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Press evaluation:
Background:

Panel rejects demands for multiple VAT rates (kp 09/06/2015)

Govt revises down revenue forecast (kp 08/06/2015)

Govt waives 50pc customs duty on import of CGI sheets (ht 07/06/2015)

HLTSRC proposes reconstruction tax: Pvt sector pressuring govt not to add to burden facing businesses, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 05/06/2015)

Revenue collection falls due to quake (kp 27/05/2015), Revenue collection drops heavily (ht 27/05/2015)

‘Slash taxes to revive econ’ (kp 25/05/2015)

Govt misses revenue target due to quake, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 23/05/2015)

Revenue declines by 50 per cent in post-earthquake scenario (ht 21/05/2015)

Govt to miss revenue target post April 25, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 08/05/2015)

Government misses revenue collection target once again (ht 24/04/2015)

Flaws in revenue system exposed: OAG report indicates tax evaders capitalising on loopholes in law, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 16/04/2015)

Private firms, govt bodies flout KMC tax rules, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 01/04/2015)

Country’s fiscal discipline improving (ht 01/04/2015)

Tax Clearance Commission inundated with complaints (kp 26/03/2015), TSC classifies cases based on due amount to expedite settlement (ht 28/03/2015)

Revenue collection target missed (ht 26/03/2015)

Nepal could adopt tax sharing system: Werner (kp 12/03/2015)

Tax, customs offices miss revenue targets (kp 01/03/2015)

Govt exceeds overall revenue collection target by Rs 686m (ht 24/02/2015)

Government forms tax settlement commission (ht 12/02/2015), Commission formed to settle tax-related cases, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 12/02/2015)

Govt misses collection target under 4 tax heads, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 09/02/2015)

IRD misses revenue collection target (ht 03/01/2015)

Tax talk: The government can make good use of either a tax cut or a raise only if it makes good investments, by Samikshya Siwakoti (kp 01/02/2015)

Govt directed to waive VAT on LPG (kp 28/01/2015)

FM Mahat urges web-based, automated customs services (kp 27/01/2015)

26,000 new firms, individuals in tax net (rep 26/01/2015)

Discount scheme attracts firms to participate in tax net (ht 23/01/2015)

Customs Dept plans to buy 2 more scanners (kp 22/01/2015)

KMC to pursue tax defaulters (kp 12/01/2015), KMC to collect tax defaulters’ details (kp 20/01/2015)

HLTRC to submit report by mid-April: To urge govt to expand VAT threshold (ht 09/01/2015)

Revenue exceeds target due to soaring imports (kp 05/01/2015)

Individual Income Tax In SAARC Region, by Rup Khadka (rn 03/01/2015)

‘VAT threshold needs to be expanded’ (ht 22/12/2014), FNCCI to ask government to raise VAT threshold (kp 25/12/2014)

Revenue collection swells to Rs 114b in first 4 mths (kp 11/12/2014)

IRD meets overall revenue collection target (ht 27/11/2014)

‘Grievance cell’ to accept tax-related complaints (kp 24/11/2014)

College students to check if traders issue VAT bills (kp 21/11/2014)

Taxman exceeds goal in slashing VAT defaults: But it was less successful in reducing the number of income tax defaulters (kp 19/11/2014)

Sipradi’s Rana named top single taxpayer (kp 18/11/2014), Ncell biggest income-tax payer in FY 2012/13, paying Rs 4b (rep 18/11/2014)

Third national tax day observed in Capital (ht 18/11/2014)

Government collects Rs 4.76bn in fees from telecom sector (ht 09/11/2014)

Q1 revenue collection exceeds target (kp 08/11/2014), Revenue collection up 18.56pc in first quarter of this fiscal year (ht 08/11/2014)

FCGO plans to roll out RMIS across country by next fiscal (ht 20/10/2014)

Revenue dept vows to crack down on firms flouting rules: Entrepreneurs using fake excise duty stickers on products to face action (ht 16/10/2014)

Govt adds 184k new taxpayers, short of target (kp 21/09/2014)

KMC tax net: Firms asked to register taxable components, by Samik Kharel (kp 03/09/2014)

Making it work: Seventeen years after it came into force the VAT system is still riddled with loopholes, by Barsha Paudel (rep 03/08/2014)

Business firms fined Rs 53.9m for tax evasion, by Shankar Acharya (kp 08/08/2014)

Impractical taxation hits locals hard (ht 03/08/2014)

Revenue from property transactions hits record: The government collected Rs 7.81 billion in 2013-14—up 50 percent, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 02/08/2014)

IRO probes 790 firms, by Shankar Acharya (kp 30/07/2014), 30,000 firms under revenue radar over VAT, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (rep 30/07/2014)

Duty on betel nuts hiked to curb smuggling, by Parbat Portel (kp 23/07/2014)

KMC cajoles tax defaulters, businesses with discount schemes (rep 17/07/2014) [?? Those who correctly pay their taxes must be stupid!!]

PAN compulsory for anybody receiving payment from govt (kp 15/07/2014)

Income tax threshold increased by Rs 50k (kp 14/07/2014)

Two comissions for tax clearance, policy reforms proposed (kp 08/07/2014)

Govt names and shames VAT defaulters (kp 07/07/2014)

Govt sets revenue target of Rs 430b for 2014/15 (rep 07/07/2014)

Tax on purchases for foreign-aided projects waived (ht 29/06/2014)

Revenue collection up 19 percent in first 11 months (kp 26/06/2014)

KMC issues notice to taxpayers to pay taxes (rep 25/06/2014)

Over 1,000 institutions in KMC tax defaulters list, by Samik Kharel (kp 20/06/2014)

Tobacco tax hike in line with WHO call: Finance minister says certain amount of revenue will be invested in health sector (ht 18/06/2014)

Fee hikes suggested to boost non-tax revenues, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 14/06/2014)

LPG cylinder likely to cost Rs 165 less (ht 13/06/2014)

Revenue from property transactions up 39.8pc, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 09/06/2014)

FNCCI urges govt to increase income tax exemption limit (kp 05/06/2014)

Tax collection drive: After hotels, KMC: chases educational institutions now (kp 02/06/2014)

Health Minister for increasing tobacco tax (kp 31/05/2014), Countries urged to hike tobacco tax: Must implement price policies as a way to reduce cigarette consumption (ht 31/05/2014)

Government to revise non-tax provisions: Ministry of Finance reviewing report, may implement some recommendations next fiscal (ht 31/05/2014)

Big hotels submit property details (kp 29/05/2014)

Revenue collection up 19.45 per cent (ht 29/05/2014), Govt misses revenue target by Rs 6.11 billion (rep 29/05/2014)

Govt mulls VAT subsidy on hydro construction materials, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 28/05/2014)

Decline in import hits vehicle tax collection target (ht 28/05/2014)

187k new taxpayers in first 10 months of FY (kp 24/05/2014), Producers okay Rs 201 daily wage, by Parbat Portel (kp 24/05/2014)

KMC tax collection drive: Tax defaulters ‘to face garbage’, by Samik Kharel (kp 06/05/2015), KMC’s property tax claim ‘illegal’: HAN (ht 09/05/2014), Hotels inquire on taxes (kp 15/05/2014

Parliamentary panel weighs waiving taxes on LPG (kp 21/04/2014)

NA seeks tax waiver on Welfare Fund (ht 17/04/2014)

Kanchanjunga has until Friday to clear its taxes, by Samik Kharel (kp 16/04/2014), Kanchanjunga clears one-third of its back taxes, by Samik Kharel (kp 17/04/2014)

KMC padlocks housing office for not paying taxes, by Samik Kharel (kp 11/04/2014)

Government misses revenue target by Rs 6.81 billion, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (rep 10/04/2014)

KMC campaign for tax recovery gathers pace, by Samik Kharel (kp 31/03/2014), KMC recovers Rs 15m in tax from Bishal Bazar, by Samik Kharel (kp 02/04/2014)

Govt unlikely to meet tax revenue target, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (rep 29/03/2014)

IRD marginally exceeds revenue collection target (ht 22/03/2014)

KMC to tax defaulters: Pay dues immediately or face action, by Samik Kharel (kp 13/03/2014)

VAT, excise duty collection fall short of target: Lower import growth due to depreciation of the rupee vis-a-vis US dollar cited as prime reason (ht 13/03/2014)

Tax system could discourage land concentration: ILC head (kp 12/03/2014)

Govt misses revenue target by Rs 4 billion (rep 11/03/2014)

Contribution of income tax, VAT up, customs revenue down (rep 03/03/2014)

Metropolis officials scramble to collect property taxes:  Campaign focused on commercial complexes having an area of 10,000 sq feet in all the 35 wards of Kathmandu, by Samik Kharel (kp 24/02/2014)

Govt collects Rs 3b in telecom royalties (kp 15/02/2014)

Revenues swell 26 percent as real estate sector rebounds, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 03/02/2014), Revenue mobilization up 20 percent (rep 03/02/2014), Land registration revenue up 26 percent (rep 08/02/2014)

KMC to take tough measures against tax defaulters, by Samik Kharel (kp 02/02/2014)

Government misses revenue target by Rs 5b (kp 31/01/2014), Govt revenue collection falls short of target: Ministry of Finance data show Rs 163.44 billion was raised against projected Rs 168.18 billion (ht 31/01/2014)

Govt initiates process to take action against revenue evaders (rep 29/01/2014)

Gutkha, tobacco become potent revenue source, by Prabhakar Ghimire (rep 28/10/2014)

Revenue collection up by 23 pc, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 26/01/2014)

30K new taxpayers cleared dues under special scheme, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 18/01/2014)

KMC to widen tax collection areas (ht 18/01/2014)

Govt eyes revenue target as taxpayers swarm IROs (kp 15/01/2014)

Traders seek removal of double taxation (ht 13/01/2014)

Eighty customs revenue receipts missing (ht 13/01/2014)

Govt. collects nearly Rs 300 million revenue from hydropower license (nn 12/01/2014)

Tax dodgers face stern govt action (kp 11/01/2014)

KMC gets tough on house, land taxes, by Samik Kharel (kp 03/01/2014)

Reforming non-tax revenue system: Taskforce seeks public feedback (kp 03/01/2014)

Service sector tops income tax payers, by Prabhakar Ghimire (rep 01/01/2014)

Govt mulling sticker, barcode for beer bottles, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 31/12/2013)

Govt to categorize taxpayers, by Prabhakar Ghimire (rep 30/12/2013)

Special tax scheme sees encouraging participation, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 27/12/2013)

Land revenue up 21% (rep 26/12/2013)

IRD urges taxpayers to utilise waiver facility (ht 25/12/2013)

Revenue collection crosses Rs 101 billion (kp 10/12/2013), 20.87 percent increase in revenue (nn 10/12/2013)

Excise duty collection on tobacco products up (ht 09/12/2013)

Revenue jumps 20pc in first four months (kp 07/12/2013)

1,500 Property Owners Owe KMC Rs 2b, by Prabhakar Ghimire (rep 04/12/2013)

Export revenues swell due to stronger dollar (kp 28/11/2013)

Tax from transport lower than expected (kp 21/11/2013)

Institutions pay Rs 39 billion: Personal and proprietorship firms contribute Rs 17.40 billion (kp 21/11/2013)

Imports have 66pc share in VAT (kp 19/11/2013)

Poor compliance affecting VAT (kp 17/11/2013), Nepal Telecom, Rana largest tax payers (kp 17/11/2013)

Raise share of non-taxable revenue to the total: NRB Guv (ht 17/11/2013)

VAT is that: When the tax launched 16 years ago, it was mystifying, to say the least, by Maharaj Koirala (kp 16/11/2013)

Revenue collection beats target (kp 12/11/2013), Customs revenue collection falls short of target (ht 12/11/2013), Revenue Collection Posts Slow Growth (rep 12/11/2013)

Govt Mulling Revenue Administration Reform (rep 09/11/2013)

Land Revenue Up 31 Percent (rep 07/11/2013)

DTAA in offing with B’desh, Malaysia (kp 25/10/2013)

Weak rupee hurts revenue collection (ht 21/10/2013)

IRB to brick factories: Obtain VAT registration or face the music, by Shankar Acharya and Bhawani Bhatta (kp 10/10/2013), Brick kiln operators come under Value Added Tax net (ht 11/10/2013)

Parsa dethrones Kathmandu as top revenue earner, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 01/10/2013)

IRD begins market monitoring (kp 01/10/2013)

Revenue Dept acts tough on professionals: It has asked the offices under its jurisdiction to issue letters to professionals who have not yet registered with the tax regime and those failing to comply with the tax provisions, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 26/09/2013)

Above The Law: Raid on Shambhu Thapa’s firm, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 16/09/2013)

No tax defaulters will be spared, says IRD (kp 14/09/2013)

Revenue Dept raids 6 private firms, including former NBA chief Shambhu Thapa's law firm (nn 06/09/2013), DRI swoops down
on six business firms in Capital
, by Pranab Kharel and Ashok Thapa (kp 07/09/2013), Former NBA chief Thapa suspected of tax evasion (ht 07/09/2013), DRI raids 5 firms suspected of tax evasion (rep 07/09/2013), Thapa under CIAA fire (kp 08/09/2013), SC stays DRI action against Thapa: Petitioner says infringement of lawyers’ privilege of secrecy, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 09/09/2013), Supreme Court asks DRI not to execute letter, by Pranab Kharel (kp 09/09/2013), SC stays action against
another law firm
(ht 11/09/2013), Thapa's firm filed no income statement for 8 yrs (rep 12/09/2013)

1,522 tax evaders investigated (kp 04/09/2013)

Revenue from land registration going up, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 03/09/2013)

Customs Depart set to revise reference price, by Ashok Thapa (kp 02/09/2013)

System of collecting land taxes through banks to be extended, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 01/09/2013)

Government fails to meet VAT, customs duty revenue target (ht 28/08/2013)

Duty on gold to be hiked to match prices in India: The move is expected to curb smuggling of yellow metal to India due to price differences, by Ramesh Shrestha (kp 27/08/2013)

Revenue collection up by 28 pc in first month of FY 2013/14 (nn 27/08/2013)

Nobel Medical College charged with tax evasion (kp 13/08/2013)

Juggernaut Of Property Tax, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 08/08/2013)

No income tax inside SEZs proposed: This tax incentive and other sweeteners inserted in proposed Industrial Enterprises Act, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 05/08/2013)

Govt’s revenue collection increases by 21.24pc (ht 02/08/2013)

Bhairahawa SEZ plans 100pc corporate tax relief (ht 22/07/2013)

Income tax relief for middle-class families, salaried people (kp 15/07/2013)

Utility of taxes: Tangible results a must, by Chandra Shekhar Nepali (ht 11/07/2013)

Increasing Domestic Revenue, by Anirudra Neupane (rn 09/07/2013)

Govt needs Rs 32.14 bn to meet revenue target (ht 26/06/2013), Revenue collection up by 22 percent (nn 26/06/2013)

Landowners with extra plots to be charged more taxes, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 25/06/2013)

Pvt sector seeks hike in income tax threshold (kp 24/06/2013)

No changes in VAT regime: FinMin (kp 20/06/2013)

IRD investigates suspected misuse of VAT refund facility, by Ashok Thapa (kp 18/06/2013)

Bankers ask govt to lower corporate income tax (kp 14/06/2013)

Capital market regulator seeks change in tax regime (ht 14/06/2013)

Exempt VAT on LPG: Traders (ht 10/06/2013)

Media Society asks govt to make tax regime media friendly (kp 07/06/2013)

VAT, income tax collection rises (ht 07/06/2013), Govt collects 20 b revenue in 10th month (nn 07/06/2013)

Replace capital gain tax with transactions tax: Sebon to govt, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 04/06/2013)

FinMin eyes 30-35pc revenue growth next FY: Says the target will be adopted by revising tax rates, among other measures, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 03/06/2013)

Birgunj customs collects Rs 307.6m in fines, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 02/06/2013)

Present tax administration: A case for reforms, by Manbar S. Khadka (ht 30/05/2013)

VAT collection misses target by 5 percent (kp 25/05/2013)

Revenue mobilisation rises (ht 25/05/2013)

KMC to bring stronger laws to improve tax collection (ht 25/05/2013)

Brick factories to be brought under VAT net next FY: FinMin (kp 20/05/2013)

The right priorities, by Anirudra Neupane (rep 19/05/2013)

75 pc of 'suspicious' tax fraud cases unaudited, by Kuvera Chalise (ht 11/05/2013)

CIAA asks MoF to submit details of VAT evaders (kp 10/05/2013)

Casinos owe Rs 525m in dues to govt (kp 09/05/2013)

IRD makes excise sticker on tobacco products’ packets mandatory, by Ashok Thapa (kp 06/05/2013)

10 imports accounted for 38pc of customs revenue (kp 02/05/2013)

Metropolis' annual tax collection falls far short of the target (ht 01/05/2013)

Cabinet rejects tax relief for new TIA taxis (ht 26/04/2013)

Revenue collection up 22pc on import surge (kp 24/04/2013), High import propels revenue mobilisation: Petroleum products,vehicles,readymade garments,telecom equipment boost customs collection (ht 24/04/2013)

Brick factories flout VAT rules due to political links (kp 15/04/2013)

Veiled threat: Analysing tax revenues, by Anirudra Neupane (rep 11/04/2013)

Jogbani disturbance: Govt faces Rs 450m revenue loss, by Binod Bhandari (kp 08/04/2013)

Rising import pushes revenue mobilisation up (ht 04/04/2013)

Govt revenue collection up by 23 pc (nn 29/03/2013)

In dribs and drabs: Revenue leakage, by Anirudra Neupane (rep 06/03/2013)

New spectrum policy revs up revenue collection, by Ramesh Shrestha (kp 04/03/2013)

Revenue collection up by 20 pc (nn 26/02/2013), Govt revenue collection up 20.33pc (kp 27/02/2013)

IRD seeks source of income for investments by company directors: Dept has directed revenue offices to recover taxes, by Ashok Thapa (kp 19/02/2013)

Revenue collection from land, property transactions up 30pc (kp 10/02/2013)

Online tracking system in limbo (ht 04/02/2013)

Revenue collection 2pc above target in H1 (kp 01/02/2013)

‘High earners still out of tax net’ (ht 01/02/2013)

Traders say customs giving hard time after bonus cut, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 28/01/2013)

FinMim for making customs offices more transparent (kp 27/01/2013)

Gold import duty hiked to Rs 3,000 per 10gm, by Ramesh Shrestha (kp 26/01/2013), Cabinet increases import duty on gold (ht 26/01/2013)

Tax administration fails to be assertive (ht 25/01/2013)

Upgradation of customs to pick up (ht 22/01/2013)

Department penalises firms for evading tax (ht 20/01/2013)

Revenue collection growth sees 21pc (ht 16/01/2013)

DRI to probe activities of money exchange outlets (ht 10/01/2013)

Utility of taxes: More than simple revenue growth, by Chandrashekhar Nepali (ht 07/01/2013)

Govt misses fifth month revenue target (kp 01/01/2013), Government falls short of revenue target (ht 01/01/2013), Revenue collection up by 25 pc (nn 01/01/2013)

Taxman trains sightson foreign airlines (kp 31/12/2012)

Revenue leakage continues unabated (ht 28/12/2012)

Govt loses out on capital gains tax (ht 16/12/2012)

Taxpayers to be classified as big, medium, small, micro, by Ashok Thapa (kp 13/12/2012)

Ministry smells rat in rising VAT credit: Dept will start monitoring of taxpayers to track fraud (ht 11/12/2012)

Non-tax revenue mobilisation unsatisfactory (ht 10/12/2012)

Finance Ministry to set revenue target soon (ht 22/11/2012)

Tax talk: National tax day, by Madhu K. Marasini (rep 18/11/2012)

IRD unveils plans to reform tax admin (kp 17/11/2012)

Customs collection soars 36pc in Q1 (kp 07/11/2012), IRD overshoots revenue collection target in Q1 (kp 08/11/2012)

Property registration fee: Collection in Kathmandu up 80.5 percent (kp 04/11/2012)

IRD plans rent, market survey: To also provide electronic permanent account number, by Shiromani Dhungana (ht 31/10/2012)

DRI planning to bring regulation: Once adopted, it will help control increasing revenue leakage, by Shiromani Dhungana (ht 18/10/2012)

IRD to bring professionals under tax net (ht 15/10/2012)

Bid to curb revenue leakage: Govt to keep strict eye on imports (kp 01/10/2012), Control revenue leakage: Pun
Seeks an immediate strategy to control it
(ht 01/10/2012)

Revenue mobilisation improves, up 27.2pc (ht 22/09/2012)

IRD fails to control revenue leakage in liquor business (ht 20/09/2012)

Collection of capital gains tax up more than two-fold (kp 24/08/2012)

Biratnagar Customs cracks down on undervaluation, by Lila Ballav Ghimire (kp 15/08/2012)

Govt to control currency outflow (ht 09/08/2012)

Private sector appeals IRD to waive off fines, by Ashok Thapa (kp 05/08/2012)

Auditors also involved in tax evasion: IRD; Blamed for providing suggestions and methods to entrepreneurs to evade taxman (ht 05/08/2012)

Double Taxation Dispute: Traders resume supply of agri products, by Ramchandra Adhikari (kp 05/08/2012)

Revenue collection exceeds target (kp 25/07/2012), Govt exceeds revenue collection by Rs 2.37bn (ht 25/07/2012)

Taxpayer also cometh, by Dharma Adhikari (rep 18/07/2012)

‘Nepal needs to modernise its customs’, by Shiromani Dhungana (ht 13/07/2012)

‘Govt cannot tax people in absence of Parliament’, by Kuvera Chalise (ht 11/07/2012)

Revenue policy fails to bring innovative programmes, by Shiromani Dhungana (ht 11/07/2012)

Govt prepares revenue regulation: Expects to meet fiscal year’s target through renewed efforts (ht 28/06/2012)

Govt fails to meet revenue target (rep 27/06/2012)

Raise income tax exemption ceiling: FNCCI (rep 27/06/2012)

IRD takes action against 288 firms (ht 26/06/2012)

Government plans to introduce periodic audit system (ht 21/06/2012)

Tourism business revenue down by 20 percent (rep 21/06/2012)

Revenue dept to assess undervaluation of taxes (ht 21/06/2012)

FinMin to initiate action against tax evaders (ht 08/06/2012), Online businesses promoting fraud (ht 08/06/2012)

DRI to freeze assets of two tax evaders in Narayanghat (rep 08/06/2012)

Tension as Chitwan traders protest DRI raid: Officials seal apparel store for ‘evading tax’; Merchants say team misbehaved with them, by Dipendra Baduwal (kp 07/06/2012), Raid takes traders by ‘surprise’! Chitwan businessmen torch jeep in protest (ht 07/06/2012)

DoC begins restructuring drive (kp 07/06/2012)

MNCs lead tax contribution: Shares 47.4pc of total revenue collection (ht 06/06/2012)

Professional bodies unwilling to reveal details to IRD (kp 05/06/2012)

FinMin optimistic about customs revenue target (ht 03/06/2012)

3,200 firms under IRD scanner for VAT evasion, by Prabhakar Ghimire (rep 24/05/2012)

Birgunj Customs exceeds target, by Shankar Acharya (kp 21/05/2012)

Revenue collection picks up but still short of target (rep 18/05/2012), Revenue collection just short of target (kp 18/05/2012), Meeting revenue target a far cry (ht 18/05/2012)

House rental tax ‘may not be pragmatic’ (ht 18/05/2012)

MoF to integrate info system of all revenue departments (rep 13/05/2012)

Hoteliers say won't pay house and land tax, by Samiksha Koirala (rep 09/05/2012)

Non-filers affect tax mobilisation (ht 09/05/2012)

Tax office’s laxity costs govt millions in loss revenue, says OAG report (kp 07/05/2012)

Govt unveils tax card for enforcement of rent tax (rep 30/04/2012), Rental tax: IRD’s drive
to raise Rs 1b more
(kp 01/05/2012), House rent tax drive to hit tenants hard (ht 01/05/2012)

Govt raises customs valuation by 10%, by Druba Dangal (rep 25/04/2012)

Name VAT evaders, govt told (kp 25/04/2012), PAC asks ministry to make VAT defaulters public: Finance Ministry recently completed investigation of 518 firms involved in the scam (ht 25/04/2012)

Customs offices exceed revenue collection target (kp 23/04/2012)

Traders using customs staff to evade revenue (ht 20/04/2012)

IRD devising taxpayer-friendly system (kp 19/04/2012)

Revenue mobilisation witnesses shortfall (ht 18/04/2012)

Low compliance mars VAT (rep 17/04/2012), Tax compliance costs high in Nepal (kp 117/04/2012),  IRD goes after small, medium taxpayers (kp 17/04/2012), ‘Underreporting of sales to evade tax’: Firms make payments to ghost staff to reduce tax burden (ht 17/04/2012)

518 firms evaded Rs 6.59 billion in taxes (rep 16/04/2012), Fake VAT bill investigation concludes: Probe determines Rs 6.59 billion in unpaid taxes, fines (kp 16/04/2012), FinMin ends VAT scam probe: Investigation reveals fraud amounting to Rs 6.59 billion (ht 16/04/2012), VAT scam (ht 17/04/2012)

Tax compliance cost higher for small businesses (ht 16/04/2012)

Check posts at Araniko Highway fail to control revenue leakage (ht 13/04/2012)

IRD recovers Rs 1.52b in unpaid taxes (kp 05/04/2012)

Ministry identifies goods, areas sensitive to revenue leakage (kp 27/03/2012)

Nepal eyes DTAA with US, Japan, Russia (rep 17/03/2012)

Revenue collection falls short of target by Rs 4b kp 17/03/012)

VAT scam probe nearing end (ht 15/03/2012)

VAT mandatory for brick factories (kp 13/03/2012)

Poor coordination hurting taxes (ht 11/03/2012)

Govt unsure about stock market taxation post automation, by Rupak D. Sharma (rep 08/03/2012)

Reducing VAT in export-import impossible (ht 20/02/2012)

Mechi customs exceeds revenue collection target (kp 18/02/2012)

IRD slaps over Rs 1b fine on 265 firms (kp 14/02/2012)

Revenue collection still short of target (kp 14/02/2012)

Govt to review valuation of 200,000 import items (rep 10/02/2012)

A lower CGT tells it all (rep 05/02/2012)

Revenue from auto import down 32pc (kp 05/02/2012)

Political protection hits revenue (ht 02/02/2012)

IRD to bring professionals under tax net (rep 31/01/2012)

8 firms emblezzle IRs 1.24 billion (rep 30/01/2012)

IRD gets tough against firms not paying taxes, by Ashok Thapa (kp 24/01/2012)

Revenue collection in first 6 months falls short of target (kp 23/01/2012)

1,700 firms evading VAT worth Rs 4b, by Prabhakar Ghimire (rep 20/01/2012), Some 1,700 more firms under IRD radar: 560 are suspected of evading VAT worth more than Rs 5m (ht 20/01/2012)

DTAA and Nepal: Impact and consequences, by Kamal Raj Dhungel (ht 19/01/2012)

Department to tighten noose on rental tax: To introduce floor-price as the owners are reporting 90pc less rent of commercial complexes, by Shiromani Dhungana (ht 18/01/2012)

IRD completes investigation against 468 firms in VAT fraud: Remaining 50 cases under scanner (ht 17/01/2012)

Revenue of life insurers goes up 25% (rep 16/01/2012)

Revenue recovery drive: IRD to suspend bank accounts, businesses of tax defaulters (kp 16/01/2012)

IRD keeps hawks eye on large taxpayers: It estimates to collect revenue dues of around Rs 24 billion (ht 13/01/2012)

Revenue leakage: DoC set to revise valuation of around 200 import items, by Ashok Thapa (rep 12/01/2012)

Govt reduces target by Rs 4b (kp 10/01/2012)

Social security tax 2009-10: MoF sans exact figure of collected amount (kp 10/01/2012)

MoF identifies revenue sensitive customs (rep 07/01/2012)

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