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Taxes and Fees


Kinds of taxes and fees collected

  • Business Turnover Tax
    When a kind of goods or material is sold within the Uva Province, a turnover tax at the rate of 1% and 5% is collected on the selling value of the item. The relevant percentage in respect of gold, gems, jewellery, furniture, timber, cigarette and liquor is 5% while the percentage for other goods and materials is 1% (Relevant Gazette notification is No 146/10 dated 19.12.2006)
  • Stamp fees
    Action is taken to recover the stamp fees on the open market value of the properties on the date of certification of such instruments that are prepared for transfer of immovable properties in the Uva Province (Gazette Notification dated 28.09.1991 and 28.02.1992  bearing no 703/13)
  • Court Fines and Stamp Fees
    Recovery action is done by provincial courts and there after relevant fees are remitted to this Department
  • Betting tax
    5% of tax is charged on every bet made within the Province in respect of horse races conducted within or outside the Province.
  • Fauna and Flora Fees
    Fees under the Fauna and Flora Ordinance is recovered by the Wildlife Department and thereafter they are remitted to this Department.

 

 

 
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