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Tax Sy​stem​ Since 1​932

Income tax was first introduced in Sri Lanka in 1932. First year of Assessment 1931/1932. The Income Tax Department was established in the same year to administer this tax. Mr. N.J. Huxham was the first Commissioner.

Estate Duty and Stamps Offices were amalgamated with the Income Tax Department in 1933 and named as “Department of Income Tax, Estate Duty and Stamps”. ​​​​​​​​

Last updated: 23-05-2015
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