Commissioner General of Inland Revenue Department Ivan Dissanayake says a tax file should be opened for all who have an annual income exceeding 500,000 rupees. It is a social responsibility. Individuals who have an annual income less than 500,000 rupees are only free from the income tax. Expressing views to the SLBC he said all able persons should pay income taxes as the government has to manage all welfare services on behalf of the general public.
- Kataragama Esala festival begins today.
- A proper national physical development plan has been implemented in the country.