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May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Laggard returns filers to miss tax concession

KARACHI: Laggard return filers cannot avail withholding tax concession under a new law introduced for the next fiscal year of 2019, a consultancy firm said on Saturday. Late filers will not be eligible to avail reduced rate of withholding tax rates as their names will not be included in the active taxpayers list (ATL). Presently, income tax is collected

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Ministry mounts Rs62.21mln plan for mining sector reforms

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of planning, development and reform has started a new initiative to improve productivity in mines and mineral sector and boost exports, Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported on Wednesday. Cluster Development Based Mineral Transformation Plan, costing Rs62.21 million, has been launched under Vision-2025 and would increase value 4

May 13, 2018 12:00 AM Ban on purchase of new vehicles for non-filers to stay: Miftah

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Miftah Ismail on Saturday announced that a bar on non-filers of income tax returns from purchasing motor vehicles will not be withdrawn. “We will consider reducing the customs duty on medicines, however, we will not withdraw the curbs on non-filers of income tax returns from buying new motor 1

May 11, 2018 12:00 AM Provincial budget 2018/19: Sindh earmarks Rs252bln for development schemes

KARACHI: Sindh government on Thursday allocated Rs252 billion under annual development program (ADP) for the next fiscal year of 2018/19, up a marginal 3.28 percent over the last year’s budget. Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, unveiling the last budget of the provincial government’s tenure, said 80 percent of the next fiscal year’s ADP or Rs202 billion 3

May 10, 2018 12:00 AM Over $9 bn CSF claims pending before US

ISLAMABAD: Over $9 billion claims of Islamabad have been still pending before US administration on account of the Coalition Support Fund (CSF) while Pakistan is expecting reimbursement of just around $140 million or Rs15.9 billion from Washington in the next budget 2018-19. When asked by The News on Wednesday night, Minister for Finance Miftah Ismail 1

May 7, 2018 12:00 AM BRT would make generations suffer, says JI leader

TIMERGARA: JI KP chief Senator Mushtaq Ahmad Khan said on Sunday generations would have to suffer because of the much-trumped Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) as heavy loans had been taken for the project. "The JI had a programme better than the BRT and had already expressed observations over the existing project," he added. The JI leader expressed these views 2

May 6, 2018 12:00 AM Fought for madrasas in past, are ready now too: Fazl

MULTAN/DG KHAN: JUI-F chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman on Saturday said they had fight for the defence madrasas in the past and were ready to repeat that again. He said the unity of Wafaq-ul-Madaris and the political power of JUI-F defeated the enemies of religion and they would continue the cooperation in the future too. No one would be able to dare to damage 1

May 5, 2018 12:00 AM Govt urged to solve importers’ concerns

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has urged the government to address the reservations of commercial importers, a statement said on Friday. LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid, Senior Vice President Khawaja Khawar Rashid and Vice President Zeeshan Khalil said that the commercial importers are being treated under final tax regime 5

May 4, 2018 12:00 AM Jang Economic Session: Parties urged to avoid politics on education, economy

LAHORE: All political parties should develop a consensus that there should be no politics on education and economy to develop a strong society. PTI’s 11 points have missed a number of areas, especially constitutional reforms and internal security. These views were expressed by the speakers at Jang Economic Session (JES) on ‘how to implement 11 points 3

May 3, 2018 9:46 PM NA passes resolution to rename QAU’s physics department

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution to re-name Dr Abdul Salam Physics Centre of Quaid-e-Azam University after Muslim scientist Abu al Fatah Abdul Rehman Al-Khazini. The resolution was moved by Captain (R) Muhammad Safdar, the son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. It was unanimously passed by the lawmakers who were attending 4