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Crackdown being launched against tax evaders in Multan

Crackdown being launched against tax evaders in Multan

MULTAN: The divisional administration has decided launching crackdown on tax evaders as Commissioner Multan Division Imran Sikandar Baloch directed the authorities concerned on Friday to prepare and handover lists of tax defaulters to district administration and police.

Addressing a meeting of heads of different departments, the Commissioner said that the government was determined to boost tax recovery besides expanding the tax net.

He directed tax officials to improve collection efficiency and further increase the targets. He warned that the tax evaders would be dealt with strictly. He issued order for the holding of seminars and walks to create awareness among masses on taxes.

Briefing the Commissioner, Punjab Revenue Authority Additional Commissioner Raees Humayun said that a total of 2436 tax payers were registered with the authority in Multan. He said that awareness seminars and workshosp were held regularly to make the people aware of benefits of paying taxes.

The commissioner directed Punjab Small Industries Corporation to conduct trainings of owners of small businesses with a view to enabling them to expand their businesses. He said that a skill development programme should be prepared.