Wednesday, January 20, 2016

#Karnataka Govt. decides to withdraw #luxury tax on #ICUs after severe criticism

Announcing the decision to the media, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said a section of private hospitals had recently urged the government to exempt ICUs from paying luxury tax as it would burden the patients. Further, patients had objected to the imposition of the tax. “After looking into the issue, the government has decided not to impose luxury tax on ICUs in private hospitals.