telecommunications tax

  • Jordan to impose farm animal tax on phones and electricity

    It may sound weird at first but it’s true. Jordan’s parlament has decided Wednesday to impose a tax as high as 1 Fils (a bit more than one tenth of $0.01 if I calculated that correctly) per minute for phone connections and 1 kilowatt hour of electricity. The aim of the law is to raise $18.5 million to subsidize loans for people in the Arabian country who need to buy farm animals… Read More