Telecom sector withholding tax expected to be reduced

Telecom sector withholding tax

The government is winding up and giving final tweaks to proposals for the upcoming budget, the telecom sector withholding and sales tax rates seek reduction in a bid to provide relief to subscribers. In the first budget of PML-N government in 2013, the withholding tax rate was increased to 15 per cent from 10pc. It was reduced to 14pc in the following More...

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