Pakistan can never get rid of the mess unless wasteful expenses are drastically cut
The way forward is for the provinces to have the exclusive right to levy sales tax, not just on services but also on goods
Governments have never been concerned with a judicious distribution of resources between the Centre and the federating units
The government has failed to revamp the outdated tax appellate system for prompt disposal of tax disputes and reduction in litigation
A World Bank report belies the government’s claim that poverty headcount has witnessed a persistent decline
Who, under the constitution, has the right to levy income tax on capital gains in immovable property?
Tax is a byproduct of growth, but for our economic managers statistics of tax collection matter, but growth does not
Drug trade has resulted not only in over nine million drug addicts in 2018 but is also responsible for the emergence of many organised criminal gangs
Fundamental tax reforms are indispensable if the government is really serious about generating revenues and boosting exports
With the present outdated and corrupt tax system, FBR cannot collect taxes as per its real potential -- even proposed target of Rs5500 billion for...