Applicable withholding sales tax rates on various supplies

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified withholding sales tax rates to be deducted / collected on various supplies by withholding agents. Read more »

Tax collection from salary income plunges by 43pc: State Bank

KARACHI: The income tax collection from salary income has witnessed sharp decline of 43 percent during fiscal year 2018/2019 due to significant concession granted in the budget of election year. Read more »

Withholding tax collection on profit from bank deposits surges by 194pc

KARACHI: The collection of withholding tax from profit on bank deposits registered unprecedented growth of 194 percent during first quarter of first fiscal year as the tax rates increased by 100 percent... Read more »

FBR acquires information of motor vehicle purchasers

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has asked motor vehicle registration authorities and car manufacturers to provide information of persons, who are registration or purchasing motor vehicles. Read more »

Salary persons should obtain withholding income tax deduction certificates to get refund/adjustment

KARACHI: Salary persons having above threshold income for tax year 2019 should obtain certificates of withholding tax in order to get refund / adjustment after filing annual income tax returns. Read more »

FBR to launch audit of withholding agents

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Monday initiated a program of skill development of its officials to conduct system audit of withholding agents. Read more »

FBR issues new withholding sales tax rates on supplies

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has announced new rates of withholding sales tax after abolishing Sales Tax Special Procedure (Withholding) Rules, 2007. Read more »

KCCI hails withholding tax exemption to yarn traders

KARACHI: Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has hailed the decision of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to exempt withholding tax for yarn traders. Read more »

FBR notifies new chapter for sales tax withholding rules

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified a new chapter for deduction and deposit of sales tax withholding on taxable goods and services. Read more »

List of transactions not to attract 100 percent increased withholding tax

KARACHI: The Finance Bill 2019 has proposed a new schedule related to compliance with 100 percent increased withholding tax rates to persons not appearing on Active Taxpayers List (ATL). Read more »

FBR urged to reduce withholding tax for FMCG distributors

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been urged to reduce withholding tax rate to 0.2 percent for distributors of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies as higher rate is increasing the... Read more »

FBR to reduce withholding tax provisions under World Bank program

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is required to reduce number of withholding provisions to strengthen the income tax and take out this system from indirect taxes. Read more »