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Economic Classification of Government Revenue
1995 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
0 1. Tax Revenue 118543 182392 205840 221839 231597 281552 336828 428378 508947 585621 618933 724748 845697 908915 1005895 1050362 1355779 1463689 1670178 1712318 1734925
1 Income Tax 17161 27457 34636 37437 39398 41372 52535 79693 107169 126541 139558 135624 157310 172594 205666 198115 262583 258857 274562 310450 427699
2 Personal and Corporate Income Tax 17161 27457 31903 26338 25118 26046 32139 50175 59659 68235 72162 78914 97814 98124 121136 122343 193531 182493 176508 211057 322047
3 Corporate & Non Corporate 15004 22935 21969 21190 20266 19791 26478 42710 48409 53901 57716 62646 83016 83360 102578 100046 167325 154324 143588 169672 272602
4 Pay-As-You-Earn (PAYE) 2157 4522 9934 5148 4852 6255 5661 7465 11250 14334 14446 16268 14798 14764 18558 22297 26206 28169 32920 41385 49445
5 Economic Service Charge (ESC) - - - - - 4052 8067 8853 12203 14476 14207 18048 21335 14864 6596 6155 6148 20458 44720 52979 55301
6 Tax on Interest Income - - 2733 11099 14280 11274 12329 20665 35307 43830 53188 38662 38160 59606 77934 69617 62904 55906 53334 46414 50351
7 Value Added Tax (VAT) (b) 36429 43893 45901 66692 97230 120382 138660 164555 187452 203646 171510 219990 225858 229604 250757 275350 219700 283470 443739 461650 443877
8 Domestic (Net) 16980 25021 26940 34320 50949 55523 65300 71877 85490 102815 103891 120412 104897 109370 124440 140084 130527 168134 275346 282487 273963
9 Services 7074 14413 15157 18644 41326 42688 45951 49613 62920 79116 75652 88694 71447 69680 80716 93630 87242 132721 199500 202339 188717
10 Manufacturing 9906 10608 11782 15677 9624 12835 19349 22265 22570 23699 28239 31718 33450 39828 43724 46454 43285 35413 75846 80148 85246
11 Import (net) 19449 18872 18961 32372 46281 64859 73360 92678 101962 100831 67619 99578 120961 120234 126317 135266 89173 115336 168393 179163 169914
12 National Security Levy (NSL) (c) 14408 33539 43065 28859 79 240 35 - - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Excise Tax 19436 42655 44978 52114 50972 65790 76978 93529 96675 100971 97604 129864 204822 223960 250700 256690 497623 454952 469500 484242 399477
14 Liquor 6298 9532 9795 10235 10735 13512 16285 20661 23723 27434 28525 36654 55286 60086 66008 69100 105234 120238 113684 113944 115443
15 Cigarettes/ Tobacco 8788 19269 19475 20579 20055 23457 26992 30067 31437 37288 37602 40675 49623 53563 58567 57240 80015 88792 86002 92198 87367
16 Petroleum - 10700 12948 16708 13251 14817 17041 18234 19124 18977 23018 28038 22470 28466 27131 28732 45092 55719 73983 66318 61740
17 Motor Vehicles - 2599 2202 4261 6405 12674 14220 21671 17415 11067 3192 21199 71646 78509 96478 98531 263470 186499 189740 204081 130378
18 Other 4350 555 558 332 526 1330 2440 2896 4976 6205 5268 3298 5798 3336 2516 3087 3812 3704 6091 7701 4549
19 Stamp Duties (d) - 8564 8415 2331 69 51 9 1516 4026 3751 3328 4439 - - - - - - - - -
20 Ports & Airports Development Levy (PAL) - - - 3497 5483 7340 10969 21126 26700 31017 36286 49632 66028 70111 61987 68646 58644 88823 102360 113950 112174
21 Debits Tax (e) - - 1119 1315 3611 4489 5700 6255 7187 8410 8036 10843 4232 - - - - - - - -
22 Import Duties 24365 23970 26356 28345 34184 41096 45391 52657 56017 63842 79560 64165 79811 80155 83123 81108 132189 156487 136501 96991 98427
23 Cess Levy - - - - - - 4444 5872 17157 24472 28520 29752 29662 32741 36091 38707 46289 61730 59554 53369 50703
24 Special Commodity Levy (SCL) - - - - - - - - - 14603 18965 10173 15622 33666 46705 47953 52276 55825 71402 75807 70364
25 Nation Building Tax (NBT) (f) - - - - - - - - - - 27205 46022 35667 38736 40937 44583 45004 57424 69035 71357 70673
26 Domestic - - - - - - - - - - 11594 19310 19040 23076 25243 28494 28044 39029 49715 51192 52446
27 Imports - - - - - - - - - - 15611 26712 16627 15660 15694 16089 16960 18395 19320 20165 18227
28 Telecommunications Levy (g) - - - - - - - - - - - 8869 18651 22290 24445 31351 33358 35976 33399 28326 18261
29 License Taxes & Other 6744 606 1371 1249 572 792 2108 3175 6563 8367 8361 15376 8035 5058 5485 7858 8113 10145 10126 16177 3269
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31 2. Non Tax Revenue 17715 28890 28456 40050 44868 29921 42919 49455 56104 69639 80712 92532 122165 142547 131552 144844 99099 222372 161353 207656 155974
32 Rent 217 1325 630 620 607 1163 1155 1294 1709 2050 1425 2048 3580 2197 2331 5669 2823 10980 4450 5591 4727
33 Interest 6946 7304 7626 13232 7963 8673 8642 10320 9242 9305 9043 8017 9847 9489 9664 7978 4498 4826 7395 8140 13819
34 Profit and Dividends 4368 6305 3507 3055 5380 4357 5929 7451 7682 7365 11982 31301 34351 46761 35169 46814 29798 108160 53998 41828 27857
35 Sales and Charges 2336 6177 8189 4477 11806 9207 16196 22249 18437 32260 25387 22925 37292 26019 40720 38492 44632 72606 66575 105202 73884
36 Social Security Contributions 825 3620 2667 2930 3037 3444 4910 6470 8777 9791 11165 11120 12628 11738 15145 14919 15213 18046 22940 25214 28985
37 Central Bank Profit Transfers 1200 3200 5000 10000 10000 1000 5000 - 4000 8000 20000 15000 22000 43000 26350 11500 - 5000 15000 -
38 Other 1822 959 838 5736 6075 2077 1087 1671 6257 868 1710 2122 2468 3343 2173 19472 2135 2754 5995 6681 6701
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40 3. Total Revenue 136258 211282 234296 261888 276465 311473 379747 477833 565051 655259 699644 817279 967862 1051462 1137447 1195206 1454878 1686061 1831531 1919974 1890899
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42 Notes
43 (a) Provisional
44 (b) VAT was introduced with effect from 01 August 2002 and is in operation since then. It replaced the Goods and Services Tax (GST), an almost similar tax on the consumption of goods and services, whichwas in effect since April 1998. Prior to
45 that, the data represents the revenue from central government Business Turnover Tax (BTT).
46 (c) NSL was abolished since April 2002 with the introduction of VAT.
47 (d) Under the revenue sharing mechanism introduced in 2011 with the Provincial Councils (PCs), 100 percent of the revenue from stamp duties is transferred to PCs. The BTT collected by Provincial Councils was abolished in 2011 and NBT was
48 extended to buying and selling activities.
49 (e) Debits tax was abolished with effect from April 2011.
50 (f) Data from 2011 represents only two thirds of the total revenue from NBT as the balance one third is transferred to PCs under the revenue sharing mechanism with them.
51 (g) Data from 2011 represents the revenue from Telecommunications Levy, whichwas introduced as a composite tax to the telecommunications sector by removing VAT, NBT, Regional Infrastructure Development Levy, Environment Conservation
52 Levy and the Mobile Subscribers' Levy on this sector in 2011.
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54 *Provincial Council Tax not included
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56 Economic Classification of Government Revenue
57 LKR Million
58 Source: Table 8 Statistical Appendix, Annual Report 2016, Ministry Of Finance
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Provides annual revenue of the government decomposed mainly into tax revenue (excluding provincial tax revenue) and non tax revenue in LKR millions. Source: Table 8 Statistical Appendix, Annual Report, Ministry Of Finance