KARACHI: Sindh Excise and Taxation Department has collected Rs5.44 billion during the first month of current fiscal year 2020/2021, a statement said on Monday.
Provincial Minister for Excise & Taxation and Narcotics Control and Parliamentary Affairs Mukesh Kumar Chawla in the statement said that the department had collected a total of Rs 5.442 billion in the current financial year 2020-2021 during the month of July.
He further said that Rs.878.709 million was collected under motor vehicle tax, Rs.4141.677 million under infrastructure tax and Rs.67.807 million under professional tax.
He said that Rs 2.861 million was collected in cotton fee, Rs 34.827 million in property tax and Rs 0.022 million in entertainment duty.
He said that the overall situation of collection of taxes was better. However, he directed the officers to work harder and improve the tax collection situation.
Provincial Minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla also requested the people, being law abiding citizens, they were supposed to deposit their taxes on time.