Will introduce a stable and a simple tax system: Gotabaya
SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa said he would not only lessen the tax burden imposed on the people but would also introduce a stable and a simple tax system in order to create a conducive environment for the business community.
Speaking at the National Convention of Representatives of the SLPP Business Community on Thursday, Mr. Rajapaksa said the incumbent government had imposed an alien tax system in Sri Lanka, creating complications.
“This complicated tax system has placed both businessmen and consumers in a difficult place. We believe some of the new taxes are completely unwarranted. This government spends tax payers money aimlessly. We will simplify this tax system in order to provide relief to all. We assure to introduce a stable tax system so that the business community need not worry about volatile tax polices,” he said.
He said the businessmen who bring in foreign revenue should be recognised specially and said each and every export item should be added value to increase the revenue.
“For example, we can earn much more by creating jewellery using a gem instead of just selling it as a raw gem. India earns billions by importing gold from Dubai and then exporting them as jewellery. Though we produce many goods aiming the international market such as textiles, they are being exported under foreign brands. We need to introduce our own brands in the future,” he said.
(Source: Daily Mirror – By Lahiru Pothmulla)
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Of course, you will introduce a simple tax system, Mr GR.
We are all waiting for you to win the Big Chair.
The SLPP triumvirate, MR, BR and GR are due to meet with the KIng today and the SLFP will support the SLPP in the forthcoming Presidential Elections.
That will be great news for the Country; we will move forward under the efficient leadership of GR and Viyath Maga.
With a massive win for GR ( > 65%), UNP’s Mod*dasa and his idiot supporters including Mangala, Malik, Kabir, Harin, Ajith, Rosy, Madduma, Harsha, Eran, Harsha, Thalatha etc etc will be in the National Rubbsh Bin.
RW will emerge victor and saviour of the UNP for many years to come.
Fully agree with you Esmee,
Mod*dasa and his henchmen have ruined the superior economic and social leadership of UNP’s RW.
GR will cruise through to victory; the Mod*dasa / First lady Jalani and team will be beaten by not only GR but by AKD as well.
AKD is an admirably young leader; his intellect and capacty are a million times more than that of Mod*dasa.
AKD is a stand out young person while Mod*dasa is simply a dumb head.