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Reforming tax system

Tax reform is a policy implementation by the government through which a few alterations are made to the tax system in order to overcome the loopholes and enhance the effectiveness…

Restructuring the tax system — I

“If we realise that the FBR cannot be fixed, we will create a new FBR. This is because Pakistan’s survival is linked to it. It’s not about our liking or…

Restructuring of tax system: a blueprint

“A comprehensive strategy had been formulated to shift the gear and move to higher economic growth. I do not believe in increase in taxes to increase revenue collection but those outside…

Restructuring of tax system: a blueprint

“A comprehensive strategy had been formulated to shift the gear and move to higher economic growth. I do not believe in increase in taxes to increase revenue collection but those outside…

Restructuring the tax system — II

The PTI Government showed lack of political will to reduce exemptions, concessions, waivers and immunities to the State Oligarchy. Total tax expenditure was of Rs. 1.5 trillion in the just…

Restructuring the tax system — III

While the FBR under the present economic team has performed excellently under the adverse conditions and despite heavy financial toll of Covid-19, especially in the midst of deadly second wave,…

Making tax system functional

The primary function of a tax system is to raise revenue for the governments at various levels, in the case of Pakistan, federal and provincial, for their public expenditure as…

Making tax system functional

The primary function of a tax system is to raise revenue for the governments at various levels, in the case of Pakistan, federal and provincial, for their public expenditure as…

Rationalising tax System

Taxation, besides providing resources to governments to run their affairs, should serve as a catalyst for industrial expansion and economic growth. In Pakistan the ill-directed, illogical, regressive and unfair tax…