1.2 million families receive cash subsidies, says minister

Amman, Minister of Finance Ezzedine Kanakria Tuesday checked first-hand on the Income and Sales Tax Department’s procedures to accelerate the disbursement of cash subsidies to citizens and tax refunds.

The minister announced that 1.2 million families, about 5 million citizens, had so far received cash subsidies and that 26,000 tax refunds had been disbursed at a total value of about 38 million dinars.

Income and Sales Tax Department Director General Hosam Abu Ali updated the minister on his department’s strategy to combat tax evasion, develop its online services system and set up a tax training institute.

Source: Jordan News Agency