KARACHI, Sept 16 (TNS): Provincial Minister for Excise & Taxation and Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawala has said that during current fiscal year in last two months the Excise & Taxation Department has collected Rs.9218.846 million in heads of various taxes.
While in the same period in 2016-17, Rs. 8140. 552 million rupees were recovered. This he said while presiding over a meeting in his office here.
Secretary Excise & Taxation and Narcotics Control Abdul Haleem Shaikh, Director General Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui and other officers were present in the meeting. Director General Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, while briefing the meeting, told that Rs.1182.045 million were recovered in Motor Vehicle Tax, Rs.6567.277 million were in head of Infrastructure Cess, Rs.113.452 million in head of Professional Tax and Rs. 521.33 million were recovered in terms of Property Tax.
He added ‘The remaining amount was recovered in terms of various taxes and speedy work is going on to achieve the target.’ Provincial Minister Mukesh Kumar Chawala said that the recovery of the taxes on time was quite essential for national exchequer because without proper recovery of the taxes, there was no concept of the progress.
He stressed upon the officers to perform their duties honestly and he also warned them that if they were unable to comply with the orders, they might face consequences.
On this occasion Secretary Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Abdul Haleem Shaikh briefed the Minister Excise & Taxation regarding the performance of the officers.