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The 15 percent VAT on doctors’ channelling fees, to be removed with effect from the 1st of July.

The Cabinet of Ministers has decided to remove the 15 percent Value Added Tax on doctors’ consultation fee, channelling fee and professional charges with effect from July 1st.
The request in this regard was made by Minister of Health: Dr Rajitha Senaratne upon the instructions of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Speaking at a press conference in Colombo today Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera said, however, the VAT charged on private hospital rooms will remain unchanged.

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