[ltr]Abadi adviser: Do not tax savings and salaries of state employees [/ltr]
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[ltr] The Iraqi government confirmed that the vessels have to impose taxes on government officials at this time, while economists called for the imposition of taxes on employees, provided that the limited level of Aajolhm affected for contributions, especially since the tax is one of the state's resources.
Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister and said the appearance of Mohammed Saleh told the "term" that "is not the intention of the government to impose taxes on the government and that the staff there are some taxes already paid and are deducted monthly."
Saleh added that "the prime minister Haider al-Abadi suggested more than once that is taxing the salaries of special grades, and even cut a large proportion of them and providing the Iraqi budget, especially with the result of the drop in oil prices in early 2015 big losses."
Saleh stressed that "there are rumors out between now and then about the imposition of taxes on employee savings or part of his salary and this is not true, as the government has put a lot of plans to ensure that the lack of need for staff in the civil service salaries."
For his part, says an expert on economic affairs Maitham Laibi that "taxes necessary evil, they are even though they represent a burden on individuals, but it is the most important financial instrument for the state Siad tool, which is also a tool to finance private expenditure with lower oil revenues."
He called for coffee in a statement to the "long" on the government to "move to the first two directions is the gradient and not to impose high tax at once, taking into account the principle of escalation, the second thing is to focus on tax vessels linked to the private sector as well, and not employees of the government only."
Laibi student "by emphasizing that the new vessels and modify the old tax systems in line with the rise in prices and incomes."
In the same context, an economist Ahmed Sabih that "sees tax revenues constitute the cornerstone of the pillars of the general budget for all countries of the world which occupies the second place of revenue, as tax authorities impose different proportions of income according to their levels."
And between Sabih told the "term" that "taxes if taken into consideration they bring appropriate levels to live for taxpayers to pay tax according to scientific standards, and tax is the method aims to achieve solidarity among citizens as well as to designate a sense of citizenship and the participation of the state in public spending, especially, which aims to achieve public benefit. "
"The salary is one of the types of income must be subject to tax but must be taken into consideration to achieve justice in the imposed not only on the basis of determining tax rates according to income levels, but also on the basis of the size of deduction, which guarantees the taxpayer living standard of fit and collected scientific career and level ". He stressed that "it is necessary to achieve justice through the inclusion of all access to tax away for tax evasion, pointing out that" in Iraq, there are many categories of taxpayers are outside the tax departments accounts as well as the style of tax settling accounts with other categories to enter (non-earning) be subject to favoritism and corruption is reason to grumble employee of this tax because he feels that he bears the brunt of them compared to income that gets him. "
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