Parliamentary Finance: new taxes on alcohol and cigarettes

[Baghdad - where] the parliamentary finance committee confirmed that, on Sunday, the Finance Committee decided to impose new taxes on alcohol and cigarettes, and the government has to comply with this resolution and applied. Said committee member Mohammed Abdul Qader in a press statement that "after the House of Representatives approve the adoption of the general budget of the country was one of the clauses impose financial taxes on goods and alcoholic beverages and cigarettes, as he emphasized that the central government will stick to the application of those financial taxes." He stated that "the reason for the delay The central government in the application of alcoholic beverages and cigarettes taxes is a variation on the mechanism for implementing those taxes. " Abdel Qader and between that "alcohol and cigarettes taxes have been agreed upon by the parliamentary finance committee. submitted to the central government for the implementation of those taxes."