Govt to introduce new system to identify tax evaders

The State Minister of Finance Ranjith Siyambalapitiya has informed the Commissioner General of Inland Revenue to prepare an urgent system to identify people engaged in certain professions who fail to pay taxes by concealing their income.

The State Minister has said that in a time when more attention is paid to the state revenue attention should be paid to the collection of revenue through taxation and the identification of tax evaders.

State Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya has given these instructions during a discussion held today (01) with Inland Revenue Department officials.