Cabinet endorses changes to sales tax act

The Cabinet Sunday approved the Act to Amend the Sales Tax Act of 2021 to stymie tax evasion by plugging the loopholes in the system.

The amendment stipulates excess tax reimbursement would be paid immediately from the tax money charged instead of assigning allocations for that purpose, addressing the issue of delay in reimbursing taxpayers.

The Cabinet also endorsed a national document to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Agreement, which Jordan became a member of in 2015.

The national document outlines more measures to limit global warming that, according to an Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC’s) recent document, may negatively impact the climate and environment.

It also approved a recommendation of the Jordan Valley Authority (JVA) Board of Directors to give the Residential Units Programme beneficiaries whose units, built before 16/9/2021, are unused an ultimatum to “resolve their situation.”

Source: Jordan News Agency