And the second and very important difference that rates remain with regard to taxes is that rate offer us compensation, materialized in the service used, fee do, what is known as consideration and that is something that taxpayers do not perceive in Exchange for pay one tax either, because these are obligations that one not can refuse to comply and that also do not offer any compensation for compliance in time and in form with payment.
A classic example of rate of public transport, each user pay whenever he gets into a collective, train or subway, meanwhile, if you don't use any means of public transport are not required him to meet a monthly obligation in this regard. Meanwhile, the State through this rate makes a full or partial recovery of costs generated by the provision of the public service.
Rates that are assigned to these public services must be previously regulated by law and the relevant approval of Parliament which corresponds.
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