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Tax-to-GDP Debates

Tax-to-GDP debates

"We have achieved the highest tax-to-GDP ratio and Pakistan's economy has been stabilising due to prudent policies of my government"-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif purportedly claimed during a meeting with Managing…

Tax-to-GDP Debates

Tax-to-GDP debates

"We have achieved the highest tax-to-GDP ratio and Pakistan's economy has been stabilising due to prudent policies of my government"-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif purportedly claimed during a meeting with Managing…

Rebasing GDP

Rebasing GDP

The caretaker government has approved the rebasing of GDP, as well as changes in the measurement of national accounts from the System of National Accounts (SNA) 1993 to SNA 2008.…

Challenge Of GDP Growth

Challenge of GDP growth

Lacklustre  economic growth and large fiscal and external imbalances (with declining rates of growth also contributing to poor growth in revenues) have made macro-economic management a challenging task. Still-high inflation…

Augmenting The Tax-to-GDP Ratio

Augmenting the tax-to-GDP ratio

Pakistan must augment its dismal tax-to-GDP ratio of 9 percent to meet the financial requirements for rehabilitation and reconstruction of the flood/militancy and earthquake-hit areas. The Federal Board of Revenue…