Beginning January 1, 2004, the 15 percent value-added tax for people attending meetings and conventions in Mexico will be eliminated. The following will now be exempt from VAT: lodging; transportation to and from the airport, or any seaport, to hotel; and food and drink. The announcement comes as Mexico heightens its interest in business travel, having created a national agency to promote conventions, trade fairs, and incentive trips. The new Mexico Convention Bureau, a division of the ...

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