‘It’s not political’: Phnom Penh Post CEO on $3.9m tax bill

Newspaper’s CEO and an independent economist suggest that the Cambodian tax department is following normal procedure

A large tax bill handed down to the Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia’s last remaining independent English-language newspaper, is part of an ongoing, “perfectly routine” audit negotiation process rather than an attack on free press, according to the paper’s CEO, Marcus Holmes. He added that such audits were hitting businesses across the country in a government effort to strictly enforce the years-old tax law.

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