Monday, 29 November 2021 09:07 GMT

Jordan delays talks on disputed income tax draft bill

(MENAFN) The Jordanian government has reached an agreement with the Lower House to postpone talks on the income tax draft bill which caused an outcry.

An extraordinary session has been agreed to be carried out following the month of Ramadan to discuss the law and any potential amendments to the law, as stated Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawnhe.

Prime Minister Hani Mulki affirmed during a meeting that it was not possible for the Kingdom to withdraw the income tax draft law.

Following the meeting attended by the prime minister, the Lower House and representatives of the professional associations, the associations agreed to conduct a strike next Wednesday, explaining that their key demands is a withdrawal from the bill.


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