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Ten Arab countries impose sales tax on fixed voice services

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July 9, 2013 11:13 by



A new report from the Arab Advisors Group analysed the fixed voice tariffs of 29 operators in 19 Arab countries. Ten Arab countries impose sales tax on fixed voice services, which are paid by the end users. Morocco has the highest sales tax rate in the region, followed by Mauritania and Tunisia.

The analysis has revealed that the postpaid on-net average minute rates in Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Lebanon, Oman, Tunisia and Jordan are above the regional average minute rate. For prepaid on-net average peak minute rates, Mauritania and Morocco’s rates are above the regional average peak minute rate, while Sudan has the lowest.

A new report, titled “Fixed Voice Rates Comparison in the Arab World 2013” was released to the subscribers of the Arab Advisors Group’s Telecoms Strategic Research Service on June 13, 2013.

The report is based on the rates of 29 fixed voice operators, which includes: Algérie Télécom (Algeria), Batelco (Bahrain), Zain Bahrain (Bahrain), Menatelecom (Bahrain), Telecom Egypt (Egypt), ITPC (Iraq), Orange – Jordan Telecom Group (Jordan), Ministry of Communications (Kuwait), OGERO (Lebanon), Hatif Libya (Libya), Chinguitel (Mauritania), Mauritel (Mauritania), Maroc Telecom (Morocco), Méditel(Morocco), Wana (Morocco), Nawras Telecom (Oman), Omantel (Oman), Paltel (Palestine), Ooredoo (Qatar), Saudi Telecom Company (STC), Etihad Atheeb ‘GO’ (Saudi Arabia), Sudatel (Sudan), Canar (Sudan), Syrian Telecom ‘STE’ (Syria), Tunisie Telecom (Tunisia), Orange Tunisie (Tunisia), Etisalat (UAE), du (UAE) and PTC (Yemen).



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  1. Jeremy Greer on July 15, 2013 12:24 pm

    I think a uniform tax is reasonable enough. http://www.cpa-winterhaven.com/

     

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