Egypt will form a committee to amend its value-added tax law, Finance Minister Mohamed Maait told reporters on Monday, without specifying what the changes may be.
The VAT law is part of a reform programme that formed the basis of a $12 billion, three-year loan agreed with the International Monetary Fund in 2016.
It replaced a sales tax and broadened the tax base as Egypt set to strengthen the collection of income taxes.
Maait said the government collected EGP 660 billion ($39.83 billion) in taxes in the 2018-2019 financial year, up 16.6% from the previous year at 566 billion Egyptian pounds.
Of total tax revenue collected in the 2018-2019 financial year, EGP 309 billion came from VAT, the minister said.
The VAT, currently at 14%, is a composite tax levied on the difference between the cost price and the sale price of domestic and imported goods.
*This story was edited by Ahram Online