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No new tax or fee levied in Sindh Budget 2017-18: Sindh government clarifies

Karachi, June 06, 2017 (PPI-OT):It is reported in a section of press, including print media and electronic media, that the Government of Sindh, through the Sindh Budget 2017-18 announced on 05th June 2017, has proposed certain new levels and also certain increases in the rates of tax and fee.

It is clarified for information of all concerned that no new tax or fee has levied or increased through the Sindh Finance Bill, 2017. On the contrary, the rates of Sindh Sales Tax on certain services have been reduced to a lower rate which shall provide relief to the persons concerned. The news about levy of tax/ duty on property of 120 square yards or on cinema tickets or enhancement of fee on liquor shops, as reported in a section of press, is not correct.

For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99204423, +92-21-99204401
Website: http://sindhinformation.gos.pk

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