Telecommunication and the Internet to get expensive next fiscal

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Telecommunication and the Internet to get expensive next fiscal

Kathamandu, July 8, 2018: The internet and telecommunication facilities in the country are set to get a little more expensive from the next fiscal year starting on 17th of July due to the new tariffs coming into effect.

State owned Nepal Telecommunication Company (NTC) and privately owned Ncell are both set to adjust their charges starting from 14th of July itself. It is also learned that the Internet service provider (ISP)s like are also mulling to increase their charges by up to 14.3 per cent starting the beginning of new fiscal year.

The government has decided to levy 13% VAT for all the services of the Telecommunication and the Internet service providers. Even though the provision requires the companies to pay the taxes from their income, It is learnt that the service providers are planning to charge the additional expenses to the service seekers expenses bill itself.

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