Legislative-Developments
New Lump Sum Tax to go into effect in September 2018

The Minister of Finance issued decision No. 993/1 dated October 31, 2016 which implemented article 29 of law No. 173 dated February 14, 2000 (as amended). The said decision impo...

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Cost of Lebanese Passports issued by Lebanese Consulates abroad

Lebanese government issued Decree No. 2563 dated March 21 2018 which granted the Lebanese consulates the right to issue passports to Lebanese citizens registered to vote with th...

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Tax Increase

In 2017 the Lebanese Parliament passed law No. 64 which increased a number of the taxes as follows:

  • VAT: was 10%, increased to 11%
  • Stamp Duty: was 0.3%, inc...

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