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CA Sri Lanka felicitates new tax chief

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) recently felicitated the newly appointed Commissioner General of the Department of Inland Revenue Mrs. Mallika Samarasekara at a special ceremony in Colombo attended by chartered accountants, past commissioner generals, tax professionals and senior officers from the department.

CA Sri Lanka President Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse in his address assured his institute’s continuing support to Mrs. Samarasekara’s progressive initiatives to enhance the public confidence in the country’s tax system.

He noted that while tax may not be everyone’s favourite subject, it is vital for development specially for a country such as Sri Lanka which is in transition following a three decade long war.

“Tax reforms are necessary to stay relevant, it is also an indication that a countr