Taxes on online goods to be considered

Tharaka Samman (DM) | Published: 5:39 PM Jul 20 2021
Local Taxes on online goods to be considered

A system of levying taxes on goods imported online would be considered, Trade Minister Bandula Gunawardena said in Parliament today (20).

Responding to a question raised by MP Mohamed Muzammil, the Minister said that the situation in other countries would also be taken into consideration.

MP Mohamed Muzammil pointed out that there are many issues regarding the quality of goods imported through online trade.

He said that the e-commerce trade is growing rapidly at present and special attention should be paid in this regard.

Tharaka Samman (DM) | Published: 5:39 PM Jul 20 2021

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