Card.

With that, you can issue "recibos por servicios profesionales" (not invoices, but similar), and a certain percentage is retained by the company you're issuing that receipt for (10%, I believe). Those receipts must be printed by a SUNAT-authorized printing workshop.

You can get more information from the SUNAT website: http://www.sunat.gob.pe.


[Editado a las 2008-10-29 17:01]


Hi Edwal,

thanks for the hint I managed to find most of the information I need on the sunat site. I just need to find out what, if any, are the "other" taxes a freelance has to pay (essalud, afp, impuesto de solidariedad, etc) beside income tax.

Fabio


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