FBR issues new withholding sales tax rates on supplies

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has announced new rates of withholding sales tax after abolishing Sales Tax Special Procedure (Withholding) Rules, 2007. Read more »

KCCI hails withholding tax exemption to yarn traders

KARACHI: Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has hailed the decision of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to exempt withholding tax for yarn traders. Read more »

FBR notifies new chapter for sales tax withholding rules

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified a new chapter for deduction and deposit of sales tax withholding on taxable goods and services. Read more »

List of transactions not to attract 100 percent increased withholding tax

KARACHI: The Finance Bill 2019 has proposed a new schedule related to compliance with 100 percent increased withholding tax rates to persons not appearing on Active Taxpayers List (ATL). Read more »

FBR urged to reduce withholding tax for FMCG distributors

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been urged to reduce withholding tax rate to 0.2 percent for distributors of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies as higher rate is increasing the... Read more »

FBR to reduce withholding tax provisions under World Bank program

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is required to reduce number of withholding provisions to strengthen the income tax and take out this system from indirect taxes. Read more »

Withholding tax rates on electricity consumption for tax year 2019

KARACHI: The electricity supply company shall collect advance tax from industrial and commercial consumer as per updated withholding tax card for tax year 2019 issued after amendments made to Income Tax Ordinance,... Read more »

PBC suggests measures for broadening tax base by enhancing withholding tax rates on non-filers, unregistered persons

KARACHI: Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has suggested measures for broadening tax base through enhancing withholding tax rates on non-filers and unregistered persons in various sectors. Read more »

Deduction of withholding tax on phone cards begins

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has started collecting withholding tax on phone cards on Friday following the judgment of the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP). Read more »

Withholding tax rates on imports updated through Finance Supplementary (Second Amendment) Act 2019

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued withholding tax rates on imports for tax year 2019 updated as per Finance Supplementary (Second Amendment) Act, 2019. Read more »

Withholding tax rate on telephone cards

KARACHI: The decision of Supreme Court of Pakistan has paved way for Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to collect withholding tax on telephone usages under Section 236 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001. Read more »

Many withholding tax provisions to be abolished in budget

ISLAMABAD: The government has intended to abolish large number of withholding tax provisions in the budget. Read more »