Business community demands extension in deadline for tax amnesty scheme

The business community has demanded of the government to extend the Tax Amnesty Scheme for one month to ensure that maximum numbers of people especially those belonging to business community benefit from the scheme.

In this regard a trade delegation headed by president “Markazi Anjuman Tajiran”, Ajmal Baloch met with Commissioner Income Tax, Abdul Hameed here to present its demand for extension of the deadline.

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In April 2018, the government had announced the tax amnesty scheme to provide the individual’s opportunities to register their undeclared foreign as well as local assets through paying two to five percent penalty, and the last date of the scheme is June 30, 2018.

During the meeting, the tax officials briefed the traders in detail about the scheme and answered questions of the delegation members.

On the occasion, Ajmal Baloch said that the government had also introduced an amnesty scheme for non-filers which could not receive encouraging outcomes due to lack of publicity.

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