News Clipping - Archives September 2017


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: Sepember 15, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Steep rise in unaccounted for gas

Motor vehicle tax

Only one-fifth employees of top 54 companies file tax returns

FBR urged to notify forms for e-filers

Reserves up

THE NEWS

Shahbaz bans small coal-fired power plants

FBR says misdirected advices cause unnecessary litigations

Top cotton buyers flock to India as hurricanes hit US crop

Economic data bears out effectiveness of government policies

Authority urged to notify wealth tax return

Forex reserves increase to $20.585 billion

Pakistan, China FTA talks begin; trade imbalance in focus

Firms asked to promote tax filing culture

Tax loopholes pushing SMEs out of domestic market

B RECORDER

Top cotton buyers flock to India as hurricanes hit US Crop

FTAs, PTAs found to be against country”s interests

ECC decides to constitute body to revisit export package

Car deals characterised by ”own money” excess

FBR incapable of clearing pending audit cases: KTBA

Worst infrastructure downsizes business activities to 50 percent: traders

SBI, KATI sign MoU to promote investment in Sindh

KCCI, Mauritius Chamber sign MoU

FTO spells out tax reforms agenda

Big corporate entities, government bodies, corporations: FBR can’t hold employers responsible for not filing IT returns by employees

Reduction in tax liability: RTOs and taxpayers can’t enter into any deal: FBR

UK trade minister due next week

Forex reserves up by $198 million

Abnormal UFG allowance

‘Exports to China to expand after conclusion of FTA’

Rising cost of industrial utilities

DAILY JANG

FBR officials stared visiting large govt and private organizations to increase tax return

Forex reserves increase to $20.585 billion

SBI, KATI sign MoU to promote investment in Sindh

Pak China economic cooperation is an important point

Exploitation of unskilled laborers  

DAILY EXPRESS

Huge trade deficit

SBI, KATI sign MoU to promote investment in Sindh

M.O.U Signed between Pakistan and Mauritius

Demand to computerize data of govt departments

Forex reserves up by $198 million

Imposition of FTA II will increase Pakistani exports China

Towel Manufacturers meeting with international trade center


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: Sepember 13, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Remittances rise by13pc

PBS reissues trade figures for August

‘Unbundling of SSGC, SNGPL unviable’

YB Group, Sapphire to set up LNG terminal at Port Qasim

ILO asks Pakistan to ratify minimum wage convention

Senate clears Corporate Rehabilitation Bill

THE NEWS

Shahbaz promises full govt support for investors

Moving towards export orientation

FPCCI asks government to improve economic situation

Weather experts claim mini-tornado hit G-13 Sector on Sunday

ADB to provide loans totalling $435mln to fill infrastructure gap

Textile sector to add half a million spindles this year

No ‘statement of origin’ sans REX enrolment: TDAP

‘Paramilitary forces to act as customs officers till June 2018’

SECP simplifies incorporation process

Efforts to up Pak-Austria trade paying off: envoy

PBS corrects trade data error

Corporate Rehabilitation Bill passed

B RECORDER

Government struggles to cut trade deficit

Trade balance reviewed

PBS clarifies export, import figures

90 percent of ”nil” filers are exporters, importers and Distributors

KATI chief urges government to clean SWDs

Younus Brothers, Sapphire Group to invest in EnerGas LNG Terminal at PQ

TDAP holds seminar on REX System

Austrian business team visits FPCCI regional office

Tax bias against industry must end

Time to prepare a plan ‘B’

Merciless use of taxes

Corporate rehabilitation bill passed by Senate

DAILY JANG

Corporate Rehabilitation Bill passed

Pakistan customs service new officials of basic pay scale 20 and 19 assumed charge

SECP made more simplify process of company registration

July to August trade deficit reached at 6 billion 30 crore dollar

Karachi package special concentration on improving infrastructure of Karachi Governor Sindh

Irfan Ahmed Sarwana become acting president of FPCCI

NBP awami Markaz branch “AD”

Trumph administration asked Supreme Court to put complete ban on citizens of 6 Muslims countries  

DAILY EXPRESS

Trade deficit in 2 months increased by 33.5% up to 6.3 billion dollar

TDAP spent without approval additional Rs 84 crore

Vietnamese commerce minister welcome with trade delegation

FPCCI resident Zubair Tufail left for China

1 simple form introduced for company registration


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: Sepember 11, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Reforms in gas sector

Ending money laundering

Imported LNG

Businesses want tension with US to ease

Devaluing rupee isn’t worth a dime

Investigating behaviour of Pakistan’s exporting firms

The Karachi Tax Bar Association

THE NEWS

Awami Markaz Fire: Tax Ombudsman’s office record completely burnt

‘Factory workers still toiling away in deathtraps’

Missing workforce

B RECORDER

Challenges to economy spelled out

KP UBG’s nominee for FPCCI’s top slot yet to announced

Taxes on energy

DAILY JANG

DAILY EXPRESS

Corporate class elected unopposed in Faisalabad chamber

NAKTI election Friends Group boycott tell election made transparent  


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: Sepember 10, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Sales tax stuck in void between null and nil payers

China finds Pakistan open for business at first industrial fair

Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

Small banks lend aggressively as big players shy away

“AD” FBR

THE NEWS

Property tax collection increases 82 percent

‘CPEC opens door to golden circle of trade for Pakistan’

B RECORDER

Machinery Expo begins: ECC to accord approval to new textile package

KATI chief urges government to allocate funds for uplift Projects

PAIF-Founders Alliance begins drive for LCCI polls

Experts for new strategic economic policy

Pakistan has all ingredients to become economic power: FPCCI

DAILY JANG

“AD” SMA Rizvi Textile Institute

DAILY EXPRESS

In money laundering Pakistan stand at 46 while Iran at 1st and Afghanistan at 2nd

Proposal to with draw discretionary powers of tax from NAB

Pakistan is keen to revisit FTA with China 

Made in Pakistan Exhibition 12th September in Nepal  

All nominated candidates Moiz Khan elected in NAKAT election

Govt’s in different attitude is the hurdle towards progress

Amended export textile Package will be announced soon Perveiz Malik

Islamabad Chamber stressed on restoration of reconciliation committee