Finance Ministry replies to JVP on taxes on dates

Sunday, 07 May 2017 - 8:01

The Trade and Investment Policies Department of the Finance Ministry stated that the reports published through certain media that new taxes have been imposed on imported dates were baseless.

JVP Parliamentarian Sunil Handunneththi expressed these views when the matter was discussed in parliament on the 3rd of this month.

However, the Trade and Investment Policies Department stated that a new tax was not imposed and the tax which was reduced from 130 Rupees to 60 Rupees will be continued as it is.


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