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Jordan Imposes 8% Tax on Mobiles to Add Revenue, Ad Dustour Says

June 06, 2012

Jordan’s telecommunications companies will levy an 8 percent tax on the sale of mobile devices in line with a government plan to increase state revenue, according to Ad Dustour.

The government will generate about 4 million dinars ($5.6 million) annually from the tax, the newspaper reported, citing Mohammad Anees, head of the committee of importers of mobile devices in the Middle Eastern kingdom.

To contact the reporters on this story: Mohammad Tayseer in Amman, Jordan, through the Dubai newsroom at mtayseer@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Maher Chmaytelli at chmaytelli@bloomberg.net


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