The military council in need of foreign currency, millions of expatriate workers, A tax law has been issued that can extort money from citizens. The law, which was hastily signed and amended by the military leader, will take effect within a week and will be in effect for 6 months from next October to the end of March 2024. The law has also been amended to require Myanmar citizens living abroad to pay 10 percent of their total income in foreign currency.
Ever since I was instructed to transfer 25% of the wages of the expatriate Burmese workers to the country through the bank, I figured that the military council was going to collect taxes. Now it has become real. Under the military council, resource income has been blocked and exports are declining, while foreign income is declining, foreign currency is being robbed from expatriate workers. Renewal of passports to prevent tax evasion; If you can’t show a tax-free certificate for newly issued ones, the passport will be revoked. Refusal to issue a new one; It is said that the ban on leaving abroad will be implemented. violence against the people They don’t want the tax money to end up in the hands of the oppressive military council, but it’s not easy if the passport is connected and controlled. This program can generate a lot of revenue for the military council.