GDT Collects US$245.69 Million as Tax Income in January

The General Department of Taxation (GDT), Ministry of Economy and Finance collected over 982.7 billion Riel (about US$245.69 million) as tax revenue in January 2017.

The information was shared late last week by H.E. Kong Vibol, Director General of GDT during the general department’s monthly meeting at its office here in Phnom Penh.

H.E. Kong Vibol appreciated the hard work of his officials at all levels to ensure their effective services.

In order to further increase the GDT’s productivity as well as to increase the national income, the director general encouraged all line departments to keep up with the implementation of reform policy.

In 2016, the GDT collected a total of US$1,497 million as tax income – almost 15 percent or US$194.62 million increase, compared to the previous year.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press