Islamabad, July 01, 2019 (PPI-OT): Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has clarified that withholding tax on sale of goods as well as minimum tax on turnover in the case of dealers and sub-dealers of sugar have been fixed at the rate of 0.25% in the Finance Act, 2019 with the agreement of All Pakistan Sugar Dealers/Wholesalers Association.
Earlier in an appeal publicized in the print media by All Pakistan Sugar Dealers/Wholesalers Association, it has been agitated that contrary to what was agreed by the Association with the Chairman FBR, withholding tax at the rate of 2.5% and minimum tax at the rate of 0.3% has been imposed upon the sugar dealers and wholesalers through the Finance Act, 2019. The contents of the said appeal are not correct and are strongly denied. Rates have been fixed at 0.25% as demanded by the All Pakistan Sugar Dealers/Wholesalers Association.
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Second Secretary (Public Relations)
Federal Board of Revenue (FBR)
FATE Wing, Federal Board of Revenue,
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