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Saudi to introduce ‘family tax’ from July 1

Saudi to introduce ‘family tax’ from July 1

 Jun 22, 2017

Saudi Arabia is set to introduce a monthly fee for all dependents starting July 1, 2017. The fee is reported to be 100 Riyals (approx Rs 1700 as on Tuesday). This move would add to the financial burden of Indians employed in Saudi and many who cannot afford this tax are planning to send their families back home. This tax is also said to go up by 100 Riyals per dependent every year till 2020. This would mean in the year 2020 a family would have to spend 400 Riyals (approx Rs 6900) per dependent per month.

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