Sri Lanka taxes to go online


The Commissioner General of Inland Revenue said the Government plans to increase revenue collection by setting up a platform for the public to pay taxes through an online based system.

The Inland Revenue department’s “Revenue Administration Management Information System” phase one will go on live from mid -November this year which is designed to address inefficiencies in the current revenue management system, officials said.

Phase two will be go alive from end of December and by October 2016, the tax system of the island will be fully automated.