Minister for accelerating professional tax recovery
KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Excise and Taxation Mukesh Kumar Chawla has directed the officers and officials to accelerate the recovery of professional tax during current financial year and ensure issuance of challans, recovery and updation in developing system.
This he said while presiding over a meeting here in his office. Secretary Excise and Taxation Abdul Haleem Shaikh, Director General Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, Director Excise and Taxation Iqbal Ahmed Leghari, Additional Director Shabana Pervaiz and other officers also attended the meeting.
Chawla said all officers/officials, posted for professional tax collection , should be mobilized and guided to chalk out strategies for boosting up the recovery of professional tax in achieving the desired assigned targets for the financial year 2019-20 .
The minister also advised them to bring new units into tax net from the list of companies registered and available in the list of Security Exchange Companies of Pakistan as well as government, semi government, autonomous bodies and semi autonomous bodies. On this occasion, Director General ET and NC Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui informed the minister that the department was also going to write letters to small traders/market associations etc to bring them into the tax net.
Chawla warned the officers and officials that strict action would be taken against those who failed to achieve the tax collection targets.