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የታክስ ግምቱና የአነስተኛ ነጋዴዎች እሮሮ

9 Jul

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by The Reporter
 
የኢትዮጵያ ገቢዎችና ጉምሩክ ባለሥልጣን በደረጃ ‹‹ሐ›› ግብር ከፋዮች ላይ ባስቀመጠው አዲስ የታክስ ምጣኔ ሳቢያ በአዲስ አበባ ከተማ አራቱም ማዕዘናት ከፍተኛ እሮሮ እየተደመጠ ይገኛል፡፡ በርካቶች በቀን ገቢ ግምት ስሌት እንዲሁም በዓመታዊ ሽያጫቸው መሠረት የተጣለው ታክስ በየተጋነነ ነው በማለት፣ ቅሬታውን ለማቅረብ የክፍለ ከተማና የወረዳ ጽሕፈት ቤቶችን ሲያጨናንቁ ታይተዋል፡፡
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Of tax and assessment: Do TPLF companies pay the right level of taxes?

8 Jul

Editor’s Note:

    An expert familiar with Ethiopian tax system and laws thereon tell the Reporter he did not believe the tax officials have used the proper measures. This may be because ERCA’s primary concern is raising revenue, no matter what so long as it is high.

    In Ethiopia tax is a political instrument and that the TPLF may be aiming to break the spirit of helpless citizens?

 
Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by The Reporter
 
The past few weeks have been hectic for the Ethiopian tax administrators. All week around, they have been under fire due to the recently completed daily income tax assessment for business with annual turnover less 500,000 birr. Most small and basic trade and business activities in Ethiopia fall under this taxation category aka Category “C”. And, certainly, many people found themselves rejecting this daily income estimation and the associated tax levy, writes Dawit Endeshaw.
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