ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Nov 2009In November 2009, the government of Sierra Leone announced a change in export taxation.
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Morris, S. Jnr. 2010. 'Sierra Leone: 15 percent tax slapped on diamond exports.' AllAfrica.com. 9 January. http://allafrica.com/stories/201001110666.html
A 15% export tax has been imposed on diamonds worth more than US$50,000. The tax took effect on December 28 2009. This is in addition to an increase in taxes on diamonds from 5% to 6.5% and an increase in taxes on gold and other minerals from 4% to 5%.