Karachi, June 12, 2017 (PPI-OT):Provincial minister for Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla has said that the Excise and Taxation department has collected Rs.50560.663 millions during current fiscal year from June 2016 to May 2017, while in the same period Rs.43324.898 millions were recovered during last financial year. It is our good efforts that have enabled us to get our targets earlier. This he said while presiding over a departmental meeting here in his office on Monday.
Secretary Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Abdul Haleem Shaikh and Director General ET and NC Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, also attended the meeting. DG Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, while briefing the meeting, told that in term of motor vehicle tax Rs.5493.808 millions were recovered while in the same period Rs.4681.527 millions were collected during last year i.e. 2016-17.
He added, “Rs.35749.033 millions have been recovered in term of infrastructure cess, Rs.149.375 millions in term of cotton fee, and Rs.319.702 millions in term of professional tax and Rs.1778 millions in term of property tax while the remaining amount was recovered in term of other taxes. Provincial minister for ET and NC Mukesh Kumar Chawla, while expressing his satisfaction over recovery of the taxes, appreciated the performance of the officers and officials.
However he directed the officers to speed up their tax collections for professional and property taxes and achieve the targets before 30th June. Director General Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui assured the minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla that the targets would be accomplished as desired by the minister for Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control.
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