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Taxed by govt & rebels, orange growers complain of double whammy

Dec 21, 2017 - 15:55
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of orange orchards have ripened in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, but farmers complain the Taliban are exorbitantly taxing them. They allege the Taliban are collecting from them higher taxes than...
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Senate rejects Wolesi Jirga decision on telecom tax

Nov 26, 2017 - 17:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga or Senate on Sunday rejected a Wolesi Jirga’s decision on the 10 percent telecom tax and set a six-month deadline for the government to activate a transparent system. On October 11, the Wolesi Jirga or lower house...
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Strongmen’s refusal to pay taxes hits revenue collection drive

Aug 29, 2015 - 16:31
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A large number of strongmen refuse to pay taxes, scuttling government efforts to collect or jack up its revenue, authorities say. In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Revenue Director Azim Khan Ahmadzai...
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