FBR enhances tax rates on motor vehicle registration

FBR enhances tax rates on motor vehicle registration

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Thursday notified the enhanced rates of advance tax on those vehicles, which sold prior to first registration.

The tax rates have been enhanced through Finance (Supplementary) Act, 2022 through making amendment in Section 231(B)(2A) of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001.

The FBR said that advance tax on vehicle registration under Section 231(B)(2A) of the Ordinance has been increased for the persons who register such motor vehicles which have been sold prior to their first registration.

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The FBR issued Circular No. 12 of 2012 to explain amendments in the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 made through Finance (Supplementary) Act, 2022.

The purpose is to discourage huge ‘on money’ on such vehicles which are booked by investors as a result of which the vehicles remain unavailable to the genuine buyers.

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New rates under Division VII of Part IV of First Schedule to the Ordinance shall be as following:

01. Motor vehicle with engine capacity up to 1000CC, the advance tax has been increased to Rs100,000 from Rs50,000.

02. Motor vehicle with engine capacity between 1001cc to 2000cc, the advance tax has been increased to Rs200,000 from Rs100,000.

03. Motor vehicle with engine capacity 2001cc and above, the advance tax has been increased to Rs400,000 from Rs200,000.

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