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Tax relief for builders on hold as IMF rejects proposal

Tax relief for builders on hold as IMF rejects proposal

December 4, 2019

ISLAMABAD: The hopes of builders to receive tax concessions suffered a setback as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) dismissed Pakistan’s proposal to introduce a special income tax regime for the construction sector. A simplified tax scheme had been finalised by the government, which included an offer of a 90% reduction[...]
1.75% increase in electricity rates approved by govt

1.75% increase in electricity rates approved by govt

November 29, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Consumers using more than 300 units of electricity will be affected by an increase of 1.75% in power tariffs effective from December 1 as the government approved the new rates prior to an executive board meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Effective from December 1, the revised rates[...]
Pakistan set to receive $450mn loan tranche from IMF

Pakistan set to receive $450mn loan tranche from IMF

November 11, 2019

ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission’s 12-day visit to Pakistan ended on a positive note as it announced it would release the first tranche of its $6 billion financial assistance programme to the country. According to a statement, all performance criteria for September-end were met with comfortable margins despite[...]