Shekhar Koirala suggests removing Rs 26.62 per liter tax on petroleum products

Published On: June 24, 2022 02:05 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 24: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Shekhar Koirala has suggested the government remove the tax on petroleum products for the time being.

NC leader Koirala suggested that a decision should be taken to exempt taxes to save the people from the scourge of inflation and keep the economic activities dynamic.

Taking to twitter, Koirala wrote, “In order to save the people from the cost of living and keep the economic activity dynamic, the government should decrease the infrastructure tax on petroleum products by Rs 10, road maintenance tax by Rs 4 and customs and declaration fee of Rs. 25.23 by half to Rs. 12.62, in total Rs 26.62 per liter as long as the price does not go down in the international market.”

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