Inland Revenue (Amendment) Bill challenged in Supreme Court

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – An application challenging the Inland Revenue (Amendment) Draft Bill was filed before the Supreme Court today (Oct. 27).

A general manager of an apparel factory U.S. Ranaweera, residing in Homagama area, has put forward the said application, naming the Attorney General as its respondent.

The draft bill was published in the government gazette on October 12. The special gazette was issued by the Minister of Finance, Economic Stabilization and National Policies to amend the Inland Revenue Act, No.24 of 2017.

According to the draft proposal, it was decided to impose taxes on people based on different income-earning criteria.

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