Parliamentary Work: Communications taxes amount to $ 1.5 billion
15:16 - 02/05/2020
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On Saturday, the Parliamentary Labor and Social Affairs Committee revealed the size of taxes on telecommunications companies inside the country, while confirming that they amounted to 1.5 billion dollars.
Committee member Fadel Al-Fatlawi said in a statement to "Information", that "the taxes on telecommunications companies amount to 1.5 billion dollars that can be used to bridge the financial shortage with employees' salaries," noting that "the government is complacent in collecting these large taxes."
He added that "the government is obligated in light of the economic circumstance the country is going through to take advantage of these taxes as a financial resource to boost the federal budget and reduce the expected deficit size," calling on the "government to collect taxes to secure employee salaries during the coming months."
And revealed the Parliamentary Economy Committee, the day before yesterday, Thursday, that the federal budget bill for 2020 is unable to secure the salaries of employees in light of the collapse of oil prices. It ended 25 T.