Government and institution measures in response to COVID-19.

Government and institution measures in response to COVID-19.

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General Information

Lebanon has introduced tax measures as a response on the Covid-19 pandemic, these measures include suspension of tax deadlines, deferral of the payment of social security contributions, in addition the Lebanese government introduced limited exemption for 2 months from custom duties.

Tax measures – Direct and Indirect

(e.g. payment deferrals, rate reductions…)

Click here to see a comprehensive summary of jurisdictional tax measures and government reliefs in response to COVID-19.

Employment-related measures

(e.g. state compensation schemes, training…)

  • Public sector workers will continue to receive their salaries; no other specific policy discussed for private sector workers
  • The National social security fund issued a decision to defer the payments of social security contributions related to the first six months of the year 2020 for an additional period of six months from the original deadlines.

Contact us

Tax: Salam Eido – seido@kpmg.com