29 December 2012

Tunisia: NCA Passes Finance Act for 2013, After Introduction of Seven New Articles

Tunis — The National Constituent Assembly (NCA) adopted, on Friday evening, the 2013 Finance Act, after approval of 7 new articles added to the law.

One of the provisions introduced regard the deduction by 1% of the annual net incomes exceeding 20,000 dinars, Assistant Rapporteur of the Finance, Planning and Development Commission at NCA Mongi Rahoui pointed out to TAP news agency.

The other articles consist, according to Commission Chairman Ferjani Doghman, in reducing the small farmers' debts, developing ICTs, reinforcing the common interest associations and approving the legal framework that will enable the Assembly to pay premiums to NCA members.

Another article adopted regards incitement to investors and enterprises to hire construction workers, NCA Finance Commission Rapporteur Lobna Jeribi said.

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