Govt postpones decision to impose municipal fees

The Finance and Energy Resources Council has granted a grace period till July 1 for companies and business establishments with regards to the new municipal charges that were to be levied from this month.

The companies, especially SMEs, will now get time till July 1 to make provisions in their budget for these additional municipal fees.

A working group of concerned parties will be formed, including the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry to assess the impact of these decisions, especially on the small and medium enterprises during this grace period.