KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control and Parliamentary Affairs Mukesh Kumar Chawla has said that the Sindh Excise and Taxation Department will launch next road checking campaign against tax defaulting vehicles in January 2019.
While presiding over a meeting here at his office yesterday, he urged the owners of tax defaulting vehicles to deposit their due taxes, said a statement.
Secretary Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Abdul Rahim Shaikh, Director Generals Shabbir Ahmed Shaikh, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui and other officers also attended the meeting.
While briefing the meeting, Director General Excise and Taxation Shabbir Ahmed Shaikh said that during current fiscal year from July to October in term of various taxes Rs 24428.241 million had been recovered and in the same period during last financial year Rs 20318.430 million were recovered.
He added Rs 2437.757 million were recovered in term of motor vehicle tax, Rs 18847.602 million in Infrastructure Cess while Rs 1144.490 million were recovered in property tax. The meeting was further informed that Rs 180.499 million was recovered in professional tax, Rs 68.821 million in Cotton Fee and Rs 24.092 million in Entertainment Duty. Speaking on the occasion, Mukesh Kumar Chawla said that the tax recovery position was satisfactory and he hoped that the officers would give better results in future as well.