Massive campaign against tax defaulting vehicles to begin from Dec 23.


KARACHI -- The Excise and Taxation Department has decided to take action against tax defaulting vehicles across the Sindh province as part of a road checking campaign be launched from 23 December 2019. This decision was made at a meeting, chaired by Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation Mukesh Kumar Chawla. The meeting was also attended by Excise and Taxation Sindh's Secretary Abdul Haleem Sheikh and Director General Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui. Briefing the meeting, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui said that a massive public awareness campaign had been launched through media so that the people could deposit their tax timely. Under the drive, tax defaulting vehicles would be confiscated and returned only after payment of the tax dues, he said. Mukesh Kumar Chawla advised the owners to transfer the vehicles into their names immediately because driving on open letter was a crime. He maintained that if the vehicle was used in a crime,

then the person, whose name was at that time found, would be considered legally the original owner. He said that there were 15 branches of National Bank of Pakistan for the convenience of...

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