Sindh exempts sales tax on Ehsaas Emergency cash transfer

KARACHI: Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) on Wednesday exempted sales tax on services to banking transfers made to Ehsaas Emergency Program.

In a notification, the SRB said that the Sindh government had exempted the sales tax on the amount of commission (tariff heading 9819.1300) paid by the banks to their branchless banking retailers in Sindh on account of disbursement of financial assistance under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Transfer Program of the government of Pakistan, subject to the conditions that the amount on account of such commission or service fee is not deducted from the amount of the financial assistance so transferred to the beneficiary, receiving the financial assistance, is paid the full amount of the assistance transfer.

The SRB said that the exemption has been granted till 23:59 hours on June 30, 2020.

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