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Website of Excise Department not functioning properly


KARACHI: Website of the Excise and Taxation Department is not functioning properly for the last one month. People are facing problems regarding the information of registration of cars and taxes. Sometimes, the site gets hanged. “Clear instructions have been given by Sindh Excise and Taxation Minister Gayan Chand Israni in this regard. We have made it functional and removed the ... Read More »

LHC adjourns luxury tax case till Dec 4

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has adjourned the case against luxury tax till December 4, 2014. In the last hearing on 20 November, Excise and Taxation Department lawyers and the Punjab chief secretary sought more time to submit their replies against applications of stay orders on luxury tax. The court has now extended the stay order and adjourned the case ... Read More »

Rs260m collection: Faisalabad Excise Dept collects 25% more property tax

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  FAISALABAD: The Excise and Taxation Department has collected 25 percent more property tax in October 2014 as compared to the corresponding period of last year. A source told Customs Today that the department has collected property tax worth Rs 260.02 million in October of fiscal year 2014-15. In the corresponding period of last year the department had collected Rs 180.3 ... Read More »

Excise Dept issues notices to 3,000 owners of car, bike showrooms

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SIALKOT: The Excise and taxation Department has issued the notices to as many as 3000 owners of the car and motorcycles show rooms and property dealing office   for their registration with E&T Department in Gujranwala Division’s all the Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahaud Din, Hafizabad and Gujranwala districts. The Punjab government has announced to bring them under the tax net, ... Read More »

Mass reshuffle of staff likely in Excise Department


KARACHI: The transfers and postings are expected in the Excise and Taxation Department in the current week. The excise director has made a list of transfer orders, but names of the officials have not yet been disclosed. It is likely that the entire staff, especially junior and senior clerks, will be reshuffled. An official told Customs Today, “Transfers at this ... Read More »

Excise dept locks 4,000 houses of upto 5 marlas for not paying tax   


RAWALPINDI: Despite orders of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, the Excise and Taxation Department has not spared owners of owners of up to five -marla homes and started levying property tax on their houses. Shahbaz Sharif had directed Excise and Taxation Department all over the province last year to stop levying property tax on houses up to five marla till ... Read More »

Excise Dept decides action against property tax defaulters

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KARACHI: The Sindh Excise and Taxation Department has decided to take action against property tax defaulters. Arrangements have been made in this regard and it is likely that the department will start action from 17 November. An official of the Excise and Taxation Department said the high-ups were also pondering to start a fresh survey of property in Sindh to ... Read More »

Excise Dept slaps 10% fine on token tax defaulters

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LAHORE: The Excise and Taxation Department has slapped a 10 percent fine on the token tax defaulters. After 31 July, the department gave a one-month grace period to facilitate the citizens in paying their default amount at the same rate. In September and October, a five percent fine was imposed on the defaulter vehicles, which has now increased to 10 ... Read More »

Computerization of 632,000 property tax units record kicks off


LAHORE: The Excise and Taxation Department has started computerization of property tax record. It will help to eliminate corruption and irregularities by the staff. In first phase computerization of property tax record has been started in region B. After the completion it will be started in other regions as well. According to excise and taxation officials, Region B has 382,000 ... Read More »

Excise Dept captures documents of 20,000 defaulter vehicles

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LAHORE:  The Excise and Taxation Department has seized documents of 20,000 defaulter vehicles and impounded hundreds in the Punjab. These documents were confiscated during last four months of July, August, September and October. Owners of the defaulter vehicles are not been paying their token tax and tax not on transfer of vehicles. The Excise Dept received almost Rs 40 millions ... Read More »

Excise Dept seizes 112 defaulter vehicles

Impounded vehicles

LAHORE: The Excise and Taxation Department has seized 112 vehicles of not paying token tax. The department has started a campaign against defaulter vehicles. The operation is a part of new strategy to collect Rs 2 billion from defaulter vehicles. The vehicles were seized from Shahdara, Johar Town, Model Town, Thokar Niaz Beg and The Mall. Most of the impounded vehicles are 1000cc cars. The ... Read More »

Two years pass without computerised number plates


SIALKOT: The Excise and Taxation Department has so far not issued as many as 200,000 computerised number plates after a lapse of more than two years in Gujranwala Division. According to details, the Punjab government had computerised all the record of the motor registration branches across the Punjab in July 2007. The E&T Department had collected Rs 400 per motorcycle ... Read More »

Excise Department issues notices to recover luxury tax in Gujranwala

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SIALKOT: The Excise and Taxation Department has issued notices to 170 owners of luxury houses in Gujranwala division to recover Rs 70 million as luxury tax. The Punjab government has recently levied luxury tax under the ratio of Rs 125,000 per kanal as property, including the posh localities of the cantonment boards. Director Excise and Taxation Ashiq Hussain Shah said ... Read More »

Gujranwala E&T to recover Rs1.6b


SIALKOT: The Excise and Taxation Department have started special campaign to recover Rs1.6 billion from the tax defaulters across Gujranwala division. As per details, 70 teams of Excise and Taxation Department have started recovery in Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad and Gujranwala districts. A senior official told Customs Today that the department will recover Rs14.3 million as excise duty, Rs87.5 million as ... Read More »

Survey begins in Punjab to collect luxury tax

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SIALKOT: The Excise and Taxation Department has started survey to assess the new value of the public properties in Gujranwala Division’s all six districts including Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad and Gujranwala to ensure the early collection of the recently levied luxury tax on big properties including big houses by the Punjab government. According to the senior E&T officials, ... Read More »

LHC puts off urban property tax case


LAHORE: The Lahore High Court directed the government to submit four-year audit reports of all union councils in the province along with their income and expenditure details. LHC Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah passed the order on several petitions challenging recovery of urban property tax under the local government ordinance. The local government secretary had defended recovery of the tax, ... Read More »