New online system to pay taxes to be introduced

The Ministry of Local Government and Provincial Councils says a new online system would be introduced from January 1, next year, allowing customers to pay their assessment taxes online.

According to the Secretary of the Ministry, Kamal Padmasiri, the new system would also allow for the approval of building taxes and the granting of development permits in addition to paying assessment taxes.

He added that the aim of this new system is to ensure a more effective and efficient working plan among local government institutions.

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