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Taxes eyed on energy drinks, tobacco – ‘KD 50 fuel allowance to cost govt more’

KUWAIT CITY, April 17: A draft law stipulates imposing tax on certain goods including 100 percent tax on energy drinks and tobacco, in addition to 50 percent tax on fizzy drinks, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily obtained a copy of the draft law which also stipulates fine of KD 4,000 …

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MoF to prepare ordinance for imposing tax on tobacco, its derivatives

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 11: The Cabinet has asked the Ministry of Finance to prepare ordinance for imposing tax on tobacco and its derivatives, reports Al-Anba daily. According to highly reliable sources from the ministry, the Cabinet instructed the Ministry to coordinate with the Fatwa and Legislation Department in drafting the …

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‘Shut shisha cafes’

KUWAIT, Nov 30: Enforcement of the new Environment Protection Law entails elimination of cafés or restaurants serving shisha, which is considered one of the sources of environmental pollution, reports Al-Rai daily quoting Municipal Council Member and Environmental Committee Chairperson Man’ea Al-Ajmi. Al-Ajmi explained the law does not allow restaurants to …

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100pc duty on tobacco eyed – Bid to curb smoking

KUWAIT CITY, 17: The Gulf Cooperation Council countries have agreed to impose 100 percent customs duty on selective tobacco products, which is part of a strategy to flight smoking and curb its effects on health and economy, reports Al- Shahed daily. According to reliable sources the agreement came during a …

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