Fines and taxes will increase as of February 1st in Yucatán


Value of the UMA will be $96.22 pesos and with the update, fines will increase.

MÉRIDA, Yucatán.- As of Tuesday, February 1, 2022, some infractions, fines, taxes, and state and federal government procedures will increase its prices, due to the 7.36 percent increase in the Unidad de Medida y Actualización (UMA) compared to 2021.

Now, such measure will have a daily value of 96.22 pesos, a monthly value of 2 thousand 925.09 pesos, and an annual value of 35,101.08 pesos, effective as of the first day of February 2022 until January 31, 2023.

This update was announced by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi).

The variation of the UMA in 2022, as compared to 2021, is 7.36 percent; this increase is the result of the update made to the unit based on the general annual inflation observed in December 2021.

Article 451 of the Regulations of the Law of Transit and Traffic of Yucatán establishes that in the case of minor penalties, the penalty is from 1 to 15 UMAs, that is, from 96.22 to 1,433.30 pesos.

Serious fines are between 16 to 25 UMAs, which translates into 1,539.52 to 2,405.50 pesos; very serious penalties are between 90 to 100 UMAs, an amount between 8,659.80 to 9,622 pesos.

According to the regulations and current law, each article that is violated has a specified amount of UMAs that must be paid.

Last year, the UMA had a daily value of 89.62 pesos, $2,724.45 pesos monthly, and $32,693.40 pesos annually.

In 2020 of 86.88 pesos per day, 2,641.15 pesos per month and 31,693.80 pesos per year; in 2019 of 84.49 pesos per day, 2,568.50 pesos per month and 30,822 pesos per year; and in 2018 of 80.60 pesos per day, 2,450.24 pesos per month and 29,402.88 pesos per year. In other words, in the last five years its daily value increased by 15.62 pesos.

The Yucatan Times