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Tax officers warn

12 August 2010 10:10 am - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Tax officials have warned that they will launch trade union action if the authorities fail to arrest the suspects involved in the attack on the Deputy Tax Commissioner of the Inland Revenue Department in Matara.

The Deputy Tax Commissioner was assaulted last night over a tax issue and is in the hospital Intensive Care Unit. (ISA)

  Comments - 9

  • Mohamed Thursday, 12 August 2010 10:28 AM

    Is this start of another era of "Trade Unionism"? First Samurdi and now Tax officers. Which erver way if we get the desired results ultimately it is good for the country as a whole and these intimidation of public official and innocent people shall stop at once!!

    MK Thursday, 12 August 2010 10:40 AM

    So now any tom dick and harry will start striking just because one of their guys got attacked!! Thanks uncle mervyn!!

    Sicillian Friday, 13 August 2010 04:16 AM

    I just wonder where my tax money goes.

    Roshan Friday, 13 August 2010 04:18 AM

    This is the trend in SL, now the season is that series of Government officers will be attacked in various part of SL.

    Concerned Thursday, 12 August 2010 04:43 PM

    Will you also stop visiting the favorites of the present regime who have defaulted taxes exceeding Rupees 100 million?

    demon Thursday, 12 August 2010 10:56 AM

    yes you should launch trade union action...

    ganepola Thursday, 12 August 2010 10:58 AM

    What is this? We Sri Lankans always threaten to strike if we don't get what we want. How can any one take trade union action episode like this? I do not get it.

    senra Thursday, 12 August 2010 02:05 PM

    And police who are paid by the public is refusing to take action?

    aaa Thursday, 12 August 2010 02:30 PM

    A good treatment for tax commissioners who are getting fat by eating bribes. Thanks for whoever attacks government officers. Same should follow to those who are sitting in Customs department


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