Members Of Punjab Assembly Demand Tax Free Cars

Tax Free Cars Punjab Government Members

On Friday, during the discussion on the provincial budget, the members of Punjab Assembly have expressed a desire for tax-free cars. This wish comes after their demand for an increase in salaries. According to Punjab Assembly’s member, Waheed Gul a major proportion of assembly’s members cannot afford to buy cars, which is why the government should ease out their transportation needs by waiving off the tax on the vehicles that they purchase.

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Not so long ago, on 13th June during 2016-17 Punjab’s finance bill announcement, Aisha Ghaus Pasha, Finance Minister of the province announced a fix one-time tax on imported used cars on top of customs duties, etc. Currently, this tax is limited to Punjab only with tax amounts starting from PKR 25,000 and going all the way up to PKR 300,000 depending on the car’s displacement. The reason for this tax is to discourage used car imports to the province to support the domestic industry.

Punjab Government Fixed Tax on Used car import

Tax on Imported Used Cars in Punjab

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If the members of Punjab Assembly attain an approval of tax-free cars for their usage and the one-time tax on the import of used cars gets enforced soon, then it’s safe to say that the government along with the politicians of the province are in a win-win position. However, the same cannot be said for the inhabitants of Punjab.

Adan Ali

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  • pappu

    most of the people of Pakistan can also not afford to buy a car. So they should be given a one time tax break too instead of these self fulfilling, self centered so called representatives of the people.

  • xyz

    I bet the poor law makers are planning on getting 2500 cc imported cars …. poor poor poor law makers….tsk tsk

  • Muhammad Rizwan

    very poor people in the assembly. what about the people who can’t afford education and hospital bills

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