News Clipping - Archives September 2014


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 30th-September-2014

AERARI

Daily Market Update

DAWN NEWS

Cut in prices of petroleum products likely

Confident consumers

Dollar falls, but fails to satisfy market

Dar reiterates ‘trade not aid’ mantra

SNGPL stops supply to textile, transport sectors

THE NEWS

Govt asks IMF to abandon demand for 7pc raise in power tariff

Indian NTBs nullify tariff concessions

Concern expressed over manual income tax refunds

Free money transfer offer

‘New textile policy soon’

Solidarity committee to finalise proposals for labour laws

B RECORDER

'Major policy reforms being introduced to double exports by 2018'

Trade not aid, guiding principle for government: Dar

LCCI office-bearers to assume charge Today

SNGPL asked to prepare gas load management plan for winter

Indian HC calls for enhancing two-way Trade

Transfer pricing, tax evaders and IT: HMRC UK to assist FBR on tax reform Initiatives

Light sentence to masterminds of illegal tax adjustment scam: President endorses FTO's ruling to probe into nonfiling of appeal

Number of non-filers to be reduced: new benchmarks set for LTUs, RTOs

DAILY EXPRESS

Federal minster of water and power declared Textile sector as corporate beggar

Disputes between India and Pakistan can be reduced through trade

KATI facilitate KCCI office bearers

ITHEAD Air ways will introduce new flight between Karachi-Abodhabi


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 29th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

No CNG for at least a week

Labour’s rights

THE NEWS

Knitwear units threaten closure if gas not supplied

B RECORDER

Sales tax recovery: LHC grants stay against direct show-cause notices 

Private sector credit

India turns to nuclear as energy crisis Deepens

Businessmen of South Punjab slam gas Policy

DAILY EXPRESS

To make Karachi businesses friendly have to work together

Action will be taken against tax evaders on wrong statement


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 28th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

Gas development cess

SBP intervenes to keep dollar below Rs103

Asian economies tend to be trade-restrictive

KCCI elects new president

THE NEWS

SSGC suspends gas supply to industries for a week

Revenue body directs action against corrupt officials

Businessmen to register with SECP, FBR, EOBI at LCCI

KCAA seeks amendment to Customs Act

Tanners fear snatching of hides, skins

B RECORDER

SSGC asks industrial, captive power customers to strictly follow Sunday closure

Iqbal Hassan elected unopposed MCCI President

'Physical One Stop Shop' to be set up to facilitate company-related registrations: FBR, SECP, EOBI, LCCI sign MoU

Profits or gains: payments made under GIDC to be allowed as ''''admissible expenditure''''

DAILY EXPRESS

Large scale manufacturing production increased by 1.14% in July 2014

Plan made to promote traditional textile

KCCI election all candidates of BMG elected UN opposed

Indian High commissioner to visit Islamabad chamber tomorrow 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 27th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

Overbilling in the dark

Returns date extended to Oct 31

THE NEWS

‘Sit-ins caused Rs210 billion debt increase, hampering investment flows’

SECP initiates 42 show-cause proceedings

LCCI elects office-bearers

KCCI invited in Bahrain summit

B RECORDER

Political impasse adversely affected economy: MoF

Last date of renunciation/payment

Electricity bills: experts for reviving slab Facility

Ijaz A Mumtaz elected President LCCI

APPMA-Northern Zone: Businessmen Group wins all seats

Banks, NIFT to collect taxes till 8pm: FBR

Tax returns: PTBA concerned over efiling

Customs border force: panel on tax reforms mandated to suggest measures

Cut in global trade forecast

Fake textile ''''manufacturers'''': FBR to cancel STRNs of commercial importers

Banks must print cheque books, security stationery on CBS-1 paper: SBP


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 26th-September-2014

AERARI

Daily Market Update 

DAWN NEWS

Tax reforms body constituted

Reserves fall

FBR selects 77,500 returns for FY13 audit

24-hour CNG closure

THE NEWS

FBR selects 77,500 cases for tax audit

India’s 100 richest now all billionaires

Fruits, vegetables linked to mental well-being!

Rs49 bn gas losses to be recovered from users

TDAP scam: Gilani, Fahim to appear in court on Oct 16

Forex reserves slip 1.6pc

Shipping lines urged to set up offices at dry ports

PTBA demands extension in tax returns filing date

Chinese team visits Aptma office

FPCCI calls for expediting signing of BIT with US

B RECORDER

33 percent power tariff hike swelled average bill by 42 percent

Forex reserves down $220 million

Tax collection: NIFT to provide special clearing facility on September 30

Filing income tax returns/wealth statements: FBR extends date till October 31

Export to France registers 13 percent growth: French envoy

FBR picks 77,500 cases for audit in six Categories

India's 100 richest now all billionaires: Forbes

FPCCI calls for expediting signing of BIT with US

DAILY EXPRESS

Decision taken not increase electric tariff

TDAP scandal Yousuf Raza and Amin Fahim being called in next hearing

Filing of income tax return date extended till 30th October

Tax reforms body constituted

Korea stressed Pakistan companies to enhance trade and investment

Pak us trade ties to be increased future 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 25th-September-2014

AERARI

Daily Market Update

DAWN NEWS

Sit-ins sitting on $34bn Chinese investment

Nepra allows 29 paisa per unit cut in tariff

Gas infrastructure cess

Poor port services causing losses to exporters

Private sector shunted out of credit market

BD has become hub of gold smuggling: official

Snowden, Asma bag „alternative Nobel

No plan to increase power tariff, says finance minister

THE NEWS

It’s official: Even tax collectors don’t pay tax

MKRMS seminar on World Heart Day

Govt not going to raise power tariff by 7pc: Dar

Pakistan, India in talks on LNG deal

Banking spread reaches nine-year low at 5.75pc

FPCCI concerned over mishandling of containers at ports

Baig meets TDAP CEO

‘Gas closure to hit textile units’

Tax facilitation kiosks established

B RECORDER

Discos' tariff slashed by 29 paisa

THE RUPEE: slight fluctuations

Hajj on Friday October 3

Collection of anti-dumping duties: no intimation from NTC for five months: FBR

Chinese investors want to initiate joint ventures: LCCI told

Disconnecting gas in winter to play havoc: APTMA chief

14 Tax Facilitation Kiosks set up

Indian rupee hits one-week low

Accelerated deprecation, tax credit: Companies required to pay 17 percent ACT of accounting profits

TY13 audit cases: FBR to hold computer balloting today

Cotton market: ginners indulge in panic Selling

Khalil Qaiser elected as PYMA chairman

Baig calls on TDAP CEO

Government to collect budgeted Rs 145 billion for fiscal year 2015: President signs GIDC Ordinance

Rasheed Janmohammad elected BQATI President

DAILY EXPRESS

GID CESS declared illegal again imposed through ordnance

Profit on national savings scheme to be determined on every 2 moths

FPCCI condemns mishandling of containers at ports 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 24th-September-2014

AERARI

Daily Market Update

DAWN NEWS

Ordinance planned for recovery of Rs100bn gas cess

Continuation of power subsidies will hamper growth, court told

Pakistan, Australia eying trade at $1bn

Rs2,810bn revenue target too ambitious: report

TDAP chief urges Saarc to go the EU way

THE NEWS

PM okays promotion of woman FBR officer purely on merit

Ordinance on cards to continue cess collection from gas consumers

Entrepreneurs struggle with rising cost of doing business

‘Lifestyle Pakistan expo received huge response’

B RECORDER

Power consumers billed for 45 days instead of 30 days

LCCI election: PIAF-FA wins all eight seats of Associate Class

Energy constraints lead to decline in exports: APTMA

Decimal coins: SBP reminds public

Services of Corps Commander, DG Rangers lauded

A move long overdue

No gas for CNG, industrial sectors in winter: Abbasi

DAILY EXPRESS

Gas loadshedding will continue in winter

Due to sit in export target of 35 billion dollar will not be achieved

Pak Australian Trade will be enhanced up to 1 billion dollar


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 23rd-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

Industrial output shows 1.14pc growth

PHMA polls

Aptma elects central chairman

THE NEWS

Ban on jobs lifted, inflated bills annoy PM

Trade council calls for repeal of 17pc sales tax

Random audit to catch tax evaders

State Bank issues criteria to identify fitness of banknotes

Pakistan’s large population without mobile internet

APTMA elects new central chairman

Textile city termed great project

‘US providing necessary assistance to Pakistan’

B RECORDER

Power consumers: audit companies to examine overcharging claims

PHMA North Zone elects office-bearers

S M Tanveer elected central chairman APTMA

Random computer balloting: 'selection of cases for audit not to cause any discrimination’

Audit cases for TY13: FBR excludes certain categories of cases from random computer ballot

PCJCCI president hails revival of textile city project

PHMA elects office-bearers for 2014-15

MPS: A judgement based on observable Phenomena

'NDMA from India more vital before MFN status’

Tax Year 2013: Audit cases to be selected through random computer ballot

DAILY EXPRESS

Ban lifted on new appointments 

Due to terrorism investment reduced in Pakistan

FBR announced audit polity 2014

Exhibition titled AALISHAN PAKISTAN will be held around the world

FPCCI Express concerns on decline of Exports

Businessmen and industrialists should not be depressed due to political unrest

Traders should united to eliminate crimes from Karachi


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 22nd-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

KE meter policy

Textiles’ export potential stifled

Negative list impacts

THE NEWS

POL prices may be reduced from Oct 1

B RECORDER

Dubai property prices show signs of Cooling

MCCI rejects SBP monetary policy Stance

Delayed issuance of IT refunds: compensation to be computed from date of assessment order: ATIR

DAILY EXPRESS

NADRA failed to issue honor cards to 500 respected tax payers

Monterey policy announced

All conditions set by IMF have been fulfilled loons


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 21st-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

Policy rate unchanged at 10pc

Power sector billing blues

Textile, clothing exports fall in July-August

State Bank keeps interest rate unchanged

THE NEWS

Political crisis, floods threat to economy: SBP

Central bank keeps policy rate stable at 10pc to spur growth

Businessmen reject status quo

B RECORDER

Policy rate unchanged at 10 percent, but easing bias remains

Lasbela Chamber flays SBP for not cutting discount rate

DAILY EXPRESS

State bank announced monetary policy discount rate remained 10%

 

Textile exports declined by 5.24% with 2 month

41 companies participated in TAX WORLD exhibition

13 Pakistani companies to participate in TAX WORLD Istanbul

Asif Maqsood Tipu of APTMA appointed as coordinator

French lady adopted unique way of protest in high tare of tax

Crack down in tax evaders agreed international level 

 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 20th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

Malaysian envoy invites KCCI

Current account gap widens to $1.4bn

Massive over-billing by power companies

FPCCI seeks cut in policy rate

Tax facilitation centres

THE NEWS

Half of Pakistan population lives in poverty: UN report

Discos fleece consumers through overbilling: report

Current account deficit widens by 136pc to $1.3 billion

Revenue body, banks fail to resolve issue

B RECORDER

6,000 megawatts shortfall: there''s dramatic increase in loadshedding, ministry concedes

APTMA Punjab rejects increase in Loadshedding

PCAA holds feast to muster maximum support: LCCI polls on September 22 and 23

Income tax returns: FBR establishes more than 200 kiosks/TFCs

Transfers, postings in FBR

July-August current account deficit soars to $1.37 billion

Two percent WHT levy on property: budgetary ''taxpayer card'' measure implemented

Country fails to take full advantage of GSP Plus status

DAILY EXPRESS

Citizens are compelled to pay excess bill of electricity

FPCCI demands cut in discount rate

FBR has set up 200 facilitation center

July-August current account deficit soars to $1.37 billion

Business worth of crore of rupees executed in AALISHAN Pakistan

Foreign reserves increased by 7 crore 69 lacs dollar

KCCI invited in “In trade Malaysia”


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 19th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

Dar rules out easy access to billions in Swiss banks

Debt market pendulum

President’s utility

Interest rate likely to remain unchanged

Expo Pakistan postponed

Reserves rise

Zero-rating facility

THE NEWS

Say cheese!

SBP likely to keep policy rate stable amid floods, political turmoil

Forex reserves rise to $13.52bn

Pakistan, UK sign deal to nab tax evaders

Customs rationalises exemptions to increase collection

LNG deal with Pakistan soon: Indian HC

Customs conditions for clearance

‘Govt to add 16,564MW to national grid by 2018’

CPLC unit launched in Korangi

B RECORDER

MPS tomorrow

Over $672 million foreign inflows received so far

No tangible proposal to reopen Karachi, Mumbai consulates: Indian envoy

CPLC opens office in Korangi

Punjab-based textile mills: APTMA chief voices concern over rise in loadshedding

Nepra clarification

Nine Lahore textile, dying units ST imposed on gas, power supply

Forex reserves up by $110 million

Abu Dhabi-Karachi route: Etihad Airways to offer double daily service from November 18

KE not collecting fuel adjustment charges: spokesman

Poor law, order situation: people may turn to social bodies to offer 'qurbani'

MoU signed HMRC-UK to provide assistance to FBR

Decline in exports

Overcharging in electricity bills

Review of suspended SRO351(I)/2014: FBR clueless about Dar-announced body

DAILY EXPRESS

Cabinet likely to approve refund of excess bailing of electricity

Income from new taxes levied on electricity bills will be transferred to FBR

New monetary policy will be announced tomorrow

FPCCI declared new tax return form impracticable

SBP will announce monetary policy tomorrow

Due to political unrest expo Pakistan deferred for 3 moths

Indian High Commissioner stressed need on opening trade links 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 18th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

OICCI concerned over 37pc drop in FDI

EOBI plans health insurance

KCCI role sought in valuation rulings

THE NEWS

India, China aim to boost trade volume to $100 billion by 2015

Saving a dying sector

Asia’s billionaires turning richer!

Political crisis could harm Pak economy: ADB president

Economy may shrink by 50 percent after devastating floods

Nepra tweaks tariff determination procedure

OICCI concerned over dismal FDI inflows

‘Pakistan only country without subsidy for cotton producers’

Dhaka to host Denim Expo in November

Etihad adds daily flight to Karachi

LCCI elections on 22nd

Pensioners to get medical facilities from EOBI’s insurance company

B RECORDER

Suspended ST registration: companies should not be included in voters list of chambers: DGTO

Underinvoicing termed 'a major issue'

July-August 2014: OICCI expresses dismay over $87 million poor FDI inflow

Shabbir made chairman of FPCCI's standing body on CNG

Nepra Act 1997 violated, accepts Khilji

Illusion of permanent liquidity

Flood tax: no proposal under consideration: FBR

DAILY EXPRESS

Customs agreed to disuse valuation issues with traders

Foreign investors stressed for good governance

Zakaria Usman Started efforts for Eco monetary union

Political crisis could harm Pak economy ADB president

Dhaka to host Denim Expo in November


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 17th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

LNG import: some questions

New rules for filing of tax returns notified

Pakistani fabrics exhibition in Paris

Meezan Bank’s report in Arabic

THE NEWS

China FDI falls to lowest in at least two-and-a-half years

Customs seizes smuggled goods worth Rs39m

Attack on ICCI president condemned

B RECORDER

Duly signed audit report a must under the law: SECP

FTO's findings may be examined in light of Ombudsman Reform Act: FBR tells field formations

LPG price increased by Rs 10 per kg

'Safe City Project to be launched this week'

Textile City project reviewed

Restrictions on NPOs

Energy crisis: Availability, affordability of natural gas

DAILY EXPRESS

New income tax form issued

Assault on ICCI president condemned

3 dozen FBR officers transferred  


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 16th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

Imported LNG to help save billions: minister

Left behind as Asia forges ahead

Hydrocarbons discovered in Hala

FBR urged to outsource IT system

FDI falls by 37pc in July-Aug

New rules for advance tax on air tickets

THE NEWS

Eat CHIKOOS to prevent cancer

Foreign investment declined by 20 percent

Tax lawyers call for new automation system

PPL makes gas discovery

Electric equipment maker mulls relocation

Airlines to collect 5pc tax on tickets

SBP reminds public to exchange coins

B RECORDER

Banks bound under law that they must not accept scribbled notes

Power consumers: Minister, secretary come under harsh criticism over overbilling

Companies, AOPs: FBR uploads IT returns through E-FBR Web Portal

SBP reminds public to exchange decimal coins

India inflation hits five-year low but rates to stay high

Transfers, postings in FBR

Gas allocations – I

Tickets issued directly: Airlines told to collect advance tax on applicable rates

July-August net foreign investment down 20 percent

DAILY EXPRESS

Gas crisis will be over as LNG arrives

Transparency expressed apprehension on tariff of coal power plants

Foreign direct investment declined to 20% during July-August 

Procedure announced for deducting advance tax on Air Tickets 

Economic losseds will reach to 2 billion dollars by flood 

Currency Notes Bearing Slogans Will Not Be Legal Tenders 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 15th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

Whither regional trade

THE NEWS

Currency notes bearing slogans cease to be legal tender: SBP

Vitamin B1 deficiency can damage your brain

‘Sindh to have separate occupational health and safety laws’

B RECORDER

Banks will not accept currency notes with political slogans: SBP

APBUMA elects new office-bearers

Yarn dealers, stockists protest against Defaulters

Placing names of loan defaulters on ECL

Police manhandle ICCI President

DAILY EXPRESS

SOLAGANS if currency notes will not be acceptable

Summary sent to ECC to lift ban on new gas connection

More than 6 billion dollars will be spent on coal power plants

Due to restriction on US and Europe Pakistan exports to Russia likely to increase

FBR started verification of sales tax registration through GIS and GPS 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 14th-September-2014

THE NEWS

Tax defaulters to face jail, fine under new scheme

FBR mulls to investigate black money in import payments

China factory output growth near six-year low

Pakistan, India urged to eliminate informal trade

Export Development Group sweeps PHMA polls

B RECORDER

Export development group sweeps PHMA polls

Traders for launching crackdown against Extortionists

Signing of MoU between FPCCI, FICCI Pakistan seeks to open bank branches, resume flights

Video-conferencing facility launched on LCCI premises

DAILY EXPRESS

Big rush on 3rd day at AALISHAN Exhibition 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 13th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

Pakistan ‘least efficient innovator’ in Asia

THE NEWS

Diabetics at a higher risk of heart failure

Pakistan may set tough targets to lure IMF

Investment moot next month

TDAP corruption cases’ hearing put off till 25th

Emergency CNG station closure

B RECORDER

Supreme Court verdict on GIDC: government mulling filing review petition

WHT provisions do not apply to FTN holders: FBR

Pakistan possesses vast potential for Danish investment: envoy

TDAP hosts 'Aalishan Pakistan FashionShow' in New Delhi

Services, supplies: withholding agents still deducting tax at old rates

DAILY EXPRESS

International investment conference will be held on 27th October

Pakistan and India can bring trade revolution by increasing ties.

55 billion invested in textile sector during January to July


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 12th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

200mmcfd of imported LNG approved for CNG users

Exports drop by 6pc in July-August

Banks urged to finance SMEs

SECP to ease regulatory regime

THE NEWS

Two years on, families of victims yet to get justice and compensation

‘Effective unionisation essential for workers’ rights’

Pakistan mulls request to combine fifth and sixth IMF reviews: sources

Trade deficit rises by 28.26pc to $4.24 billion

Lending to SME sector falls to 6pc

Trade associations asked to provide details of members

Danish team due next month

Forex reserves decline

SECP relaxing regulations

Bancassurance exploring untapped insurance market

Another accused granted bail in TDAP scam case

B RECORDER

Government unable to reconcile circular Debt

Ministry allowed to import LNG for CNG Sector

Banks, DFIs: names of defaulters to be placed on ECL

Transfers and postings in FBR

SECP to ease regulatory compliance Regime

Punjab-based textile industry: loadshedding returns to 8 hours a day

Danish trade team to visit Pakistan soon: envoy

13 executive committee members of FCCI elected unopposed

Businessmen Group sweeps APTMA elections for sixth consecutive term

Clearance of fatty acid residue restricted to 'red channel'

Khurram Sayeed takes charge as acting President FPCCI

SBP holds workshop on PMYBL Programme: role of SME sector towards spurring economic growth highlighted

LPG price raised by Rs 15 per kg

DAILY EXPRESS

Trade deficit rises by 28.26pc to $4.24 billion

Forex reserves decline

High commissioner inaugurated in Delhi Aalishan Pakistan

Pilferage at port while clearance of consignments 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 11th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

From China, with love

Ports ministry urged to stop rising pilferage

Looming flood to hit Sindh price stability

‘Aalishan Pakistan’ goes to India

Expert says tsunami can „wipe outKarachi

THE NEWS

Swiss authorities dragging their feet on returning Pak money

Tsunami could ‘wipe out’ Karachi

Karachi can be ‘wiped out’ if hit by a tsunami

Commerce minister accuses protests of ravaging economy

Exhibitors await visa

Business community supports KE’s planned conversion to coal

B RECORDER

Tsunami could 'wipe out' Karachi

KCCI voices concern over incidents of goods' theft from ports

'No loans needed if tax-to-GDP ratio increases to 13 percent': FBR chief tells PCGA executive committee

Gas allocations

Debate over 'Chinese investment'

Misuse of Pak-China FTA: Rs 3.4 billion tax evasion unearthed in clearance of fabrics

Suttar takes charge as FPCCI's acting President

DAILY EXPRESS

State bank has called list of defaulters

There is no danger from Tsunami to Karachi

Free market excess to India not ended

Income tax bar declared new return form non practical   


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 10th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

Pakistan facing energy crisis

Floods may cause immense loss to economy

Dollar stabilises at Rs102

Tax reforms commission on the cards

Baldia tragedy fails to wake up govt to dangers workers face

THE NEWS

Two years on, Baldia factory owners yet to face justice

Textile sector attracts Rs55.64bn investment in first half 2014

India to revise GDP measurement next year

SECP allows companies to share documents via email

Firms asked to submit audit reports

New e-filing tax returns explained to OICCI members

Rs1bn allocated for SME development

New PBC chairman

B RECORDER

Government will extend support to textile sector: Punjab Governor

China to replicate model of Shanghai Free Trade Zone in Gwadar

Lesco failed to reduce additional hours' loadshedding: Punjab textile industry suffers from power supply shortage

Balance sheets, account and auditors report: SECP allows companies to send documents to members via email

Millions of Pakistanis out of tax net: FBR Chief

Bashir Ali takes over as new chairman PBC

Declaration module: FBR holds workshop for OICCI employees

PTA elects new office-bearers

DAILY EXPRESS

Letters to be written to factories on awareness of environment

Textile sector assured to get refund by 30th September

Abdullah Zaki leaves for India

Companies allowed to send documents via email

FBR detected tax evasion of Rs 70 core

Workshop on submission of return online


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 09th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

Mortgage refinance company being incorporated

305 firms enrolled in Aug

Issues in tax returns, wealth statement highlighted

THE NEWS

After Nawaz govt Financial balance, forex improved: FT

FBR urged to tweak tax return form

SECP registers 305 new companies

Customs to hold auction

UK to set up centers to promote bilateral trade

Dynamic industrial policy must to spur growth

B RECORDER

IMF talks inconclusive owing to turmoil, power tariff rise

Textile industry: APTMA chief demands uninterrupted power supply

'Economic achievements be projected to attract foreign investment': Dar tells HCs designate to Australia, UK

Tax treatment to NPOs: FBR seeks to carry out study on regulatory regime

KCCI delegation participates in'UKPakistan Trade Festival'

SECP registers 305 new limited liability firms in August

Sixth Export Trophy Awards ceremony: differences are not resolved on roads: Mamnoon

KTBA urges FBR to remove flaws from IT Return Form

US pre-clearance: Pakistan travelers enjoying CBP facility at Abu Dhabi Airport

OICCI survey

Politics and economy

Banks, DFIs: NPLs down by Rs 10 billion in 1HCY14

Shopping malls: FBR tells RTOs to compulsorily register retailers

DAILY EXPRESS

SECP registered 305 companies in last month

UK to establish business centre in 5 cities of Pakistan

Management went to India without getting endorsement visit for participants

KCCI participated in UK trade Festival

Pak High commissioners asked to motivate UK and Australian investors


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 08th-September-2014

AERARI

Market Update

DAWN NEWS

India to protect Pakistan expo after Hindutva threat

Changes likely in gas allocation policy

THE NEWS

India rejoices over $34 bn Japan investment

Export Challenges

B RECORDER

18 trade bodies to support UBG's panel in FPCCI elections

Flaws in CPI computation

''Tax Policy Formulation Cell'' in IR Wing Proposed

DAILY EXPRESS

Challenges towards economy increased   


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 07th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

Chinese whispers

Draft hydel power policy being made

Export of non-textile products dips

Public Notice 

THE NEWS

K-Electric to pass on benefit to consumers

‘FTAs must to promote economic growth in ECO region’

B RECORDER

Labour leaders urge government to scrape privatisation plans

Pakistan does not need aid but trade with US: Jalil Abbas Jilani

In lieu of Rs 35.743 billion refunds: FBR asked to issue bonds to banks

Experts highlight changes and amendments to I-T Return Form

DAILY EXPRESS

Pakistan should sign FATS with ECO countries

Severe criticism on FBR in all Pakistan chambers conference


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 06th-September-2014

DAWN NEWS

Economic loss

Tax defaulters

‘Turmoil may disrupt IMF disbursement’

Stand-off hampers business activities

KE rejects Nepra’s claims

THE NEWS

Ishtiaq Baig meets Moroccan FMCCI president

Protein linked to heart attack found

Pakistan’s political turmoil ‘credit negative’: Moody’s

Nepra raises penalties to Rs100 million

FBR detects short payment of sales tax worth Rs9.5 billion

Govt fails to comply with SC order banning gas cess

Political standoff hits investors’ confidence: survey

‘Postponement of Chinese president’s visit a setback’

‘Punjab Revenue Authority introduces business-friendly tax rules’

B RECORDER

Sit-ins cause Rs 500 billion loss: Minister

Xi cancels Pakistan trip, but India visit still on

LCCI polls: bodies representing industry announce support to PIAF- Founders Alliance

Decrease in fuel charges adjustment means 'over recovery' by company:Whistle Blower chief points out

Checking gas theft

Swiss Consul General meets TDAP Chief

Political crisis hurting economy: Businesspeople

Audit cases: Board-in-Council may approve procedure on September 10

DAILY EXPRESS

Driving license branches has been linked up

Chinese development bank will establish East Company in Pakistan

FBR has called meeting of board council on Wednesday

Moodys declares political uncertainty is bad for country’s economy

Political unrest shaken foreign company’s confidence

Postponement visit of Chinese president shaken county’s economy 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 05th-September-2014

AERARI

Daily Market Update

DAWN NEWS

Sit-in caused Rs547bn loss to economy so far: Govt

Pakistan to chair ECO chamber

Reserves slip to $13.57bn

THE NEWS

A severe blow to Pakistans economy

Exports down by 7.62pc on political turmoil

Forex reserves fall to $13.577 billion

ECO pledges to ease trade barriers

Pakistan should follow Chinas lead in SME sector

Denying workers’ rights hinders progress

B RECORDER

Some embassies have suspended visa services: FO

US embassy remains open

Improving tax compliance: FBR, Germany's GIZ agree to share Experience

FPCCI hosts EC, GA Meetings of ECO in Karachi

Delay in energy supplies: worries of textile industry pile up in Punjab

CA firms must work in fair, impartial manner: SECP

US Consulate, TDAP hold discussion on promoting labour compliance

Slow pace of targeted operation: Business community voices concern

FBR delaying refunds to meet first quarter revenue target!

SBP''''s reserves up by $165 million

DAILY EXPRESS

Forex reserves increased by 16 corre 42 lac dollar

Indian extremists want to cancel aalishan exhibition at Delhi

Zakaria Usman assumes office of ECO chamber

Swiss consul general visits Karachi chamber 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 03rd-September-2014

AERARI

Market Update

DAWN NEWS

Economic impact of street politics

Exporters concerned over delays in shipment

New tax forms

Promises to IMF in doubt as sit-ins sap economy

Factory fire victims to approach court for compensation

THE NEWS

Monkey showers Indian town with cash!

Businessmen challenge IGP’s claims of safer Karachi

SHC seeks Baldia fire victims’ DNA tests report

Pakistan seeks Swiss legal framework to recover stashed money

Pakistan to take over presidency of ECO CCI

National savings drops 34 percent in July

‘Govt fails to improve governance’

B RECORDER

IMF bailout package: turmoil could throw off course economic reforms

Swiss accounts: FBR team holds talks with tax authorities

Neighbouring countries: 'TDAP playing vital role in enhancing trade'

APTPMA voices concern over turmoil due to sit-ins

New audit policy: FBR plans to select 15 percent of total tax returns

Tax Year 2014: FBR issues three tax return forms for different categories

Businesspeople suggest APC to end political crisis

Finished articles, made-ups: imposition of 17 percent ST under SRO 1125(I) will promote illegal imports

IGP's assurance to KCCI

IMF's optimism

Computerised balloting: FBR to exclude certain categories of taxpayers for TY13 audit

DAILY EXPRESS

ECO chamber presidency will the Soon of Pakistan 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 02nd-September-2014

AERARI

Market Update 

DAWN NEWS

Water challenge

Private sector reluctant to borrow from banks

THE NEWS

Shun coffee, switch to tea!

24-hour CNG shutdown

Inflation eases to 14-month low, policy easing eyed

Apparel exports to EU up 25.18 percent in Jan-June

‘Leather exports continue to fall’

FBR asked to monitor assessments

Textile mills for equal power, gas outages

B RECORDER

FBR House shut as precautionary Measure

FBR to declare incomplete income tax returns as 'invalid': penalty may be imposed

LCCI's seminar on September 4

APTMA demands reduction in Loadshedding

Mauritius minister meets Pakistani Delegation

Nepra to hold public hearing on KElectric Plea

The economic cost of the two sit-ins

Banks asked to develop control systems to reduce frauds

Sales tax return: self-assessment amount of tax can only be altered through fresh assessment: LHC

DAILY EXPRESS

US dollar again exceeds RS 102/-

New income tax return form for individual and AOPS issued


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 01st-September-2014

AERARI

Market Update 

DAWN NEWS

Daily Froex Rates information form AERARI

Oil prices reduced by 1.3 per cent

Study says new heart drug reduces deaths by 20pc

Call to revisit Sindh Tenancy Act

Reality check

Local natural gas — immediate solution to power crisis

Sharp drop in river water flows

THE NEWS

Your face can reveal your heart condition!

Container economy

B RECORDER

Government accords great importance to business community: Sarwar

FPCCI condemns vandalism by PAT, PTI activists

Capital businessmen express deep concern over sit-ins

POL products' prices reduced

DAILY EXPRESS

FBR putting eyes close on evasion of two thousand billion rupees

Goods Transporters has stopped transmitting Goods from Karachi

Cotton rates increased by Rs 150

Govt reduced prices pf Petrol and diesel by Rs 1.41and 1.51 respectively