ISLAMABAD: The additional sales tax on services sector imposed by the Punjab government has been challenged in Lahore High Court (LHC) Rawalpindi bench.
According to the details, Adnan Saleem Adovacate, counsel for the business community, has submitted a petition. He has said in the petition that all hotels and small businessmen are registered with the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and they are already paying taxes to the FBR.
While the government has imposed additional sales tax on service sector, which against the human rights as well as law, the petitioner stated. The counsel pleaded the court to suspend the imposition of tax by the government.
It is important to mention here that Justice Ibad ur Rehman Lodhi has accepted the petition for hearing and issue notice to parties concerned to submit reply in next week.