The Kurdistan region particularly the Western Region law out of control
Baghdad, Ali al-Suhail:
Sparked talk about the application of the customs tariff and income tax law, a debate between MPs from different blocks, While all agree on the importance of legislation and activation of such a legislation, some of them believe that their application would be limited to the provinces without the other, which upheld «unfair and is unfair».
According to the views of MPs spoke to the «New Morning», the application of the customs tariff and income tax, came at an inconvenient time, also has negative effects on the citizen. (interesting they saying the tariff law came @ inconvenient time)
He says the decision of the Finance Committee, MP for the coalition forces of Kurdistan Ahmed Haji Rashid, said that «all border ports of Zakho to the FAO, is under the responsibility of the federal authority and return revenues to», adding that «there are several ports in the region and the revenues go to the federal government, not the region» .
He adds «With regard to the application of income tax, there is a law of the Federal Government, and other law to the Kurdistan region, valid and applies to sellers of land and property, taxis and others» adding, «but so far there is no mechanism or a tax bill that includes the unification of tax revenues to the Convention one box between the center and the region. »
Rashid believes that «the unification of tax revenues in Iraq, needs to meetings and meetings between the Federal Office of Financial Supervision in Baghdad, and the BSA region, and both Aldioanin back burner so far on this topic».
However, the leader of the coalition of state law, MP Mohammed Saadoun Chihod, says that «the application of customs tariffs and income tax law, it will be the children of the center and south only, while the Kurdistan region is a rebel at the center, and the Western Region volatile security, and this prejudice the right of the center and south.»
He went on to say that «the border crossing points are not under federal government control and tariff revenues are not given the federal government, and the government does not have the authority or knowledge of who enters and leaves the airports in Erbil and Sulaymaniyah.» And on the application of the Income Tax Act Chihod explained that «taxes unchanged if the tariff, not the federal government's authority over the territory in this matter», pointing out that «the Office of Federal Financial Supervisory tried over the years to send a delegation to the region for oil exports, but the latter refused to do so ».
He continues Chihod «In addition to the region, a lot of border crossings in the western region outside the control of the government as well as the roads leading to it, and the people of these provinces are currently displaced, how will tax their application», pointing out that «there are people in those areas collaborators with Daash and they passing their goods through the ports controlled by the organization, a fee-for ».
The Economic Commission representative, will look into the subject from another angle, where he says its member MP from the Union of National Forces Knight Knight, said that «the application of the customs tariff and income tax came at an inopportune time because there is a financial crisis, citizens suffer also, not just the government».
He called on the government to «find alternatives to non-tariff and taxes to bridge the fiscal deficit budget», warning that «affected by the application of these decisions is a citizen because the prices of goods will go up, which is forced to be purchased for the lack of domestic production». He asked Knight «How would apply tariffs in Anbar and Nineveh ports and the security situation is stable in them», adding that «can be applied in safe areas such as the southern provinces and the Central Kdially Kurdistan region».
Council Anbar Farhan Muhammad province, indicating that «the security situation is quite stable in the main leading to the border crossings roads, especially Trebil, newborn, and the existing port and the way the president is under the control of Daash gangs, as well as in border crossings in Nineveh province», returned the application of tariff At this time «very difficult, because of the battles you get from time to time in the roads to ports, as well as near.»
A spokesman for the Ministry of Planning and Development Cooperation Abdul-Zahra al-Hindawi, had confirmed earlier to «New Morning», that «the government did not do the customs tariff law No. (22) for the year 2010 average, since its approval in the House of Representatives in 2010 and until now, fully ».
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