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Colombo, Dec. 11 (Daily Mirror) - Parliament received a presentation today on the removal of items from the Value Added Tax (VAT) exemptions list, effective from January 1, 2024.

Domestic gas, petrol and diesel are also included in the list. Steps have been taken to add chemical fertilizers to the relevant tax list.

The comprehensive lists of both VAT-liable items and exempted items are listed below:


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  • Gb Monday, 11 December 2023 10:51 PM

    What a joke, poor people already starving, now they have to go less meals, such alot of items now taxable just so these thieves can live in luxury, sri lanka is doomed...

    Ran out Tuesday, 12 December 2023 01:47 AM

    They missed beatle leaves and nuts. How about beedies?

    Ram Tuesday, 12 December 2023 02:48 AM

    We have been squeezed and squeezed and only our bones are left. There is marrow inside and politicians can squeeze us hard, kill us .and collect the VAT

    Kps Tuesday, 12 December 2023 04:55 AM

    We didn’t hear any Drums playing on streets. May be soon or in 2048

    Natalie Nanayaka Tuesday, 12 December 2023 05:58 AM

    Don't worry the corrupt politicians will get everything they want tax free. Just another perk of the job.

    Let's get rid of these scum bags. Tuesday, 12 December 2023 06:01 AM

    I guess only the politicians will be enjoying the luxury items on the taxpayer. While the taxpayer goes hungry.

    Sambo Tuesday, 12 December 2023 08:18 AM

    All these will be changed by next October. So make hay while you can. You are trying to please the IMF to get the second trench of the money after that you will turn your back on them as well.


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