Ceylon Chamber forum on new Sri Lanka income tax law

ECONOMYNEXT – The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will hold a seminar on Sri Lanka’s new ‘Inland Revenue Act’, with State Minister of Finance Eran Wickramaratne explaining its features, followed by a panel discussion by tax experts.

The seminar on 11th September 2017 starting at 2 p.m. will help the private sector to gain a clear understanding of the income tax implications of the new Act, a statement said.

Wickramaratne, the keynote speaker, is expected to explain the rationale for the new tax bill, overall tax reforms agenda, and the government’s plans for fiscal consolidation and economic growth.

His address would be followed with presentations by Sulaiman Nisthar, Partner at Ernst & Young, and Shamila Jayasekera, Partner-Tax at KPMG.

The duo will later join a panel discussion, which will also include S. R. Attygalle, Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Finance; Ivan Dissananayake, Commissioner General of the Department of Inland Revenue; and Thanuja Perera, Tax Policy Advisor of the Ministry of Finance.
(COLOMBO, Sept 9, 2017)

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