The VAT Amendment Bill was passed by Parliament yesterday.
The Bill was passed with 76 Parliamentarians voting for the Bill and 23 against it during the third reading in Parliament today.
The Finance Ministry said that while Milk Food has been brought under the VAT net there is no change in the selling price as it has already been brought under Price Control.
Further though the 2 % NBT is included to the Electricity it will not be passed on to the consumer as the CEB will absorb it into their expenses. (Colombo Gazette)