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Clarification about the taxes of famous social media platforms in Jordan

Amman Today

publish date 2022-09-24 12:00:47

The Compass – The Director General of the Income and Sales Tax Department, Hossam Abu Ali, confirmed that what is being circulated about imposing a new tax on social media activists is “incorrect.”

Abu Ali said in the dialogue meeting carried out by the Income and Sales Tax Department with influencers and social media activists, on Saturday, that the Income and Sales Tax Department is an executive department that implements the approved legislation.

In previous statements, the department indicated that all social media celebrities or anyone who receives or achieves revenue from it is subject to the law, whether the income tax law or the general sales tax law.

The department called on activists, celebrities, influencers, “Youtubers”, publishers of live broadcast content, video games, activists of promotion and advertising services, or any people who earn income from their activity and their appearance on various social media sites of all kinds, to the necessity of voluntarily taking the initiative to review the department and announce their entry from this activity in order to avoid being subject to fines and legal procedures. that are taken against those who voluntarily fail to register.

It is noteworthy that Article 3 of Income Tax Law No. 34 of 2014 stipulates that any income generated in the Kingdom or earned by any person from it is subject to tax regardless of the place of payment.

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