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Basil rejects social media claims on imposition of tax on EPF

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Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa has rejected social media claims that soon after his appointment as the finance minister he is going to impose a 14% tax on Employment Provident Fund (EPF).

He made this comment when he a discussion with Parliamentarians, Governors, District Secretariats and other representatives at Temple Trees on Tuesday.

Commenting on the vaccination program , the minister said that the ministry will allocate money unconditionally for the purchase of Covid-19 vaccines giving priority to ensuring the health and safety of the people. He also revealed that steps would be taken to digitize government agencies and funds would be allocated accordingly.

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  • Horunge horu Wednesday, 21 July 2021 11:05 PM

    Oh Mr ten percent

    Truthbomber Thursday, 22 July 2021 12:40 AM

    Then the tax is sure to come

    Molay hathak Thursday, 22 July 2021 09:15 AM

    He is not a Magician to create money from the air other than printing Currency!

    S. Dharmalingam Thursday, 22 July 2021 10:27 AM

    No flame without a fire !!


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