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Government income beats 2019 target

The government hit a 20-year record in fiscal revenues from tax and Customs and Excise last year, exceeding the target and rising nearly a third year-on-year. Together they were nearly equal to planned expenditure. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50696032/government-income-beats-2019-target

Haulers protest high fees at border

A small crowd of goods transporters protested at the Pailin customs office on Saturday, demanding that authorities reduce the fees for imported goods, a request that was firmly denied.​ Chum Voeun, Stung Kach commune police chief, said that about 18 vendors protested, claiming they could ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/haulers-protest-high-fees-border

Chamber wants new tax laws

The private sector has called on the government to review Cambodia’s taxation law, a statute that business leaders say is outdated and needs to change if Cambodia wants to continue to attract foreign investment. Led by Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) president Kith Meng, a delegation ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chamber-wants-new-tax-laws

Cambodia collects 470 mln USD in tax in first half of 2013

Cambodia’s General Department of Taxation said Tuesday that it had collected 470 million U.S. dollars of tax in the first six months of this year, up 21 percent compared with the same period last year. The country earned the tax of 740 million U.S. dollars ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-07/09/c_132525765.htm

Tax collection in Cambodia up 24 pct in 5 months

Cambodia’s General Department of Taxation unveiled on Friday that the country collected 395 million U.S. dollars of tax in the first five months of this year, up 24 percent year on year. In May alone, the department collected 73 million U.S. dollars, up 4 percent ...

http://www.asean-china-center.org/english/2013-06/09/c_132443845.htm

Hun Sen Announces New Tax on Agricultural Land

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday announced that the government would begin levying a tax on agricultural land transfers that are valued at more than $25,000. “The government has decide to tax 4 percent on land that cost more than 100 million riel [about $25,000],” Mr. ...

http://cambodiadaily.com/

Cambodia's tax revenue up 25 pct in 2012

The government of Cambodia has collected 740 million U.S. dollars of tax in 2012, a 25 percent rise year-on-year, the General Department of Taxation said Wednesday. The revenues have been collected from tax on profit, withholding tax, tax on salary, VAT (Value Added Tax), special tax ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-01/09/c_132091572.htm

1,000 More Logs Discovered Inside Ratanakkiri Land Concession

Forestry Administration officials and police yesterday discovered a stockpile of more than 1,000 logs that ethnic Jarai villagers in Ratanakkiri province’s O’Yadaw district claim have been illegally cut by the Vietnamese owners of a rubber concession, a district official said. The 4,000-hectare concession was granted to ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

National Assembly Lawmakers Reject SRP Budget Suggestions

Lawmakers at the National Assembly yesterday debated the government’s plan for public spending next year, with the opposition challenging the government’s plans to rack up more foreign debt. Since the draft of the 2013 budget was released last month, the opposition has come forward with detailed ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Cambodia to levy economic land concessions tax

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday ordered investors in economic land concessions (ELC) to pay tax from the sixth year of their investment in a bid to speed up their agricultural production. The premier decided that investment companies receiving ELCs must pay the land tax ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2012-09/28/c_131880215.htm

Businesses know little of the letter of the law

Cambodia entrepreneurs faced considerable problems when it came to obeying tax laws and other regulations, officials at a seminar about that very subject said yesterday. The VDB Loi company organised the seminar on “New Practices and Preferential Trade Rules” with the co-operation of the General Department of Customs and ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012082358230/Business/businesses-can-benefit-from-cambodian-law.html

Cambodia gains 53 factories this year

The Cambodian government has approved 53 new garment and footwear factories, worth an estimated US$338 million, during the first half of this year, compared with 38 last year valued at $180 million, despite the increase in the number of strikes affecting the industry. Officials and industry ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012081758134/Business/cambodia-gains-53-factories-this-year.html

Campu and Acleda Post Strong Earnings for First Six Months

Despite being downgraded by Moody’s just over two months ago, profits at Cambodian Public Bank (Campu) and Acleda Bank—two of the largest banks in the country—increased by about 50 percent during the first half of the year, according to figures provided by the banks yesterday. In ...

North Korea talks trade pact with Cambodia

North Korea yesterday proposed to lower tax and trade barriers with Cambodia. The proposal, if made into a formal agreement, would join a long list of agreements between the two countries that have never been followed through. Hong Ki Chol said such an agreement could ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012070457178/Business/north-korea-trade-pact.html

Moody's offers update on Kingdom's credit outlook

Improved fiscal management and preparation for a decline in foreign aid would help increase Cambodia’s credit rating, according to a quarterly credit opinion from Moody’s Investor Service, which maintained a stable outlook for the country. Reduced exposure to crisis and stagnation in Western economies, continued foreign ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011120153072/Business/moodys-offers-update-on-kingdoms-credit-outlook.html

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