LAHORE: The opposition party in the national assembly of Pakistan has decided to challenge the tax amnesty scheme in the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
The Tax Amnesty Scheme was recently announced by Prime Minster of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during his press conference in Islamabad.
Customs Today learnt from its source that the third largest political party, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI), has decided to undo the Tax Amnesty Scheme announced by the government of Pakistan for the overseas and local Pakistanis.
“PTI rejects the five-point tax amnesty scheme of the PML-N Government”. Source told CT that, to challenge the scheme, the PTI will raise this issue in the National Assembly of Pakistan.
Spokesman for Tehrik-e-Insaf Fawad Chaudhary said that the scheme will be used as a cover for doing money laundering and giving a free hand to the ruling party-men who looted the exchequer. His party will raise the issue in the senate and present regulation in the Upper House of Pakistan.
Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto also criticized the scheme.