Authorities to probe source of income, if a non-filer buys a vehicle


Recently, the government has lifted a ban on non-filers to purchase cars above 1300cc engine capacity. The change in policy was lauded by many. However, now, as per news media outlets, while the non-filers are allowed to buy cars, the authorities will probe their source of income.

It is further reported that the government is in no mood of allowing the undocumented economy to flourish. Whenever a non-filer registers their car with a provincial motor vehicle authority, they will be asked of their source of income. Moreover, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has already established digital links with all the provincial authorities to get data on new vehicles’ registration from them. However, in case if the real-time data connection is lost or becomes unavailable then FBR will obtain all the relevant information from withholding statements.

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Moreover, aside from the government allowing non-filers to purchase vehicles in an aim to boost dwindling car sales in the country, it has also imposed a 10% FED on locally manufactured cars of 1700cc and above. Keeping this in view both Honda Atlas and Toyota IMC have hiked the prices of their vehicles.

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  1. This is what's important.

  2. if the blog writer shall review the revamped finance bill before wasting clicks it is the currency disparity & FBR import tariff revision which has caused imposition of FED - (Federal Excise Duty) which lands into federal treasury not in IMC / ATLAS / PakSuzuki industrial PL Accounts.

    over a side note

    why do we all consider "documenting the economy & encouraging people to pay tax" is some kind of extension to 7 sins ???

  3. soka6 says:

    Japanese ambassador or Suzuki representative will meet pm again someday and Imran khan will say to fbr to not do anything on non filers .
    Story of our country life .

  4. Was the Ban not lifted for cars below 1300 cc also ?
    This shall help/

  5. soka6 says:

    Non filers can only buy local cars and motorcycles . If you want to buy imported car be it 660 cc you have to become filer .

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