Value Added Tax

Electronic cash register outside district towns to be mandatory

To ensure deposition of VAT by traders outside district towns, the government has planned to make it mandatory for trading units outside the district towns to use Electronic Cash Register (ECR) and...

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

Mobile operators for lifting VAT on internet use

In a pre-budget discussion, mobile operators urges the government to remove value added tax (VAT) on internet use in the upcoming fiscal plan for 2016-17.

October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015

7.5% VAT on English medium school tuition remains

The Supreme Court stays a High Court order that halted the 7.5 percent value added tax (VAT) on the English medium schools’ tuition fees.

June 4, 2015
June 4, 2015

VAT exemption for local industries

The government proposes to withdraw value added tax (VAT) on a number of products and services to encourage local industries grow further.