Payment Terms Legislation In Argentina

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Please scroll down for a summary of payment terms in Argentina and the various industries across which payment term legislation appears.

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Industries Laws Codes Notes Interest Rate


Article 47 of Provision 63/2016 of the National Contracting Office sets a maximum payment term of 30 days for suppliers to government departments.

While not a maximum payment term, the Argentinian government runs an Electronic Credit Invoice Regime. When an SME meeting certain criteria issue an invoice through this scheme the company has a maximum of 25 days to dispute the invoice before it is considered approved and available for financing.

Interest Rate

Default interest for late payment of invoices is set by article 768 of the commercial code and Law 9041. The default rate is the general portfolio active rate set by the Central Bank of Argentina plus 5%.

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