Haroon Akhtar assures to resolve sales tax issue on foam manufacturers in next budget


ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan has said that government will resolve the problem of sales tax on foam manufacturers in the upcoming budget and take further steps to uplift this industry.

Talking to a delegation of All Pakistan Foam Manufacturers Association here at FBR House, Haroon Akhtar Khan said that the government believes in creating business friendly environment for all business community and wants to address their genuine problems.

The delegation congratulated Haroon Akhtar Khan on being elevated as federal minister on revenue by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and briefed the minister about their problems and requested him to save industry from total collapse.

The minister said that field formations will also be mobilized to curtail the problems in tax matters of foam manufacturers. Member Internal Revenue Policy Dr Mohammad Iqbal and Member Custom Mohammad Zahid Khokar and other FBR officials were also present in the meeting

The delegation comprised Sheikh Usman Rashid, Sheikh Mohammad Ismail, Mian Umer Javed, Mehar Mohammad Saleem and Muhammad Jadoon. —Online