111 510 510 libonline@riphah.edu.pk Contact
Tax Dispute Resolution

Tax dispute resolution

The administration of a tax system is, in itself, a costly exercise. But ensuring taxpayer compliance with tax laws is an added burden. Tax authorities sometimes have to incur costs…

Increasing Imbalance Of Inequality

Increasing imbalance of inequality

What is equality? It is an even balance in society offering a fair opportunity to compete. People expect from the government that in their social contract with the state, there…

‘Power Tariff Hike’

‘Power tariff hike’

Please refer to your editorial on the above subject (April 3) which covers the difficult subject of Power Tariff evaluation. Your quoted costs of power production do not seem to…

Fear Of The Recluse

Fear of the recluse

American friends are greatly irritated when others blame their country for so many ills of this world. But they cannot deny that it was the US that first released the…

Biogas Potential In Pakistan

Biogas potential in Pakistan

For the last five years, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources (MPNR) has been trying to implement a LNG project of a rather small capacity of 400 Billion Cubic Feet…

Increasing Productivity

Increasing productivity

Have we not had enough of the Western model of development? Can we change gears at this point in time or are the times bad. In public service whenever one…

Islamic Criteria?

Islamic criteria?

How can I buy an ideology of Pakistan that someone with Ayaz Amir’s intellectual calibre is considered to be flouting and someone like Pervez Musharraf is seen to protect? The…

An Optimal Tax System

An optimal tax system

Tax systems in most developing countries are far from optimal. Indeed, the need for adequate government revenues without excessive borrowing is sometimes in conflict with sound economic fundamentals. Most often…