Dec 15, Colombo: Sri Lankan government has decided to grant a 50-70% tax relief for the public officials to import vehicles.
The tax relief is valid for vehicles up to the value of US $ 25,000.
The senior public officials in the executive grade management and administrative services, professionals and the commissioned senior officials of the armed forces are eligible for the tax benefit. They have been categorized under circular numbered 06/2006 as senior public officials.
The tax benefit is valid from today and the circular in this regard has been issued, the Ministry of Finance says.