Valuation procedure for undeclared motor vehicles

ISLAMABAD: The procedure for valuation of motor vehicles, which have been identified as undeclared or concealed assets, has been laid down in Income Tax Rules, 2001.

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued Income Tax Rules, 2002 (updated up to September 08, 2020). Under Section 111 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001, the tax authorities frame charges under concealment of assets against persons.

For the purposes of section 111 and subject to sub-rule (2), the value of motor cars and jeeps shall be determined in the following manner, namely:-

(a) the value of the new imported car or jeep shall be the C.I.F. value of such car or the jeep, as the case may be, plus the amount of all charges, customs-duty, sales tax, levies, octroi fees and other duties and taxes leviable thereon and the costs incurred till its registration;

(b) the value of a new car or jeep purchased from the manufacturer or assembler or dealer in Pakistan, shall be the price paid by the purchaser, including the amount of all charges, customs-duty, sales tax and other taxes, levies, octroi, fees and all other duties and taxes leviable thereon and the costs incurred till its registration;

(c) the value of used car or jeep imported into Pakistan shall be the import price adopted by the customs authorities for the purposes of levy of customs-duty plus freight, insurance and all other charges, sales tax, levies octroi, fees and other duties and taxes leviable thereon and the costs incurred till its registration;

(d) the value of a car or jeep specified in clause (a), (b) and (c) at the time of its acquisition shall be the value computed in the manner specified in the clause (a), (b) or (c), as the case may be, as reduced by a sum equal to ten percent of the said clause for each successive year, up to a maximum of five years; or

(e) the value of a used car or jeep purchased by an assessee locally shall be taken to be the original cost of the car or the jeep determined in the manner specified in clause (a), (b) or (c), as the case may be, as reduced by an amount equal to ten percent for every year following the year in which it was imported or purchased from a manufacturer.

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