Daily Archives: October 10, 2017

Income from pensioners benefit account liable to 10pc tax

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has said that persons deriving income from pensioners benefit accounts are required to pay income tax at the rate of 10 percent.

Chemical merchants reject proposed regulatory duty on 250 items

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KARACHI: Chemical merchants have rejected the decision of the government to impose regulatory duty on 250 imported items.

Dar directs FBR to ensure achieving tax collection target

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has appreciated officials of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for robust tax growth in tax collection in first quarter and directed to ensure achievement of fiscal targets in the remaining three quarters of fiscal year 2017/2018.

SBP issues green banking guidelines

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KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued Green Banking Guidelines (GBG) with a view to safeguarding against environmental risks emerging from banks and Development Financial Institutions (DFIs) business and operations.