Rs.23970 million tax collected in five months: Mukesh Kumar Chawla

Karachi, December 22, 2017 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla has said that during current fiscal year in five months i.e. July 2017 to November 2017, Sindh Excise and taxation Department has collected Rs. 23970.376 million while in same period during last financial year Rs.21511.039 million were collected. This he said while presiding over a meeting in his office here on today. Secretary Excise and Taxation – Narcotics Control Abdul Haleem Shaikh, Director General ET and NC Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui and other Regional Directors also attended the meeting.

While briefing the meeting DG Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui told that Rs.2726.158 million were collected in terms of motor vehicle tax, Rs. 16385.149 million were in Infrastructure Cess, Rs.192.837 in Professional tax, Rs.124.621 million in Cotton Fee and Rs. 1082.668 million in the head of Property tax, while the remaining amount was collected in various other head. On this occasion the Sindh Minister for ET and NC Mukesh Kumar Chawla directed the officers to improve their performance and provide facilities to the public.

He added ‘With the help of cooperation, hard work, tendency and honesty we can achieve our targets easily.’ On this occasion DG ET and NC Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui briefed the provincial Minister for ET and NC Mukesh Kumar Chawla regarding performance of the officers. He asked him to take departmental action against those officers/ officials who had failed to show good performance.

For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-99204423, +92-21-99204401

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