Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Leader, MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake said the government had now decided to put taxes on goods and services that were exempted in the past and the new taxes such as the carbon tax will increase the burden on the people.
The 2017 budget proposals this year indicate that the budget is merely a worthless piece of paper and not a document which outlines the economic plans of the State, he said.
Ash Friday, 11 November 2016 12:16 AM
Your comments show that you are pretty dumb. Tax on Carbon emissions is a very good move. via DM Android App
lion Friday, 11 November 2016 07:03 AM
JVP will never be able to come to power in this country as long as they have this mentality to oppose any thing and every thing proposed by the government. People respect them as they are not corrupt and talk always against corruption but when they come to issues such as universities, private medical college, privatizing of ailing government institutions their views are far different to the views held by majority of this country. They have to change their out look and to be more pragmatic on issues face by the country. People of this country know very well that you all are a far better honest lot compared to the corrupt politicians of both the major parties of this country.
gobbaya Friday, 11 November 2016 08:03 AM
study trump..learn from trump...instead of whining all the time....make a game plan... via DM Android App
kevin_lasag Friday, 11 November 2016 09:43 AM
YES true...this is not a budget. this is a TAX sheet.Whatever people do, theyll be exposed to TAX.but yet saying this what are we gonna do? defeat the budget? or keep whining like what you do?
KEVIN Friday, 11 November 2016 10:41 AM
How carbon tax is imposed?is there a proper way/mechanism to identify carbon emissions? Most new cars are either hybrid or electric.This can affect then threewheelers, lorries,busses etc. I think if so Its good.Any comments to this?
Katus Friday, 11 November 2016 12:30 PM
All great speakers are big liars
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