Karachi, August 07, 2018 (PPI-OT): Provincial Caretaker Minister for Irrigation, Inter Provincial Coordination, Public Health Engineering, Rural Development, Excise and Taxation Mushtaq Ahmed Shah has said that Sindh Excise and Taxation Department has achieved 109 percent tax collection target during fiscal year 2017-18 and recovered Rs. 66484.982 million with bank guarantee in terms of various taxes while during last fiscal year 2016-17, Rs.57750.439 millions were recovered.
This he said while presiding over a meeting of Excise and taxation Department Sindh here in his office on Tuesday. Secretary Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Aijaz Ahmed Mahesar, Director Generals Shabbir Ahmed Shaikh and Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui and other Directors also attended the meeting. While briefing the meeting Director General Excise and Taxation Shabbir Ahmed Shaikh told that Rs.7021.115 millions were recovered in Motor Vehicles Tax, Rs. 52281.910 millions in Infrastructure sales Tax and Rs. 371.347 millions were recovered in Professional Tax.
He added ‘Rs.177.611 millions in terms of Cotton Fee, Rs.1909.707 millions in Property Tax and 61.782 millions in Entertainment duty were recovered, while the remaining amount was recovered in terms of various other heads.’
On this occasion the Caretaker Minister for Irrigation, Inter Provincial Coordination, Public Health Engineering, Rural Development, Excise and Taxation Mushtaq Ahmed Shah, while appreciating the services of the officers and officials, said that he was very much pleased to see the efforts of the officers concerned that they had got 109% target of recovery the taxes. In the meeting the tax collection position of July 2018 was also reviewed.
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