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Unity State enforces sales tax on non-food items

Bonifacio Taban
Foreign traders in Unity State are threatening to close their businesses because the local government recently began collecting sales tax on clothes and other non-food items.
15.12.2013  |  Bentiu
Traders at Kalibalek Market in Bentiu, May 10, 2012.
Traders at Kalibalek Market in Bentiu, May 10, 2012.

The taxes have been in place since 2009, but officials only began enforcing them last month. Bonifacio Taban reports from Bentiu: