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Restaurant sector, gov’t discuss reducing taxes

The Jordan Chamber of Commerce said on Tuesday that it was continuing its efforts with the concerned authorities to reduce sales tax on restaurants not classified as tourist from 16 to 8 percent, and
The Jordan Chamber of Commerce said on Tuesday that it was continuing its efforts with the concerned authorities to reduce sales tax on restaurants not classified as tourist from 16 to 8 percent, and the service allowance from 10 to 5 percent. (Photo: Jordan News)
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AMMAN — The restaurant sector hopes to reach a decision with the government on reducing sales tax and service allowance on restaurants, similar to tourist restaurants enjoy.اضافة اعلان


The Jordan Chamber of Commerce said on Tuesday that it was continuing its efforts with the concerned authorities to reduce sales tax on restaurants not classified as tourist from 16 to 8 percent, and the service allowance from 10 to 5 percent.


The representative of the food sector at the Jordan Chamber of Commerce, Raed Hamadeh, said that a meeting was held yesterday evening with a ministerial economic team at the chamber's headquarters and the ministerial team promised to discuss the issue soon, according to Al-Ghad. 


Hamadeh stressed that cutting taxes on non-tourism restaurants would have a positive impact on the final prices paid by consumers.


He added that many restaurants that are not classified as tourist restaurants offer food that reflects the local culture.


Hamadeh stressed the need to translate the partnership between the public and private sectors into decisions that contribute to moving the economy forward and revitalizing commercial markets.

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