Government to collect $85.4 mln in taxes on junket commissions

Macau’s government stands to reap $85.4 million next year in taxes on commissions paid by casinos to junket operators, according to local media reports. The figure in next year’s budget is 1.9 percent higher than this year’s. A withholding tax of 5 percent is levied on commissions paid by the casinos to the junkets.