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Increase in rate of 'further sales tax' on the cards

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The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is planning to increase cost of doing business of un-registered businessmen, non-active taxpayers or non-filers by...

Capacity building: Budget raise expected for law enforcement agencies

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The government is planning to increase the budget for law enforcement agencies in order to develop logistic support, provide modern weaponry and i...

Green Climate Fund: Minister urges countries to fulfill commitments

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Climate change is still an issue taken lightly by most developed countries including United States, Japan and Canada who have missed their deadline fo...

Punjab government is spending Rs 50 billion on uplift schemes of irrigation system

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The Punjab government is spending Rs 50 billion on uplift schemes of irrigation system including rehabilitation of water courses, augmentation of wate...

Pakistan Weather Updates As on 2nd May 2015

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Country Wide Weather Forecast Mainly hot to very hot and dry weather is expected over most parts of the country; however, partly cloudy weather with i...

Pakistan Halal Authority to encourage import, export of halal products

PAR May 2, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Halal Authority (PHA) will play key role in enhancing Pakistani halal exports which will not only promote the meat sector, but...

PRA, Punjab Board of Revenue collect Rs 58 billion taxes in first nine month of FY15-16

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LAHORE: Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) and Punjab Board of Revenue have collected Rs 58 billion in Taxes in first nine months of FY 2014-15. The ta...

Faisalabad Customs I&I confiscates smuggled items worth Rs15 million in April

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FAISALABAD: Pakistan Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Faisalabad seized illegally imported goods worth Rs 15.7 million Involving duty...

RTO Karachi Zone-I blacklists 900 persons’ sales tax registration

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KARACHI: The Regional Tax Office Karachi Zone-I has blacklisted sales tax registration of as many as 900 registered persons involved in issuance of fa...

R&A Director Yousufani leaves for China to hold meetings on WeBOC

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KARACHI: The Directorate of Reforms and Automation Director Abdul Majid Yousufani reached China on a two-month visit to hold meeting with Chinese Cust...

Pakistan Customs seeks help from coast guards to curb smuggling in Balochistan

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Customs seeks full assistance of coast guards in order to counter smuggling activities in Balochistan and its adjacent areas....

TRC decides recommendations for next budget 2015-16

PAR May 2, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: In a significant move, the high-powered Tax Reform Commission (TRC) has finalised its recommendation for the next budget 2015-16 by asking...

2014-15 budget initiatives: Dar reviews implementation status

PAR May 2, 2015 0

Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar Friday presided over meeting to review implementation status of the budget initiatives 2014-15. The Minister was in...

KPCCI calls for broadening tax base

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry in its budget proposals for year 2015-16, has proposed the broadening of existing tax base, by bri...

FBR to propose Whistleblower Protection Act

PAR May 2, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will propose the enactment of whistleblower protection law in the next year’s budget. Chairman FBR Ta...