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Entertainment tax not being collected from cinemas, PA told

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KARACHI: Entertainment duty is not being collected from the cinema houses in the city as most of them are in the cantonment board areas, outside the jurisdiction of the department, said Sindh excise and taxation minister Mukesh Chawla on Tuesday. He was responding to a question by Pakistan Muslim League-Functional legislator Nusrat Sehar Abbasi during […]

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Cinemas exempted from tax on governor’s orders, PA told

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Karachi: Sindh Minister for Excise and Taxation Mukesh Kumar Chawla told the Sindh Assembly on Tuesday that cinema houses in the province were exempted from entertainment tax only on the verbal instructions of the governor, saying that a formal notification to this effect had to be issued by the government after the house approved such […]

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Reviving film industry: concerted efforts needed

By: Dr S. IFTIKHAR AMHED OUR film industry has also been facing difficulties and retrogression. This situation has resulted in the shutdown of a number of cinema-houses and forced several large screen actors to work as TV artistes or leave Pakistan in search of new prospects. It is worthwhile to mention that some Pakistani artistes […]

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