S. Sudan Labor ministry, NRA to harmonize Taxation Act, suspends Employee benefit tax
The National Revenue Authority and the ministry of labor are to harmonize the 2009 Taxation Act and 1990 Sudan Social Security Act, suspends Employee benefit tax.
According to an Eye Radio publication seen by NCMP, the Ministry of Labor has suspended the tax on all private sector employee benefits in the country.
The Minister of Labor, James Hoth Mai, said in the report that National Revenue Authority will soon issue a circular that will remove taxes on all national social insurance tax until the government harmonizes the system.
“We already met and what we agreed is that we are not going to tax until we harmonize the laws,” said the labor minister.
“So, the NRA will issue a circular o that regard that we have to suspend and we will not tax these people until we harmonize. For all people who are working in the private sector, their national social insurance will not be taxed.”
This comes after some staff of medical charity – MSF deployed at Aweil Civil Hospital went on strike after they were notified that their accumulated benefits would be taxed.