Traders announce shutter down strike against tax


Karachi: All Karachi Tajir Ittehad here Tuesday announced a shutter down strike in Karachi on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 against withholding tax on bank transactions.

A meeting of All Karachi Tajir Ittehad presided over by their chairman Atiq Mir took the decision in this regard. It said Pakistan is the only country of the world with withholding tax on bank transactions, which is sheer injustice. It said not only traders but common man would also be affected from this tax. It said the traders of Karachi would never accept the withholding tax on bank transactions.