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Cable operators reject service tax

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KARACHI: The cable operators association has opposed the imposition of a fresh ‘service tax’ by the Sindh government and called upon the authorities to declare their business tax-free for 10 years. “We make this demand so that we can offer cheap and quality service to our customers,” Khalid Arain, chairman of the Cable Operators Association […]

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Cable operators’ body rejects new tax

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KARACHI: Chairman of the Cable Operators Association of Pakistan Khalid Arain has demanded of the government to waive off new taxes imposed by the Sindh Revenue Board on cable operators and their clients. He requested to the Pemra chairman to help cable operators in getting tax-free status for the cable industry. Arain also threatened to […]

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Internet escapes tax net

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LAHORE: The Punjab government on Friday withdrew tax on internet services apparently on ‘pressure of social media’. Hundreds of websites in the country had been displaying a message “Don’t tax the internet” as part of their blackout campaign against the tax. The Punjab government on May 28 through an SRO had imposed 19.5pc tax on […]

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Internet providers to blackout websites in protest against imposition of tax

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KARACHI: Pakistani bloggers and internet providers on Monday decided to blackout their websites in protest against the recently imposed taxes by the Punjab government on internet services, according to a joint statement issued by the digital publishers of Pakistan at a press conference. The Punjab government – through an SRO – imposed a whopping 19.5 […]

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