Zero rated tax under sales tax law

Zero rated tax under sales tax law

Section 4 ofSales Tax Act, 1990has defined zero rated tax under sales tax law.

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR)issued the Sales Tax Act, 1990 updated up to June 30, 2021. The Act incorporated amendments brought throughFinance Act, 2021.

4. Zero rating.– Notwithstanding the provisions of section 3 except those of sub-section (1A), the following goods shall be charged to tax at the rate of zero per cent:–

(a) goods exported, or the goods specified in the Fifth Schedule;

(b) supply of stores and provisions for consumption aboard a conveyance proceeding to a destination outside Pakistan as specified in section 24 of the Customs Act, 1969 (IV of 1969);

(c) such other goods, as the Federal Government may specify by notification in the official Gazette, whenever circumstances exist to take immediate action for the purposes of national security, natural disaster, national food security in emergency situations and implementation of bilateral and multilateral agreements:”; and

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