Govt again proposes tax amnesty on undisclosed income

The government is again proposing to reduce the tax rates on undisclosed incomes so that more will be willing to pay the taxes owed on those incomes. The proposal, which was part of the Union Tax Bill submission for the new 2019-20 fiscal year beginning October 1, was submitted to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on August […]

90 Pct. of Money Laundering Cases Tied to Drugs

NAYPYIDAW—According to U Maung Maung Kyaw, director general of the Ministry of Home Affairs’ Bureau of Special Investigations, 90 percent of the money laundering cases his bureau investigates are tied to drugs. The bureau leads international money laundering investigations in partnership with the Central Bank of Myanmar, the Income and Revenue Department, the Department of […]

People who become rich in a short time will be investigated: FIU

People who become very wealthy in a short time will be investigated by the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) to find out if they are involved in secret businesses and what they are doing, a top official said during a seminar on fighting money laundering in Yangon on Saturday. Police Colonel Kyaw Win Thein, deputy chief […]