Presidency Lists More VAT-Exempt Items

Following the signing into law of Finance Bill, 2019 on January, 13, 200, the Presidency has listed additional goods and services exempted from Value Added Tax (VAT). They include the following:
* Basic food items: Additives (honey), bread, cereals, cooking oils, culinary herbs, fish, flour and starch, fruits (fresh or dried), live or raw meat and poultry, milk, nuts, pulses, roots, salt, vegetables, water (natural water and table water).
* Locally manufactured sanitary towels, pads or tampons.
* Services rendered by microfinance banks
* Tuition relating to nursery, primary, secondary and tertiary education.