Salary persons’ bank deposits surge by 17.26pc to Rs1,569 billion

KARACHI: Bank deposits of salaried persons have sharply increased by 17.26 percent to Rs1,569 billion for the period ended December 31, 2018 as compared with Rs1,338 billion in the same period of... Read more »

Active taxpayers’ number surpasses 1.8 million for tax year 2017

KARACHI: The number of active taxpayers has surpassed 1.8 million for tax year 2017, according to latest weekly Active Taxpayers List (ATL) released by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). Read more »

Income Tax Ordinance 2001: Unexplained, concealed income or assets

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has recently issued updated Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 and explained the concealed or unexplained income for the purpose of tax chargeability. Read more »

Banks require to collect 5pc withholding tax on off-shore digital services

KARACHI: Banks have been required to deduct 5 percent withholding tax at 5 percent on payments for off-shore digital services. Read more »

Media to pay 20pc final tax on foreign produced advertisements

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has said that 20 percent as final tax will be collected from person paying an amount against production of commercial or advertisement to a foreign entity. Read more »

Withholding tax rate on winning prize bonds

KARACHI: The rate of withholding tax on prizes and winning under Section 156 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 for Tax Year 2019. Read more »

Withholding tax rates on income from property for Tax Year 2019

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued rate of withholding tax to be collected on income from property during Tax Year 2019. Read more »

Curbs on non-filers trap tax authorities

ISLAMABAD: The tax authorities are facing challenging revenue collection after imposing curbs on non-filers in the budget 2018/2019. Read more »