GDCE’s revenue up 35 percent

Revenue at the General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE) saw a significant increase during the first nine months of the year, growing by 35 percent over the corresponding period last year, GDCE’s director said last week. From January to September, the department collected almost $2.4 ...

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Tax revenues increase by 22.9 per cent

The Kingdom’s tax revenues increased by more than 20 per cent in the first quarter of 2012 compared with the same period last year. Officials said the rise reflects an influx of new buinesses and investments. Opposition lawmakers, however, claim that the numbers are still far ...

Cambodia collects 122 mln USD in tax in last two months

Cambodia’s General Department of Taxation said in a press release on Thursday that the country collected 122 million U.S. dollars of tax in the first two months in 2013, up 27 percent compared to the same period last year. In the whole year of 2012, ...

Finance Minister Lauds Boeng Kak's Tax Bill

The Finance Ministry has sent a letter to well-known businesswoman Choeung Sopheap thanking her for paying her taxes on the highly controversial filling in of Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak lake, and holding her firm up as an example of corporate professionalism. Though Shukaku Inc., which is ...

Think Tank Says Investment Needed to Balance Growth

Government action is needed if Cambodia is to reach its potential for economic growth and address growing inequality, according to a new report from a leading local think tank. The recommendations were included in the Cambodian Development Resource Institute’s (CDRI) annual development review 2012 to ’13. ...

Tax revenue up from 2011

Cambodia collected $633 million in taxes over the first 10 months of this year, a 31 per cent rise from $483 million over the same period last year, according to the General Department of Taxation. However, an opposition watchdog claimed the amount is still far ...

WHO Urges Higher Taxes On Tobacco

The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday urged Cambodia to increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products-currently the lowest in the world-in order to raise revenue and deter smokers. Ayda Yurekli, coordinator of the WHO’s tobacco control economics unit, said during a workshop in Phnom Penh ...

Tobacco tax increase likely

Increasing the tobacco retail tax — one of the world’s lowest at 10 per cent of unit price for domestically produced cigarettes — would deter smokers and increase government revenue while having minimal effect on tobacco producers, Ayda Yurekli, co-ordinator for the World Health Organization’s ...

Canadia, Gov't Look to Soothe Tax Process

With the deadline to pay annual property taxes rapidly approaching, hundreds of Phnom Penh homeowners queued this week at Canadia Bank’s headquarters on Monivong Boulevard to pay their tax bills in relative comfort, and avoid long visits to district and municipal taxation offices. Canadia Bank signed ...

Revenues for first seven months double to $1.6bn

The government has collected 6,557 billion riel, or about $1.6 billion, in revenues in the first seven months of 2011, a figure that is twice that of the $801 million in revenues that were collected during the same period last year, data released by the ...

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