What's in the proposal?
Anqari said, this proposal is meant to encourage expatriates to spend money in the Kingdom to help the economy.
Anqari added that this will encourage foreign nationals to invest more in the Kingdom.
According to Saudi Central Bank data, roughly 10 million foreign workers transferred $9.4 billion to their home countries in the third quarter of 2016.
These expat remittances have gone up from SR57 billion in 2004 to SR135 billion in 2013.
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On the other hand, expatriate workers in Saudi Arabia express concern regarding the burden of the proposed 6 percent tax.
Some Filipinos in the Kingdom said this will have a big impact on their remittances to the Philippines, especially for those who are earning just enough.
Indian workers are also worried about the result of the discussion.
Indian expatriate comprises the 20 percent of the total workforce in private sector in Saudi Arabia.
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