ISLAMABAD The Revenue Directorate of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has exceeded the revenue collection target fixed for the fiscal year 2009-10. CDA Chairman, Imtiaz Inayat Elahi appreciated the officers and officials of the Revenue Directorate during a meeting held at CDA Headquarters to review revenue collection for the outgoing fiscal year and targets set for the next fiscal year. Board Members of CDA and other officers of the Finance Wing and Revenue Directorate were also present in the meeting. Imtiaz Inayat Elahi said that a target Rs913.3 million was set for the fiscal year 2009-10, however, the Directorate of Revenue collected Rs928.094 million on account of property tax and water charges, which is more than the targeted amount. CDA Chairman was informed that revenue collection campaign was advertised on both the print and electronic media, while the offices of Revenue Directorate remained open till late hours during the month of June this year even during the holidays, which facilitated the tax payers to deposit their taxes. Imtiaz said that CDA was a municipal body responsible for provision of civic amenities to the citizens of the Federal Capital, and similarly it was the responsibility of the residents of the city to pay their taxes well in time so that they could be facilitated with all sorts of amenities. He said that CDA was considering to rationalize the property tax and water charges. He said that charges in taxes would be made in consultation with the stakeholders and general public. He said that the revenue collection target of Rs1,135 million on account of property tax and water charges has been set for the current fiscal year and it is hoped that the Directorate of Revenue will repeat its previous performance and achieve the target.