SIALKOT

The Excise and Taxation Department teams sealed 550 commercial and residential properties in Sialkot, Daska, Sambrial, Pasrur and surrounding areas due to the non-payment of arrears.

Excise and Taxation District Officer Muzaffar Qayyum said that the E&T Department has collected Rs100 million as motor registration fees and token taxes during the last seven months of fiscal year 2015-16. It registered 40,000 motorcycles and 300 cars and other vehicles during this period in Sialkot district, he said. He added that the E&T Department has achieved 100 percent official target by collecting Rs100 million as motor registration fees and token taxes in just seven months of the running fiscal year. He said that the department had also recovered Rs147 million as property tax from the defaulters in Sialkot district during the seven months of fiscal year 2015-16. It was Rs30 million more than the amount recovered last year 2014-15.

He said that the department has also recovered Rs12.5 million as professional taxes in Sialkot district during this period of seven months of the running fiscal year.