SIALKOT

On the Lahore High Court (LHC) orders, the Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) has stopped its recovery campaign and conducting of raids at the defaulted institutions.

Some taxpayers had recently moved the Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking mercy and relief against, what they said, highhandedness and harassment of the Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) Gujranwala based officials. Officials said that the PRA has stopped its recovery campaign and not been conducting raids at the defaulted institutions in Gujranwala Division.

The PRA officials added that it had recovered Rs200 million as 16 percent sales tax from the 59 services providing institutes in Gujranwala Division from the seven months of the running fiscal years.

80,000 BIKES SOLD IN 2015: Gujranwala-based people purchased 80,000 new motorcycles worth of Rs4.75 billion during 2015, as per Excise & Taxation Department.

The E&T Department officials added that the main reason behind he large scale purchase of motorcycle by the people was the rising fares by the transporters and delay in reaching their workplaces in Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahaud Din, Hafizabad and Gujranwala districts.

The E&T Department had collected motor registration and token fees to the tune of Rs280 million through the purchase of motorcycles during the year 2015.