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Dar approached: bank seeks to get FBR barred from collecting 16% FED

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A bank has approached Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to get Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) barred from collecting 16 percent Federal Excise Duty on bankin...

Flood control drive meets with violent resistance in Thatta

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The provincial government’s efforts to remove obstructions from the natural course of the Indus River in order to contain further devastation by flood...

Cotton ginners reject tax on cotton bundle‏s

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MULTAN: The federal government has imposed a new cess on each cotton bundle. The Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association has rejected the new cess on the...

Daul nationality: FBR to collect data of employees

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KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is going to collect all required data of its staff members who have dual nationality. Sources told that th...

World Bank terms FBR’s IRIS system ineffective

PAR Aug 18, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank mission has declared the computerized system, Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), introduced by Federal Board of Reve...

Excise issues 30,000 property tax notices in Kasur

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LAHORE: The Punjab Excise and Taxation Department has started issuing property tax notices in all districts of the province, and according to Kasur Di...

Customs central region collect Rs 7684m in July

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LAHORE: Customs Central Region collected Rs 7,684 million during the first month of July in the financial year 2015-16 against Rs 7052 million of last...

Customs to initiate inquiry against importer for alleged mis-declaration

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KARACHI: A The Model Customs Collectorate-East Research and Development section is likely to investigate into the illegal clearance of prohibited raw...

Demand for placing RD on Yarn Import criticised

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Pakistan Apparel Forum on Monday criticised the spinning sector's demand for placing regulatory duty (RD) on yarn import and feared the proposal if im...

Pakistan Weather Forecast Updates 17th August 2015

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Chitral police help flood victims 6:00 PM -17th August 2015 The Chitral police have distributed food packages bought from their own money in wors...

Plans for building dams scuppered by lack of will

PAR Aug 17, 2015 0

The political parties in Pakistan set their own agenda and they appear to be doing little to come up with long-term national policies. In its tenur...

Rains damage date crop

PAR Aug 17, 2015 0

major crops have generally benefited from the monsoon season, the date crop has reportedly been hit by rains in Khairpur. According to some estimates...

Pakistan Weather Forecast Updates 15th August 2015

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River Indus is in high flood at Guddu, Sukkur 15th August 2015 The River Indus is in high flood at Guddu, Sukkur and Kotri, in Medium Flood at Taunsa...

Dar says Pakistan to achieve $20 billion forex reserves in next few weeks

PAR Aug 15, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar said here Friday that the country was all set to achieve the $20 billion forex reserve mark i...

FBR plans to revisit training need analysis of Customs Department

PAR Aug 15, 2015 0

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has planned to revisit the training need analysis of the Customs Department. According to details, keeping...