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Parliament Dissolved! Again??

What happened?  A petition seeking writs of certiorari and mandamus was filed a few days back in the Supreme Court by the constitutionally elected members of the House of Representatives (“Parliament“) including Sher Bahadur Deuba against the President’s decision to dissolve the Parliament and call for mid-term elections.   First Read more…

3. Personal Income Tax(“PIT”)

1.1.     General The Income Tax Act also levies income tax on individuals. The scope of the taxable income of individuals depends on the residential status of such individual as per the Income Tax Act.  Resident individuals are subject to tax on their worldwide income derived from employment, business or investment, Read more…

Excise Duty

1.1.     General Excise duty is administered and collected under the Excise Duty Act and Excise Regulation. Excise Duty is payable on the manufacture and import of certain excisable goods. Generally liquors, cigarettes, tobacco products, molasses etc. are excisable products as per the Excise Act. Excise duty is also applicable for Read more…

Customs Duty

1.1.     General Customs Duties are levied in accordance with the Customs Act. In normal cases, the importer states the cost, insurance & freight (“CIF”) value of the goods in customs declaration at the relevant customs office in the Nepal border and customs duty is accordingly levied on the goods being Read more…

Value Added Tax

1.1.     General VAT concerns goods and services and levied on sale, exchange, transfer, import, etc. of all goods and services apart from those specified by the law as exempt. This means that this tax encompasses all types of goods and services produced in or imported into the country apart from Read more…

1. Capital Gains Tax

1.1.     General Gains derived from the transfer of the Non Business Taxable Assets (“NBTA”) are taxed under the Income Tax Act at rates specific to the capital gains. The Income Tax Act defines NBTA as any land, building or security or interest in an entity excluding the following: Business assets[1], Read more…