DG KPRA, Tahir Orakzai presiding a meeting on, 'Strategic and Intellectual Support from GPP'.
6th meeting of the Policy Making Council of KPRA was held under the chairmanship of Minister Finance in KPRA conference Room.
Mr. Taimur Jhagra, Minister for Finance KP paid his ever first visit to KPRA's Newly established office here in Hayatabad Peshawar.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) in collaboration with GIZ Germany on Tuesday organized a Withholding’ workshop at KP Chamber of Commerce & Industry for withholding agents of Private Companies.
Peshawar: The Khyber Paktunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) in collaboration with GIZ Germany on Tuesday organized a workshop on the topic of role and responsibility of the withholding agent under the KP-Finance act 2013, withholding regulations 2015 at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry Peshawar. The workshop was attended by President of KP Chamber of Commerce Faiz Muhammad, withholding agents of different private Companies, Husna Jamil, Advisor Tax Administration GIZ, Collector Sales Tax Yousaf Afridi, Additional Collector Sales Tax Shah Nawaz Khan, and other KPRA officials. Addressing the workshop, KPRA Director General, Muhammad Tahir Orakzai said that the purpose of workshop was to provide necessary understanding of KPRA and Sales Tax on services rules 2015 for withholding agents dealing with private companies, so that they were in a better position to withhold/deduct and deposit the sales tax as per law. He said that this type of gathering were necessary for both tax collectors and depositors to be in a better position to understand that issues generated while deducting and depositing sales tax. He highlighted the main features of sales tax collection and said that sales tax had been imposed on 94 different services by KPRA and different steps had been taken to collect this tax. He said that purpose of holding of this workshop was to provide information, awareness and procedures to the withholding agents for tax collection. He added that through such sessions, the KPRA expected a substantial increase in collection of sales tax. He revealed that through a series of workshops, around 300 withholding agents have been trained and sensitized about their obligation under the withholding regulation. A significant improvement has been observed in revenue coming through withholding agents.
Workshop on KPRA’s Team Mobilization for Enhanced Revenue Generation held, aimed to boost up provincial revenue.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) on Thursday held a one day workshop on ‘KPRA team mobilization for enhanced revenue generation’ with a specific focus on the role of subnational taxation . The aim of the workshop was to raise the capacity of the authority officials and to mobilize them for more effective efforts.
On this occasion Muhammad Tahir Orakzai in his keynote address emphasized on the need for broadening KPRA’s team ability to mobilize resources to pay for vital social services. He said that in this respect domestic resource mobilization can rightly become a tool for generating revenues to support sustained and economic growth in the province. He said that it is essential to identify more taxable services in the province and exploit the same for social service delivery. Generating domestic resources through sales tax on services faces enormous challenges – tax avoidance is rampant, tax collectors faces difficulties in assessment and collection of tax because of noncooperation from tax payers. The improvement in tax administration and widening the tax base, can lead to a significant increase in the provincial tax receipt. DG added that KPRA is generating 64.00 percent of the total tax based Provincial revenue which resulted more trust on the authority. The DG stressed upon the following:
1. To work as team and deploy all resource for the achievement of tax collection targets.
2. To make KPRA a vibrant organization to become a key pillar in resource generation for the province.
3. Facilitation to tax payers shall be the hall mark of the each and every official of the KPRA.
4. To create IT based monitoring of transactions which will minimize the scope of tax evasion, which will enhance the tax collection.
The workshop was attended, amongst others, by KPRA Director Muhammad Tahir Orakzai, Collector Sales Tax Muhammad Yousaf Afridi, Dirctor Admin and HR Arshad Khan Adridi and all other staff including additional directors, deputy directors and field staff.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) invites applications from eligible candidates domiciled in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for the following vacant positions for its Head Quarter and Regional Offices (Abbottabad and D.I. Khan).
|S. No||Name of Post and BPS||Minimum qualification and experience||Age limit||Number of Posts|
|1||Constable (BPS-5)||At least 2nd class Matric||Up to 28 Years||Total = 16
Open merit = 14
Women Quota = 2
|2||Notice server (BPS-4)||At least 2nd class Matric, preferably with computer literacy and possessing a valid driving license of motor cycle.||Up to 28 Years||Total = 2
Open merit = 2
|3||Driver (BPS-4)||Middle & Possessing a valid license to drive Light Transport Vehicle (LTV), with at least five years’ experience of practical driving preferably with reputable organizations/ projects.||Up to 40 Years||Total = 15
Open merit = 15
|4||Photostat Operator (BPS-4)||At least 2nd class Matric with relevant
|Up to 35 Years||Total = 2
Open merit= 2
|5||Naib Qasid (BPS-2)||At least 2nd class Matric||Up to 35 Years||Total = 8
Open merit= 8
|6||Chowkidar (BPS-2)||Preferably literate||Up to 40 Years||Total = 4
Open Merit = 4
|7||Sanitary Worker (BPS-2)||Preferably Literate||Up to 40 Years||Total = 2
Open merit = 2
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Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority has established Regional tax facilitation center for filing of services tax returns.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) has set up its first tax facilitation center in Abbotabad to facilitate taxpayers in filing of their services tax returns timely. Muhammad Tahir Orakzai, DG KPRA said while issuing a press release, the facilitation aimed to broaden the tax net and is a part of KPRA’s revenue strategy of reforms with special focus on taxpayer facilitation. He said that the center is situated within the vicinity of business and commercial centers, and easily accessible to taxpayers located in Naran, Mansehra, Galyat, etc, where maximum number of taxpayers can avail the facility. Director General revealed that competent officers have been deputed at this center to guide and assist taxpayers in the filing of tax returns and registration process. The details of the center with contact numbers are being displayed on the KPRA website. He told that the facilitation which is the first one but not the last shall remain operational from Monday through Friday, from 9am to 5pm daily. He expressed that TFC Abbotabad would provide education and guidance to the taxpayers, and would help the taxpayers to properly fill in the sales tax on services declarations. Tahir Orakzai requested stakeholders to contact the facilitation center in case of any difficulties or problems in filing their returns.
خیبرپختونخواہ ریونیو اتھارٹی نے محصولات کی ادائیگی کے لئے ایبٹ آباد میں ریجنل ٹیکس فیسیلیٹشن سنٹرکھول دیا
ڈائریکٹریٹ آف خیبرپختونخواہ ریونیواتھارٹی پشاور سے جاری پریس ریلیزکے مطابق اتھارٹی نے ٹیکس دہندہ گان کی سہولت اور شکایات کے بروقت ازالے کے لئے ایبٹ آباد میں ٹیکس فیسلیٹشن سنٹرکھول دیا۔ پریس ریلیز کے مطابق اتھارٹی کے ڈائریکٹرجنرل محمدطاہراورکزئی نے واضح کرتے ہوئے بتایا کہ ہزارہ ڈیوژن میں خدمات سے منسلکہ شعبہ جات وافراد کا صوبے کے محاصل بڑھانے میں اہم کردار ہے اور اسی بات کو مدنظررکھتے ہوئے کے پی ریونیواتھارٹی نے وہاں کے ٹیکس دہندگان کی سہولت کے لئے ایبٹ میں کام کاباقاعدہ آغاز کیا۔ اُنہوں نے کہا کہ فیسلیٹشن سنٹرمیں فرض شناس آفیسرز اوراہلکاروں کی تعیناتی کی گئی ہے جوپیر سے جمعرات تک دفتری اوقات میں ٹیکس دہندگان کی رجسٹریشن اور محصولات جمع کرانے کے لئے موجودہوں گے۔ اُنہوں نے کہا کہ ٹیکس فیسلیٹشن سنٹر ایبٹ آباد ہزارہ ڈیوژن میں موجود خدمات سے منسلک تمام شعبہ جات باالخصوص ناران، مانسہرہ، گلیات وغیرہ کے افراد کے لئے آسانی سے قابل رسائی ہے اور یہاں کے باسی اب آسانی اور سہولت کے ساتھ اس سنٹر سے استفادہ لے سکتے ہیں۔ اُنہوں نے واضح کرتے ہوئے بتایا کہ اس سنٹرکی طرزپر اتھارٹی جنوبی اضلاع کے ٹیکس دہندہ گان کے لئے بھی عنقریب ٹیکس فیسلیٹشن سنٹرکا قیام عمل میں لائی گی جس سے نہ صرف اُن کو ٹیکس جمع کرانے میں آسانی میسر آئیگی بلکہ اس سے صوبے کے محاصل میں بھی خاطرخواہ اضافہ ہوگا