No change in tax cuts on motor vehicles

Monday, 4 October 2010 00:47 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

THE Government announced yesterday that the vehicle import taxes will remain unchanged and requested the public not to be misled by false information.

There is no necessity to postpone or speed up the import of vehicles and other import goods unnecessarily because the taxes which are currently in effect will remain unchanged, Secretary to the Finance and Planning Ministry Dr. P.B Jayasundera announced. Furthermore the Customs time limit for the clearance of imported goods has also been expanded till 8 p.m. on weekdays and until 4 p.m. on weekends to increase the speed of the clearance of imported goods.