News Clipping - Archives July 2015


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 31, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Ogra recommends 3-10pc cut in oil prices

KE says it’s not buying electricity at subsidized Rates

More trade bodies endorse strike call

Political gridlock holds up India’s tax reform

Reserves at $18.54bn

Aptma strike call endorsed

Hyderabad traders plan protest against WHT

THE NEWS

Withholding tax on bank transactions

Dr Ishrat Husain to receive highest civilian award

Revenue body asked to fix online portal

Govt claims of rise in exports rejected

Regulators advised to review wind power tariff

FBR updates advance tax on transfer of vehicles

Forex reserves decline to $18.536 billion

Tax authorities to launch withholding agents’ audit drive in August

Ministry proposes cut in oil prices

Ginners to participate in traders’ shutdown strike tomorrow

Imposition of withholding tax on bank transactions

Govt agrees to bring down bank transaction tax to 0.3pc

‘Tax on bank transactions to affect financial inclusion’

Aid to Pakistan ‘conditional’ to tax reforms: UK minister

B RECORDER

PCAA increases airport charges

POL products'' prices likely tobe cut up to Rs 6.33

Islamabad to Beijing: PIAintroducing 3rd weekly flightfrom August 18

WHT on bank transactions: 'Controversial' accord to shatter traders' unity: AKTI

PTA seeks early release of refunds 

WHT on bank transactions: APBF endorses traders' stance

WHT on bank transactions:government urged to resolveissue through consultation

Textile workers to stage protest on August 7: APTMA

Bangladesh's banks to be investigated for militantfinancing

KATI chief urges government to help resolve energy crisis

Pakistan's share in global textile trade drops to 1.8 percent

'Exports of major export-oriented goods decline'

Pakistan's foreign exchange reserves fall by $141 million

Online services: LCCI urges FBR to resolve inactiveness issue

Policy rate remains unchanged at 6.5 percent

DAILY EXPRESS

Apparel forum rejects Govt claims regarding increase in exports 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 30, 2015

DAWN NEWS

FBR e-filing

Aptma plans strike on Aug 7

Inter-provincial treaty must to resolve issues in services’ sales tax

Listed firms can purchase own shares

THE NEWS

Call to resolve withholding tax issue amicably

KCCI urges K-Electric to improve infrastructure

Businessmen question rationale behind high power tariff

Resumption of power supply to tannery zone urged

Textile sector to protest theft surcharge

B RECORDER

Senate body against making tax regime part of proposed AML

WHT on bank transactions: APAT to go on strike from Saturday

LCCI supports protest

Lack of pricing, standardisation system: Pak cotton fails to fetch good price in world market

APOSTCI APC rejects 0.3 percent WHT on bank transactions

Businesspeople concerned over poor performance of K-E

Controversial Sindh ST on rent

Increase in fee for urgent gas connection under study: SNGPL tells Senate body

High prices, hefty advance payments, etc: leading car makers asked to provide information

DAILY EXPRESS

Poor policies and system are the main factor of declining exports

Strike will be held from Karachi to Khyber on Wednesday against withholding tax

KCCI expressed concern on poor performance of K-Electric

Cyber crime act be approved form national assembly  


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 29, 2015

DAWN NEWS

FBR asked to speed up payment of refund claims

Three committees formed on WHT issue

Cellphone service providers agree to share data with police

THE NEWS

Govt forms three committees to resolve tax controversy

LCCIs request to FBR chairman

TDAP attends nine foreign trade fairs

B RECORDER

Withholding tax bodies formed to facilitate traders

Refund to KE consumers approved by Nepra

Industrial consumers IHC issues stay order against surcharges in power bills

FPCCI chief felicitated

WHT on bank transactions over 50 trade bodies decide to go on strike on August 1

Export-oriented sectors FBR urged to expedite work on refund claims

FBR decides to launch Withholding Tax Module of Iris

Verification of taxpayers status New SMS service for verification introduced

APTMA convenes emergent meeting today

Grant of NDMA PBC urges government to first resolve trade issues with India

Addressing citizens grievances amid monsoon rains KCCI urges administration to take steps on war footing

You cannot start with simple solutions

Credit Guarantee Scheme recoveries must be reimbursed in 10 days, banks told

DAILY EXPRESS

Govt and traders agreed to form 3 committees on bank transaction

Mobile Phone operators has increased internet charges

Sindh traders alliance warns strake on withholding tax

Lahore chamber demands earlier fund of cases

Culprit involved in forged invoices arrested


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 28, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Taxing non-filers

SBP allows free dollar import for two months

Talks on WHT inconclusive

Value-added textile exports rise to $4.5bn

High tax on services sector slammed

THE NEWS

A shining star in bureaucracy

Karachi no more attractive city for outsiders: WB report

India raises multiple visa limit for Pak businessmen

Why don’t we pay our taxes?

Sindh asks Centre to stop collecting its tax money

FBR empowers officials to initiate audit of non-filers, defaulters

WHT for non-filers not to apply on PRISM transactions

Poor infrastructure casts doubts on country’s plans to import gas

Service sector protests 8 percent WHT

FBR asked to extend WHT collection date

‘Govt should not increase gas tariff’

AL Habib offers high monthly returns

Traders announce countrywide strike on Aug 1

B RECORDER

Withholding tax: government, traders struggle to reach deal

Gas tariff: LCCI urges government to shelve plan of making hefty increase

Service sector: businessmen term 8 percent WHT on revenue a draconian law

India decides to issue three-year multiple visas to businesspeople

FPCCI chief for streamlining taxation System

Textile exports: APTMA chief concerned over continuing decline

Business guidelines: banks asked to strictly maintain fidelity and secrecy

WHT collection on registration of cars: FTO tells FBR to extend date up to August 31

Overseas Pakistanis: One-Window Facilitation Desk to work at JIAP from August 6

TDAP refutes allegations

Government urged to help resolve textile industry's issues

Economy on a treadmill

Monetary and fiscal policymaking Processes

DAILY EXPRESS

Decision taken to register large traders in sales tax

CNG association severely criticized on gas companies

Concern expressed on increase in gas tariff

KCCI disturb on forecast of heavy rain fall


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 27, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Special committee to take economic policy Decisions

19.5pc Internet tax: Punjab govt has no qualms about ‘backtracking’

Currency dealers enumerate ‘ills’ of tax

Monetary policy

Specifics of low revenue

Focus-shift to domestic market

B RECORDER

Filing income tax returns: FBR gives option to exporters to opt out of final tax regime

FBR clarifies tax rates

Maintaining policy rate: SBP's decision Hailed

Energy imperative

Rationalising number of holidays

July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018: Tax holiday allowed to new manufacturing units in KP & Balochistan

DAILY EXPRESS

Fudgeing detected in revenue data of departments of FBR

Loan of private sector declined by 43% in last fiscal year

TDAP adopted new excuse for declining trend in exports

Mobile Phone worth Rs 175 Billion imported last year

With holding tax transaction up to Rs 50,000/- not applicable 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 26, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Interest rate kept unchanged

Tax reforms proposals not yet finalised

THE NEWS

Govt urged to revamp tax authority

Central bank keeps key interest rate unchanged on inflation risk

Banking decline

SBP Target Rate steady at 6.5 percent

B RECORDER

Policy rate What is in store

Audit cases - to select IT returns not filed within due date

Section 148 of IT Ordinance tax exemption at import stage available on specified items

Banking companies to be charged four percent Super Tax

Policy rate remains unchanged at 6.5 percent

Salaried non-salaried, AoPs FBR reduces tax rates

DAILY EXPRESS

Decision taken to refund by 31st August to 5 Export oriented sector

Business community stressed need to expand tax net  


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 25, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Cellular firms told to discontinue Blackberry enterprise services

Traders plan strikes against tax on bank transactions

Trade leaders call for widening of tax net

THE NEWS

Massive decline in banks transactions

SBP concerned over foreign currencies shortage

TRC proposes FBR to train graduates to enhance tax base

Chance of another rate cut slim

TDAP participates in FILDA, 2015

LCCI wants withholding tax exemption

China manufacturing hits 15-month low

B RECORDER

Applicability of advance tax collection: LTU directed to meet representatives of Banks

LCCI for exempting all filers from 0.3 percent WHT

FPCCI sets up media centre to assist Journalists

Foreign currencies: SBP Governor concerned over artificial shortage

Traders divided over strike against bank Levy

MPS today: Cut in key policy rate likely

DAILY EXPRESS

Decision taken to formulate 5 year audit policy for tax payers

Commercial banks will provide dollars to exchange companies

Decision taken to make mandatory 4 years experience as executive members for SAARC president ship  


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 24, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Gas tariff hike summary not moved, NA committee told

Pakistanis hope for a better future

Cellular firms ‘fleecing users, evading taxes’

Withholding tax committee meets on Monday

OICCI slams plunge in FDI

Reserves at $18.68bn

THE NEWS

Customs rolls out online goods declaration filing system

OICCI concerned over deteriorating foreign investment

Forex reserves surge to $18.67 billion

KE proposes Re0.46/kWh tariff cut

‘Stagnant exports, increased imports to weaken rupee’

Govt urged to meet UN conventions to enhance exports

Punjab takes U-turn to tax mobile internet users

B RECORDER

'Raids on business premises will hamper collection'

500MMCFD of gas added to system in two years: NA body informed

Incentives will help boost textile exports to $26 billion by 2019

Government urged to contain falling Exports

Forex reserves surge by $88 million

Policy rate: What is in store?

Dar calls businessmen''s meeting on 27th at FBR

DAILY EXPRESS

Overseas investor’s confidence remains stand

Reserves at $18.68bn

Country will become default if steps are not taken to stop decaling trends in exports

All traders’ alliance convention will be held today at Lahore


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 23, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Afghanistan waives customs duty on Pakistani Goods

THE NEWS

Holiday bonanza

Current account deficit shrinks 27pc to $2.28 billion

SHC orders FBR officials to respond to alleged favouritism

Monetary policy on July 25

‘Prudent fiscal policy uplifts economy, reduces inequality’

B RECORDER

Increased power generation, end of Ramazan: industry exempted from load Shedding

Non-tax filers to pay extra annual vehicle token fee

Business community urges government to rationalise number of holidays

MPS on Saturday: policy rate likely to stay Unchanged

Fiscal Year 2015: current account balance down 27 percent

DAILY EXPRESS

POL price likely to be reduced up to Rs 5.60

Govt gained though tax on bank transaction from non filer

Monetary policy to be announced on Saturday


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 22, 2015

THE NEWS

FBR records 22,000 new returns as govt slaps tax on non-filers

B RECORDER

Bank transactions: PCGA rejects 0.3 percent WHT

Section 204-A of CompaniesOrdinance: ''listed companies bound to appoint independent share registrars''

DAILY EXPRESS

Resentment amongst citizens on over billing by K-Electric

FBR team will visit Dubai on 26th July to hold meeting VAT

Decision taken to give incentives to textile sector in textile policy

Holiday’s culture to be reduced

Sindh Traders decided to go to court against K-Electric 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 21, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Taxing housewives

Sindh collects Rs6.3bn stamp duty

Multiple taxes on export industry

Opaque govt liabilities

Focus on non-filers of tax returns

Outlook for Indian synthetic textile sector

Stagnant exports

THE NEWS

An economy of contradictions

Govt approves upfront tariff for coal-run power plant

Trade bodies seek proposals to enhance exports

B RECORDER

E-commerce industry needs some fixes as appropriate actions

Government to increase textile exports to $26 billion

Theft of taxpayers'' confidential data: FTO''s key recommendations still pending

SSGC, SNGPL seek 45 percent increase in gas price

DAILY EXPRESS

Export could not reach to 24 billion dollar in Fiscal Year 2014-15


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 18, 2015

DAWN NEWS

SBP report card

THE NEWS

Govt to charge variable sales tax from CNG stations

B RECORDER

Recovery suit: FBR team urges court to set aside order

Driving licences: Mobile van service shelved

Senate body decision on GIDC hailed

Total investment jumps to $38.3 billion in 2014-15

DAILY EXPRESS

Pakistans share dropped by 20% in world textile market

Comprehensive report on tax of 5 years ready to be presented before parliament

State Bank of Pakistan stressed restarted import Items

10 years plan to be prepared for SMES development

KATI stressed need to improve working of metrological department


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 17, 2015

DAWN NEWS

SBP hopeful of economic growth, praises govt Strategy

Trade deficit widened to $22bn in FY15

THE NEWS

Govt’s reliance on loans remains: SBP

Structural problems risk to economic growth: SBP

Trade deficit swells 11pc to $22.095bln

Forex reserves fall to $18.71 billion

Govt urged for reforms in property tax regime

B RECORDER

SBP asks government to focus on structural rigidities: third quarterly report for Fiscal Year 2015

Dwindling exports: no strong recovery in Sight

PKR appreciation: no credible evidence of impact on exports

Textile industries facing difficulties: Bilwani

Toll manufacturing: FBR set to conduct tax assessment from next month

PRA issued notices: LHC stays ST on internet services

Nepra okays refund of Rs 2.68 per unit: domestic consumers using up to 300 units won''t benefit

June trade deficit up 3.39 percent YoY

Forex reserves dip by $125 million

Renting of immovable property: service Providers asked to e-register with SRB


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 16, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Nepra report assails KE over violations, Deficiencies

FDI plummets 58pc to $709m

LSM grew 5.9pc in May

LCCI slams holidays

THE NEWS

Textile industry losing market

KPCCI election schedule announced

PCGA rejects 0.3pc tax on bank transactions

FDI falls 58 percent to $709.3 million in FY15

LSM grows 3.3 percent in 11 months

FBR imposes conditions on supply of electricity, gas

Nine out of 10 Pakistanis live in poverty: PEW

B RECORDER

DAILY EXPRESS

Foregn direct investment declined by 58.2%

IMF proposed integrated system of I.T. in F.B.R


Textile sector''s share drops to 1.8 percent: wrong policy brings value-added sector to brink of disaster: PAF


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 11, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Banks to refund deducted WHT

SBP calls for smooth functioning of ATMs

THE NEWS

NAB probing two cases of over Rs130 billion ‘illegal’ money

Crisis in textile industry_ Facts and fiction (II)

Reduction in WHT ratio to hit revenue collection by Rs10 bnBy Mehtab Haider

FBR makes wealth statement mandatory for taxpayers

FTO takes notice of service companies’ tax issue

Entrepreneurs advised planning to tackle climate change

B RECORDER

Indias industrial output slows

Uninterrupted ATM services, fresh currency

TDAP for opening official banking channels with Russia

Super Tax for TY15: no credit of brought forward losses to be allowed

DAILY EXPRESS

State Bank of Pakistan instructed banks not to deduct withholding tax

Electric tariff refaced by Rs.1.86 announced

Rs.100-Fixed sad pep fit per head this year

F.B.R COULD NOT alcove tax target efforts


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 10, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Banking transactions tax halved till Sept 30

Withholding tax

Reserves at $18.71bn

SECP aims to prevent corporate disputes

THE NEWS

Govt, traders agree to set WHT to 0.3pc

SAFTA body tries to promote trade among regional states

Foreign exchange reserves hit all-time high of $18.714 billion

LTU Karachi achieves revenue collection target of Rs898 billion

Experts ask govt to stop rewarding tax evaders

B RECORDER

Bank transactions: government decides to reduce contentious WHT to 0.3 percent

Inquiry being finalized without hearing complainant?

SECP taking measures to prevent corporate disputes

FBR urged to issue income tax return forms in Urdu

Our ability to repay

Forex reserves hit record $18.7 billion mark

DAILY EXPRESS

Supreme court stopped recovery of surcharge on electric bills in one instalment

Penalty on late payment of sales tax been increased by 400 %

Forex reserves increased by 51 crore 31 lacs dollars


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 09, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Dar sets up committee on banking transactions Tax

5,000 companies registered in FY15

India, US to sign tax pact

Meningitis vaccination mandatory for Haj visa

Karachiites suffer night-long electricity Breakdown

Cellphone services may be suspended in three cities today

THE NEWS

Crisis in textiles industry: Facts and fiction (1)

Night of misery

Diabetes, heart disease together causes early death: Study

Dar forms committee to resolve WHT issue

Pakistan, Korea reach formal accord to start FRA study

Norwegian firm to set up 150MW solar plants in Pakistan

B RECORDER

19-man panel to review bank levy: WHT may be scaled down to 0.3 percent

Country may miss cotton sowing target

Tax on bank transactions: AKTI threatens to launch protest

Withdrawal of 8 percent min tax: service sector issues 72-hour deadline

The ECL challenge

FTO sends case of forged taxpayers' signatures to FIA

Cell phone services may be suspended today

DAILY EXPRESS

Order issued to N.T.N. Number to get BIO Metric verified

Committee formed on tax on banks transaction

F.P.C.C.I Expressed concern on calling production data from 25 Sectors

Disputed tax

Investigation will be done on pak-Korea free Trade Agreement


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 08, 2015

DAWN NEWS

International Trade Exhibition MEGA SHOW

International Trade Exhibition TEXWORLD

Exchange reserves

Wilful defaulters to face the music, says SECP

Dar moves to pacify traders on cash withdrawal tax

Sindh Sales Tax on Services

THE NEWS

Markets closed in Punjab to protest withholding tax

Govt under pressure by traders on WHT

Taxing banking

Bad tax

Listed companies advised to follow new securities law

Businessmen warn of go-slow against new tax

ABAD laments double taxation

Govt urged to weigh risks, benefits for India trade

Commerce Ministry dismisses appeal

B RECORDER

Banking instruments of non-filers: government decides not to withdraw 0.6 percent WHT

Bank transaction tax under attack

PCGA for immediate withdrawal ofWHT

Bank transactions: FPCCI chief seeks withdrawal of 0.6 percent WHT

Nisar directs Nadra to place online CNIC application system

Accord signed to readjust Labour inspection System

Online 'E' form for exporters launched

Traders protest 0.6 percent WHT on bank Transactions

Test of PML-N's political will!

Countrywide protests continue: Unfazed government to keep charging 0.6 percent WHT for a year

Wilful defaults: SECP to take major enforcement action

DAILY EXPRESS

Partial strike against withholding tax in Karachi and other cities

Talk on free trade agreement with South Korea starts today

3 years trade policy ready 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 07, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Traders up in arms over tax on bank Transactions

Tax on bank transactions: Traders’ bodies divided over agitation plan

Energy crisis ‘too complex to be solved overnight’

Senate body okays changes in trade remedy Laws

Protest over unscheduled CNG closures

THE NEWS

PHC extends stay against GIDC for six months

Whistleblower policy made part of tax laws; Customs excluded

KATI, TDAP urge PM to withdraw tax on bank transactions

Sindh needs finances not assurance, CM tells Center

FBR introduces new procedure for exemption certificate

‘New tax on bank transactions a tyrannical act’

B RECORDER

Advance adjustable tax: FBR allows banks to deposit collection by July 31

Where is the new gas tariff?

Textile: Nails in the coffin

WHT on banking transactions: Prime Minister's intervention sought

Banking transactions: LCCI urges Dar to withdraw tax

MCCI for immediate withdrawal of WHT

APCNGA, KTI end protest following assurance by SSGC

Service providers Imposition of 8 percent minimum tax rejected

Companies Ordinance: section 242 mandates a firm to file accounts in 30 days: SECP

Dual taxation, fiscal evasion: Finance Act expands scope of agreements

Will new STPF yield desired results?

Tax on banking instruments: only parliament can undo the law

Three bills: Commerce ministry forwards Amendments

0.6 percent WHT: FBR asks banks to ensure deduction from non-filers

Crucial meeting tomorrow

WHT on bank transactions: Faisalabad traders to observe strike today

DAILY EXPRESS

Small traders started protest on tax on bank transaction

Negotiation succeeded after protest on gas closure

Surprise on collection of Rs 100 Billion in one day by FBR

Decision taken for restructuring of TDAP  

Prime Minister should stop tax on bank transaction


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 06, 2015

DAWN NEWS

SBP introduces SMS service for issuance of new currency notes

Powerloom workers deride govt over ‘unscheduled’ outages

Legal cover for whistleblowers

Underground water reserves under threat

THE NEWS

SBP starts SMS service to get fresh currency notes on Eidul Fitr

KP business community wants tax on transactions withdrawn

New income tax return form 2015

B RECORDER

Piqued by lower exports government mulls new STPF

KCCI opposes traders' protest on July 7

Undistributed 'reserves' of public company: new tax will not be applicable on scheduled banks, modarabas

Imposition of withholding tax termed unfair

OECD upgrades Bangladesh country rating by one notch

ST refund of Rs 24.895 million: footwear manufacturer approaches FTO

K-E fails to deliver despite getting cheap gas: PEW

Monitoring documentation: FBR decides to establish two new units

DAILY EXPRESS

0.6% will be deducted on withdrawal of cash over Rs 50,000/-

Centre also imposed tax on use of internet

Draft of new trade policy sent cabinet for approval


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 05, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Cut use of electricity, govt advises consumers

Tax on cash withdrawals stokes dollar demand

FTO decides 72pc cases in favour of taxpayers

Court seeks Baldia factory fire reinvestigation report by Aug 1

THE NEWS

APBF opposes 0.6 percent withholding tax

B RECORDER

Ministry for minimal use of ACs in nexttwo Days

Banking transactions: FPCCI urges government to withdraw WHT immediately

LCCI to approach govt for waiver of new tax

DAILY EXPRESS

K-Electric will go to court on increasing 50% tariff for domestic consumers 

Tax on bank transaction

Tax should be withdrawn on bank transaction

Work started on branding at international level 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 04, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Nepra raises tariff for Karachi’s domestic Consumers

‘Pakistan must reduce indirect taxes’

Aptma wants cut in cost of doing business

Only one in 10 homes in rural India has fridge

THE NEWS

Nepra revises power tariff for K-Electric consumers

NA approves use of CNIC for filing income tax returns

Aptma’s ‘voluntary closure’ option for mills mulling strike

‘FBR should revisit its policy’

B RECORDER

Domestic consumers: Tariff of K-Electric raised by 20 to 80 percent with subsidy cut

Bank statements: FTO asks FBR to do away tax officer's power

GSP plus status boosts country's exports by 20 percent: PBC

'Pakistan's economic turnaround a better reform story than India's'

SBP to phase out all remaining old design notes

FBR issues draft Electronic Return Form

DAILY EXPRESS

Electric tariff for Karachi increased by 20% to 80 %

Business community lodged protest on levying tax on bank transaction

FBR to be locked if Govt want to incase revenue

Commissioner Karachi took notice of change in gas schedule


 

TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 03, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Makers of 52 items bound to give FBR production data

Govt assures IMF of more tariff adjustments

Lowering trade barriers essential to tackle Poverty

Reserves at $18.2bn

Significant economic progress within Pakistan’s reach, says IMF

PTEA asks govt to revive textile sector

THE NEWS

Govt to take additional measures to overcome revenue shortfall

Govt slaps 5 percent tax on foreign education fee

Forex reserves hit four-year high of $18.20 billion

Global cotton prices likely to remain stable in 2015/16

Emirates launches new feature

B RECORDER

Future of energy surcharges: Nepra law can be amended, IMF assured

Textile industry: PTEA for creating stable environment

Premier urged to take stock of situation: 30 percent voluntary closure of mills reported: APTMA chief

Expediting bilateral trade: US diplomat vows full support to LCCI chief

Power crisis to be over by 2017: Dastgir

ST Special Procedure explained: WHT must be deposited by 15th of each month: FBR

Banking transactions: HCCI seeks withdrawal of tax

Reserves reach $18.2 billion mark

Transportation services: Centre asks provinces to defer imposition of ST

Illusive revenue targets

Power consumption: two textile units' zero- rating facility withdrawn

Manufacturers of 52 major commodities/items: production data to be provided to FBR

What is Pakistan's contribution to AIIB?

DAILY EXPRESS

Pakistan become attractive country for investment due to low mark up rate

Reserves at $18.2bn

Concentration on exports only for Europe be not given

Lawlessness is now under control path of progress started

LCCI expressed concern on tax through bank transaction 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 02, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Low interest rate fails to boost car financing

SBP opens Twitter account

THE NEWS

FBR fails to meet ‘thrice downward revised’ tax collection target

Exposure to TV can disrupt child’s cognitive grwth

TRTA team meets LCCI president

LCCI censures FBR measures

B RECORDER

GST on industrial inputs raised to three Percent

Duty exemption on yarn inputs Withdrawn

Forex reserves hit record $18.5 billion Mark

Relations with India in deep freeze: Dastgir

Notices under SRO 608 aimed at harassing traders: PIAF

Trade team discusses core issues with LCCI chief

Contravention cases: lower limit raised to Rs 20,000, collectors told

Securities Act 2015: Sections 220 to 224 of Companies Ordinance stand repealed

Purchasing from non-active taxpayers: government departments, autonomous bodies barred

Manufacturers FBR to issue temporary ST registrations within 72 hours

Transfers, postings in FBR

GSP Plus status Call for reducing utility tariffs, cost of doing business

Rise in forex reserves

Taxes on consumption

FBR clarifies

DAILY EXPRESS

SBP opens Twitter account

Rules made easier for remittance of medical treatment and education at abroad

Forex reserves hit record $18.5 billion Mark


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: July 01, 2015

DAWN NEWS

Ministry’s move for oil price increase rejected

SBP tightens forex transfer rules for students, Patients

FBR fails to meet thrice-revised target of Rs2.6tr

LCCI criticises raids for tax

KE reverses loadshedding plan

THE NEWS

Karachi and climate change

Exposure to sunlight causes wrinkles, cancer

President accords assent to Finance Bill 2015

FBR withdraws regulatory duties on POL products

Govt urged to devise diaspora strategy to accelerate economy

Private sectors urged to enhance Pak-China trade

Barcode made mandatory on income tax notices

B RECORDER

President signs Finance Act

Non-filer: banks must collect advance adjustable tax

CNICs of individuals to be treated as NTNs

Prime Minister rejects summary on petroleum prices

FBR collects Rs 2,580 billion during July-June 2014-15

LCCI voices concern over FBR's 'antibusiness' Measures

Imposition of 5 percent ST by Sindh government: APOTA warns of wheel-jam strike

FBR directs LTUs, RTOs: no income tax notice without bar code to be issued from today

Marketing, capacity-building of garment technology institutes: JICA to provide technical assistance to Textile Ministry

Textile turmoil

11 customs notifications issued

DAILY EXPRESS

FBR will start biometric sales tax registration from today

Due to late arrival of FBR staff tax payers are in distress

Criticism on Asian infrastructure investment bank has no justification

FBR will issue computerized tax notices from toady

Establishment of Asian infrastructure bank