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COPF approves increasing of VAT subjected to amendments

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Parliament, Dec.6 (Daily Mirror) - The Committee on Public Finance (COPF) has approved the increase of the Value Added Tax (VAT) to 18 percent subjected to amendments, Committee Chairman Harsha de Silva told Parliament today.

Dr. De Silva said the COPF had recommended waiving the VAT for infant foods, medical equipment and fertilizers.


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  • Amaran Wednesday, 06 December 2023 10:42 AM

    Dr... What about medicine?

    Mizaru Wednesday, 06 December 2023 11:12 AM

    Do not vote for the SJB. They are UNP with a transparent mask. Vote JVP.

    Sunil Wednesday, 06 December 2023 12:37 PM

    If medical equipment then medicines also should be exempted. Otherwise people will think there is soft treatment to medical equipment importers and not the patients

    Waco Wednesday, 06 December 2023 12:49 PM

    If you all are expecting more foreigners to come , why is it necessary to increase the Taxes?


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