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Civil disobedience call: Gujranwala RTO exceeds tax target by Rs60m

Civil disobedience call: Gujranwala RTO exceeds tax target by Rs60m

SIALKOT: The Regional Tax Directorate Gujranwala has achieved its recovery target fixed for the month of August 2014 and has collected Rs800 million despite PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s call of civil disobedience, in the region’s all six Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad and Gujranwala districts.
Senior officials of the directorate claimed that Rs60 million had been collected more than the fixed target, saying that all the taxpayers paid their liabilities well in time, rejecting the PTI chief’s call for non-payment of taxes.
The Regional Tax Directorate Gujranwala collected Rs425 million in the head of income tax and Rs315 million as sales tax across the region. Big institutions like the Gujranwala Electric Power Company (Gepco) paid Rs212 million as income tax and Rs88 million sales tax, 55 steel millers have deposited Rs120 million as sales tax, the National Savings paid Rs17 million as income tax and a big international beverage brand paid Rs60 million as sales tax.