Tongan businesses struggle to pay rising fees and taxes, MPs told


The government’s need to increase its revenue collection was the reason behind increases of up to 700 percent in compulsory government licensing and service fees that had been variously brought into force over the last two years, Tonga’s Chamber of Commerce was told on October 5 at a public consultation with some members of parliamentary standing committees.

via Tongan businesses struggle to pay rising fees and taxes, MPs told.