The Committee on Public Accounts has decide throughout its assembly held yesterday (06) to publicize all of the establishments which have did not pay the due levy by submitting a listing of such establishments to the Media.
Chairman of the Committee Prof. Tissa Vitharana instructed the Inland Income Division to undergo the Committee a listing of establishments who’ve did not pay the due levy inside two months.
Auditor-Basic W.P.C. Wickramaratne addressing the Committee acknowledged that steps needs to be taken to get well the levy which is due as quickly as potential, thereby rising the federal government income.
The Committee on Public Accounts additionally took into the dialogue the necessity for the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Finance to work collectively with a purpose to expedite the settlement of plenty of Inland Income instances pending within the courts.
Commissioner Basic of Inland Income Mr. H.M.W.C. Bandara raised the necessity to amend the legislation pertaining to tax deficit expeditiously. Accordingly, COPA Chairman Prof. Tissa Vitarana directed the Division of Inland Income to submit the related proposals with fast impact.
Particular audit report on the taxes and penalties in default to be recovered from the taxpayers was taken into dialogue on the Committee on Public Accounts yesterday.
State Minister Hon. Lasantha Alagiyawanna, Members of Parliament Tissa Attanayake, Niroshan Perera, Ashok Abeysinghe, Kader Masthan, Dr. (Dr.) Upul Galappaththi, B.Y.G. Ratnasekera, Weerasumana Weerasinghe, Dr. Harini Amarasuriya together with different officers have been current at this event.