Motor vehicle tax system computerized

KARACHI: Director General Excise and Taxation Department, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, has said that motor vehicle tax system in each district has been computerized in order to eradicate corruption and revenue leakage in the department.

This he said while talking to a group of media men here in his office on Monday. He said that professional tax in excise department has also been made online and this system has started functioning in Karachi since 1 July. He said infrastructure CESS is already online and for the purpose, the services of WeBoc has been hired. Now the importers need not to go to the office.

Replying to a question, Siddiqui told that property tax and excise duty system was also being computerized. The purpose of these measures was to eradicate corruption and generate more revenue.

On being established on modern lines, the generation of revenue will be more, public grievances will be removed and it will also save time, he concluded.