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Opaque import tax exemptions pave way for abuse: Report
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Sri Lanka’s import tax exemption schemes are too opaque, resulting in them being open to abuse and corruption, a case study by a prominent think tank has found, with decisions frequently subject to officials’ discretion as regulations are unavailable to...
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Study reveals SL’s import tax exemption schemes prone to abuse
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Sri Lanka’s import tax exemption schemes are prone to abuse as they lack predictability, efficiency and openness, a study by a Colombo-based think tank has revealed. The import taxes are a critical source of government revenue. Depending on the product,...
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Bringing Sri Lanka’s traders one step closer to global market
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By Marcus Bartley Johns Sri Lanka’s traditional lacework famously known as Beeralu is slowly moving into the spotlight of the global fashion industry. Udeni, who is a traditional Beeralu lace maker from Galle, learned the technique from her mother and...
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