Phone calls above 5 minutes to be chargeable additional 75 paisa

Phone calls above 5 minutes to be chargeable additional 75 paisa

ISLAMABAD: The government has imposed additional 75 paisas as federal excise duty (FED) on a mobile phone call if its duration exceeds five minutes.

The national assembly approved the changes in the law after the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will collect additional 75 paisa FED on a call above five minutes.

According to the law, mobile phone call, if call duration exceeds five minutes; seventy five paisa per call in addition to the applicable rate of duty.

The additional federal excise duty on mobile phone calls above five minutes shall be applicable from July 01, 2021.

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