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Ministry of Finance reveals Maldives has received over USD 4.810 million in September as Green Tax.
Out of the USD 4.810 million, resorts contributed USD 4.441 million as Green Tax, according to the Green Fund report for September published by the finance ministry. The report showed guest houses contributed about USD 150,000 and hotels contributed about USD 110,000 as Green Tax. Maldives received a further USD 123,000 as Green Tax from liveaboards.
Green Tax payable by tourists who stay in tourist resorts, tourist hotels, tourist guesthouses and tourist vessels. Green Tax is payable at the rate of USD 6 per day of stay from tourist resorts, tourist hotels and tourist vessels, and USD 3 per day of stay from tourist guesthouses. Maldivians and resident permit holders are not required to pay Green Tax.