Chawla warns of action if Professional Tax target not met

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Staff Reporter Sindh Minister for Excise and Taxation & Narcotics Control and Parliamentary Affairs Mukesh Kumar Chawla has said that departmental action will be taken against those officers who fail to achieve recovery of Professional Tax in their areas as per given targets. This he said while presiding over a meeting here in his office on Tuesday. Secretary Excise and Taxation & Narcotics Control Abdul Halim Shaikh, Director General ET & NC Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, Director Excise Taxes Karachi Iqbal Ahmed Laghari and other officers also attended the meeting. He asked them to take all out efforts for the recovery of defaulting amount of Professional Tax and ensure the assigned target without fail, adding that to constitute teams for recovery of the taxes. Mukesh Kumar Chawla added, ‘Time has come that overall recovery of the taxes must be made up to the mark and all payments and assessment of the units/establishments must properly be incorporated along with documentary evidence and finalized by the DD/ETO concerned’. Mukesh Kumar Chawla asked the officers to maintain the record i.e. register, files and other relevant record in proper manner, asking them to chalk out a comprehensive plan for the recovery of the taxes.