Rs. 29222.810 million tax recovered from July to December: Mukesh Kumar Chawla

Karachi, January 08, 2018 (PPI-OT):Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla has said that Sindh Excise Department has collected Rs. 29222.810 million tax in various heads during current fiscal year from July 2017 to December 2017 while in the same period Rs. 26742.961 million were recovered during last financial year. This he said while presiding over a meeting here in his office on Monday. Secretary Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Abdul Haleem Shaikh, Director General Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui and other officers also attended the meeting.

DG ET and NC Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui , while briefing the meeting , informed that Rs. 3142.087 million were recovered in term of motor vehicle tax , Rs. 22102.418 millions in infrastructure cess, Rs. 230.057 millions in Professional tax, Rs.150.385 millions in Cotton Fee while Rs. 1242.418 millions in property tax were collected.

Sindh minister for ET and NC Mukesh Kumar Chawla addressing the meeting asked the officers to improve their performance and achieve their tax targets. He also asked the Secretary ET and NC to take action against those officers who had showed lethargic attitude and poor performance in collection of the taxes and monitor their performance on regular basis, however he appreciated those officers who had done well. On this occasion DG Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui briefed Provincial Minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla regarding officers’ performance and tax targets.

For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-99204423, +92-21-99204401

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