The Ministry of Economy and Finance will begin appealing to property owners to pay their taxes after too few property owners registered for tax payment by the original September 30 deadline, the ministry’s finance director, Mey Vann, said yesterday. The ministry will conduct a media campaign to educate property owners on taxpaying and vowed to punish tax evaders after the new deadline, Mey Vann said. “If they don’t pay on time, they will get punished,” he said. Cheng Kheng, managing director at Cambodia Property Limited, said yesterday that the government should publish more tax information to help people understand the new tax.
Ministry makes appeal to property taxpayers
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