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Tax revenues up by 27.3% in first third

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The Ministry of Finance building in Amman. (Photo: Petra)
AMMAN — Local revenues increased by 34.1 percent in the first third of 2021, compared to the same period last year, Finance Ministry data showed on Monday.اضافة اعلان

The increase amounted to JD652.2 million, according to the data.

The improvement is attributed by the Finance Ministry to a rise in tax revenues, amounting to JD423.1 million, as well as a rise in non-tax revenues, standing at JD229.1 million.

The rise in tax revenues constituted an increase of 27.3 percent, compared to the same period last year, and by 23.3 percent compared to the same period in 2019.

Tax revenues in the first third of this year amounted to JD1.973 billion, according the Finance Ministry.

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