“A Rational Formula for Cigarette Taxes: An Alternative to Ad Hoc Taxation” by #VeritéResearch discussed Sri Lanka’s recent and current struggles in implementing a rational formula for cigarette taxing, highlighting that the government is currently forfeiting 20 to 25 Billion rupees in tax revenue by failing to apply a competent tax formula.
This webinar was held on the 28th of October, 2021 and featured as speakers:
- Dr. Nishan de Mel, Executive Director, Verité Research
- Professor Amala De Silva, University of Colombo
- Harani Weerasekera, Research Economist, Institute of Policy Studies
You can view the working paper and research by Verité this webinar was based on below: