81 goods and services VAT-free

Thursday, 27 October 2016 - 7:21

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Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said in parliament yesterday that 81 goods and services would be exempted from VAT. 

The statement was made during the debate on the VAT Amendment Bill. 

On this occasion the Minister said that VAT would be increased for mail, telephone charges, alcohol and cigarettes.