Sindh Minister for Excise and Taxation & Narcotics Control and Parliamentary Affairs Mukesh Kumar Chawla has said that during current fiscal year Sindh Excise Department has recovered Rs. 36482.454 million from July 2018 to December 2018 while in the same period during last financial year Rs. 30003.738 million were collected.
This he said while presiding over a meeting here in his office today. Secretary Sindh Excise and Taxation & Narcotics Control Abdul Rahim Shaikh, Director General Excise and Taxation Shabbir Ahmed Shaikh and other directors also attended the meeting.
While briefing the meeting, Director General Shabbir Ahmed Shaikh told that Rs. 3542.790 million were recovered in term of Motor Vehicle Tax, Rs. 28579.517 million in Infrastructure Cess and Rs. 247.384 million in professional tax were recovered. He added, ‘Rs. 146.496 million in Cotton fee, Rs. 1375.132 million in property tax and Rs. 32.039 million in term of Entertainment Duty while remaining amount was recovered in terms of various taxes ‘.
On this occasion Sindh Minister for Excise and Taxation & Narcotics Control and Parliamentary Affairs Mukesh Kumar Chawla asked officers to work harder and bring improvement in collection of property tax.
He also expressed satisfaction over overall recovery of the taxes and asked the officers to issue computerazied challans instead of manual challans for property tax.