Custom recovers Rs. 5.6 million tax fraud
Custom recovers Rs. 5.6 million tax fraud

23 July 2014

It is said that 27,000 kg of Turmeric imported from India which were declared to be rice had been discovered by Custom Revenue Task Force today at the Orugodawatta warehouse, our news sources said.   Two containers of turmeric had arrived from Tuticorin, India on July 14th and the importer has declared the delivery to be 37,000 kilos of rice and had paid only Rs. 187,500 as taxes.     Reportedly, the examinations had revealed that there were 10,000 kilos of rice and 27,000 kilos of Turmeric. The total value of the consignment was said to be Rs. 10.5 million and the defrauded revenue is said to be 5.6 million. Add new comment

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Custom recovers Rs. 5.6 million tax frau…

23-07-2014

Custom recovers Rs. 5.6 million tax fraud

It is said that 27,000 kg of Turmeric imported from India which were declared to be rice had been discovered by Custom Revenue Task Force today at the Orugodawatta warehouse,...

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No tuition before exams - Department of …

23-07-2014

No tuition before exams - Department of Examinations

It is said that  Department of Examinations has come forward to ban last minute revision classes, seminars, and lectures five days before major State examinations, including the grade five scholarship...

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Mahiyangana GS officers protest against …

23-07-2014

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