The government is considering cutting taxes on golf, an official said today following President Park Geun-hye saying a day earlier that the sport should be played more.
A senior official said that a meeting with the related ministries will be held soon to check on what can be done.
One possibility is lowering the excise tax levied on each round of golf at country clubs, he said.
The finance ministry insider, who declined to be identified, said that lowering taxes has been one of the main demands by golfers and country clubs in the past.
The excise rate currently stands at 21,120 won per person.
Source: Busan eFM News
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