New sales tax and previous tax work as of today

Section: Economic page
October 15, 2015, 8:50 am

The head of the Basra Governorate Council repeal the new sales tax, applying previous tax action starting on Thursday after meeting with the Prime Minister.

The Council, in the morning and said President Franck, in a press statement that "the financial Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, Customs Directorate informed the South to cancel a new tax on all goods and goods involved across the southern ports, and former sales tax beginning on Thursday.

"This decision came against the background of an interview Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abbadi, clarified the magnitude of damage to Basra ports due to the application of the 15% sales tax imposed on traders and importers.