Over Rs4770m collected under motor vehicle tax: Chawla

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Staff Reporter
Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation Mukesh Kumar Chawla has directed the officers to ensure timely and complete recovery of taxes and especially to speed up the collection of property tax and motor vehicle tax. He said this while presiding over a meeting held in his office Friday. The meeting was also attended by Secretary Excise and Taxation & Narcotics Control Abdul Rahim Sheikh, Director General Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui and other officers. Briefing the meeting, Director General Excise and Taxation & Narcotics Control Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui said that Rs. 651.480 million was collected in the month of February in term of motor vehicle tax. During the current financial year, from July 2019 to February 2020, a total of Rs 4770.163 million has been collected under the terms of motor vehicle tax. He further stated that Rs. 4036.314 million from Karachi, Rs 340.999 million from Hyderabad and Rs 199.325 million from Sukkur while Rs 74.183 million was received from Shaheed Benazirbad, Rs 75.943 million from Larkana and Rs 43.399 million from Mirpur Khas. Addressing the meeting, Chawla directed the officers to pay special attention to motor vehicle tax collection and a comprehensive road checking campaign should be launched as soon as possible to collect the tax from the tax defaulting vehicles.

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