KPRA holds workshop to increase tax compliance

Akhunzada Fazle Haq

To increase tax compliance and build capacity of government departments in tax collection and withholding, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) held a workshop for the officials of government departments stationed at Mardan region on Thursday.

The workshop was arranged by KPRA Mardan and Malakand region with the financial assistance of USAID-funded Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Mobilization Activity at Town Hall Mardan. The participants were including officials of District Administration, MTIs, Universities, Educational Boards, Local Government and District Accounts.

KPRA Additional Collector Mardan and Malakand Imran Khan in his opening remarks thanked the participants for attending the workshop and USAID-KPRM for financially assisting KPRA in successfully conducting the workshop and district administration Mardan for providing the Hall for the activity.

“KPRA is working on the education and training of its taxpayers and withholding agents. The aim of the workshop is to build capacity of government departments’ officers to efficiently withhold sales tax on services for KPRA and address issues they are facing with in withholding tax from the service providers,” he said.

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