LAHORE: The government must allow tax exemption to employees earning at least Rs 600,000 annually, in the next budget, in view of the rising inflation besides improving the tax collection system, Muhammad Javed Iqbal Goraya told a meeting of the Nespak Professionals Group on Thursday, says a press release. Iqbal Goraya, who presided the meeting, stressed an enhanced tax collection campaign. The government must also take appropriate and effective measures to control the unbridled price hike, said President of Nespak Professionals Group. The rising cost of living has adversely affected the salaried class economically, Goraya added. Other problems faced by the Nespak Professionals Group employees also came up for discussion and resolution. Goraya thanked the Nespak Managing Director for not only fulfilling the promise of getting a 50 per cent salary raise approved, but also for ensuring payment to the employees.