Protest seeking tax waiver
Birgunj, June 6
Nepali Congress Parsa staged a protest in Birgunj as we speak looking for waiver of presidency taxes throughout the lockdown interval.
The hour-long demonstration beginning mid-day was staged by Nepali Congress Parsa Area No 1 at Adarshanagar Chowk of Birgunj, in protest towards the federal government discover to the general public to put up their taxes. Participants on the protest carried placards urging the federal government to waive off electrical energy tariff, financial institution curiosity on loans, and taxes for the lockdown interval.
“At a time when the federal government needs to be offering reduction to companies to offset the affect of the pandemic, it has issued a discover asking companies to put up their taxes by holding your complete nation underneath lockdown for over two months now, which is unfair,” stated NC Parsa Area No 1 Chairperson Bijaya Sarraf.
Though the federal government has prolonged the deadline for posting taxes, there have been requires waiver of the taxes for the lockdown interval. Meanwhile, in view of the protest, safety was beefed up at Adarshanagar Chowk as we speak.
A model of this text seems in e-paper on June 7, 2020, of The Himalayan Times.