Karachi, October 17, 2017 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla has said that during current fiscal year in three months till September 2017, as many Rs. 14811.599 millions have been collected in heads of various taxes, while last year in same period Rs. 13490.519 millions were received. This he said while presiding over a meeting in his office on Tuesday. Secretary Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Abdul Haleem Shaikh, Director General Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui and other officers also attended the meeting.
While briefing the meeting, DG ET and NC Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui told that Rs. 1825 millions were collected in term of Motor Vehicle Tax, Rs. 3305.472 millions in term of infrastructure cess, Rs. 32.120 millions in professional tax and Rs.233.603 millions in term of property tax were recovered. He added, ‘The remaining amount was got in heads of various other taxes and the officers concerned have been directed to speed up their efforts to achieve the target’.
On this occasion the Provincial Minister for ET and NC Mukesh Kumar Chawla, while lauding the performance of the officers, asked them to perform their duties honestly and not to give a single chance of complain in collection of the taxes. ‘Good behaviour can solve many problems and their friendly attitude can better soft image of the government as well’, he concluded.
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