Wednesday June 19, 2024
Muhammad Aamir Ilyas

  • September 18, 2023

    Beyond quick fixes

    Documentation of the economy refers to the organised collection and recording of financial data, transactions, and activities within a country. This...

  • September 12, 2023

    Electricity bills illuminating inequalities

    The recent uproar surrounding this month's electricity bills has reverberated throughout the country, laying bare a stark reality: the divide within...

  • August 29, 2023

    Currency trust: Navigating challenges and restoring stability

    In the intricate realm of global economies, money is far more than a medium of exchange—it embodies trust. The very cash notes we employ to...

  • May 01, 2017

    Curbing benami transactions

    In this era of rampant corruption, tax evasion, drug trafficking, terrorist financing and other felonious activities, benami is considered one of...

  • August 15, 2016

    White-collar crimes

    INSIGHT It is a heart-wrenching fact that while we are all victims of the social ills prevalent in society today, including tax evasion, tax fraud,...

  • August 01, 2016

    Imposing true liabilities

    TAXATION As with most of the world's economies, Pakistan has a progressive income tax system. This means that the more you earn, the more income...

  • July 18, 2016

    Chasing dirty money

    INSIGHT Financial crime investigators are facing many challenges in Pakistan. The undocumented economy; the nonexistence of wealth tax, inheritance...

  • July 11, 2016

    Taxing real estate

    REVENUE Historically, investment in the real estate sector has been considered one of the best ways to evade income tax and launder black money in...