THE Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has insisted that government should increase the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) threshold in the 2023 National Budget because the country’s economy has relatively been stabilising. The Union holds the view that in order for the take-home pay of the workers to make sense, the tax-exempt threshold should be increased to K8,000. ZCTU: “We have maintained our stance that for our take-home pay to make sense, the tax-exempt threshold must be increased. Last time we spoke to the government, we justified why we were calling for that K8,000 tax-exempt threshold. So we maintain the same position, and we see that there is more stability economically in our country and it is very possible…...

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