DUBAI: Expatriates in Kuwait have to pay fees now on all money remittances sent abroad after Kuwaitâ€™s financial and economic affairs committee approved new bills, Kuwait News Agency KUNA reported.
In a statement, Committee Chairperson, Salah Khorshed, said that the commission had approved the bills for these new taxes which will be lower for low-income expats.
According to the new law, fees will be split among salary categories as such:
. $300 salaries will be taxed 1 at percent
. $333 â€” $667 salaries will be taxed at 2 percent
. $1,000 â€” $1,665 salaries will be taxed at 3 percent
. $1,668 â€” $5,550 salaries will be taxed at 5 percent