Regardless of what the rulers believe, the government cannot simply ignore or amend the country’s constitution at will. And today’s economic downturn has proven that change cannot be made without consequences. Our elite rulers on […]
Recover looted wealth for speedy recovery of Sri Lankan economy!
Sri Lankan must remember two wrongs don’t make a right, thus putting the taxing system on the right track now is correct. However, remember it is very important to recover the loot and all wrongdoers […]
Sri Lanka to improve revenue collection!
In Sri Lanka, at present there is considerable political bias on collection of income tax, that has deprived in the past two years many millions in revenue to Inland Revenue Dept. Therefore to uplift the […]
With already rampant tax evasion, abolishing taxes Sri Lankan Govt lost billions in revenue!
Sri Lankan Government mainly imposes two types of taxes mainly direct taxes and indirect taxes. But taxes are the most important revenue source for the government, contributing 89% of the revenue. With the expenditures exceeding […]
Sri Lanka needs knowledgeable people’s representatives!
At the last general election in Sri Lanka, rulers mustered the 2/3rd majority of parliamentary votes they needed, they will probably try to do so in the next election as well. Many may even say […]
A tax file for everyone above the age of 18 living in Sri Lanka?
On hindsight this proposal should have been introduced after the war was brought to finish in 2009. Yet protests are expected from those against the rulers for trying to adopt such a tax system in […]
President should ensure fair rule for all Lankans by ending all discriminations on all minorities!
While the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Resolution on Sri Lanka at the ongoing 51st session, appears to give ‘another chance’ for the government to implement its post-war commitments on accountability issues without ‘shifting […]
Queen Elizabeth II 70 yrs reign ends!
There are many in Sri Lanka, who criticize the obituary of Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year reign as Queen of England through fifteen Prime Ministers of England, and the country of her birth gradually transformed and progressed […]
Sri Lankans face Past Rulers acts!
Law is the one which makes the man to behave sincerely. It makes the man to observe discipline and constrains him not indulge in vice activities. A person who observes and obeys the law is […]
Can Sri Lankans ever embrace Democracy?
Sir Robert Walpole position as the First Lord of the Treasury gradually evolved, to that of the Prime Minister. After him the office of the Prime Minister became established in the United Kingdom, evolving through […]