GMOA happy with permit policy, transport and tax allowances | Daily News

GMOA happy with permit policy, transport and tax allowances

The Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) said they were satisfied with the outcome of the meeting held with the Finance Ministry Secretary on Thursday, GMOA Secretary Dr. Haritha Aluthge said.

He said the Finance Ministry Secretary promised to provide a positive response to recommended amendments to the Disturbance, Availability and Transport (DAT) allowance.

It was told that all efforts will be made to release the circular on offering vehicle permits for doctors every five years.

Dr. Aluthge said the GMOA pointed out that the tax charged from professionals should be limited to a maximum level of 12% and professionals should receive due treatment from the tax policy.

Arrangements should also be made to promote professionals’ capabilities and recommendations should be included to do this and the Government should establish a transparent system that tax paid by professionals and citizens are used for the public’s betterment.These were some the facts pointed out by the GMOA, he said.


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