Import duty on vehicles below 1000cc increased

Tax on Sri Lanka Vehicles

The import duty on vehicles which are less than 1000cc has been increased with effect from today (August 1), the Finance Ministry said.

Accordingly, Import Duty on vehicles less than 1000cc had been increased up to Rs. 1.5 million and hybrid and electric vehicles less than 1000cc up to Rs.1.25 million.

However, these tax amendments would not be affected for letters of credit (LC) opened before 1 August 2018 and these new taxes are not applicable for vehicles cleared before 31st January 2019.