BANNU: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) South Region held an orientation workshop for the public sector withholding agents at Commissioner Hall Bannu on Thursday.
The aim of the workshop was to make interaction with the public sector withholding agents and educate them about the new withholding regulations issued by the authority in September 2020.
Withholding agents from public sector entities including the Medical Teaching Institutes (MTIs), Tehsil/Town Municipal Administration, Universities, Educational Boards and Development Authorities participated in the workshop arranged with the assistance of district administration Bannu.
The participants were briefed on the laws and regulations associated with the sales tax on services and were given training by the KPRA South team on how to make registration with the KPRA, E-filling of returns and submission of withholding statements. They were briefed regarding the new holding regulations issued by the authority in September 2020.
Speaking at the occasion, Additional Collector South Imran Khan said that KPRA is striving to play its part in making Khyber Pakhtunkhwa fiscally self-reliant. “To achieve this goal we need the help and support of our withholding agents,” he said adding that KPRA always welcomes them and proudly call them its stakeholders.
“Our team would always be available to help and facilitate them. Together we can bring change and help KPRA in achieving its goals of fiscally strengthening the government giving it more fiscal space to spend on public uplift schemes” he said. Mr Imran extended his gratitude to the district administration Bannu and the withholding agents for making the orientation working possible.
Meeting with Naran and Galyat Hotel Association for Sales Tax on Services Compliance and better Regulatory mechanism.
KPRA officials give briefing to the new Director General KPRA Mr. Fayaz Ali Shah. Important decisions to facilitate tax payers were made in the 6 hours long meeting. The DG appreciated the efforts of the directorates, collectorate and regional offices for achieving their revenue targets.
KPRA will always be thankful to its former Director General Mr. Tahir Orakzai for his efforts in transforming it into a strong and vibrant organisation strengthening the revenue base of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Clicks of the last meeting with Mr. Tahir Orakzai who relinquished charge of the authority to the new Director General Mr. Fayaz Ali Shah. We, the team of KPRA, welcome our new team-leader.
A comprehensive review of Revenue as well as Organisational Development By Finance Minister Special Assistant to CM on Excise & Taxation. Mr. Ghazan Jamal also attended the Marathon session.
Finance Minister graced the Occasion as Chief Guest. who spoke about expectations of the Govt from the Authority in the journey towards Better Fiscal planning and Management.
Meeting with Property Dealers Association and Car Bargain Centres Association for Sales Tax on Services Compliance and better Regulatory mechanism.
At the NOC/Possession ceremony of Sheikh Yaseen Town peshawar, The Director General KPRA urged the Property Dealers , Developers and Contractors to Pay their tax obligations as a national duty and help in the registration of businesses with Tax Authority. He also appreciated the efforts of the management team in realising the dream of many families building their own homes.
Excellency Deputy Australian High Commissioner, Co-Chair of the Multi-Donor Trust Fund Visited KPRA and appreciated the Revenue Reforms initiated by the Provincial Govt. He extended his support through the World Bank GPP..
Excellency Deputy Australian High Commissioner, Co-Chair of the Multi-Donor Trust Fund Visited KPRA and appreciated the Revenue Reforms initiated by the Provincial Govt. He extended his support through the World Bank GPP.
Naran Hotel Association Visited the Authority and submitted Business related issues in Naran and requested for Tax reduction. The Authority has recently complusirly registered around 200 Hotels to be Tax complaint in accordance with the Finance Act and sales Tax Law. Association will cooperate with the Govt and play the role of withholding tax agent.
Field Visit of DG and Collector North in Galyat Region. Physically checked Invoices of Upcale 50 Hotels and Restaurants in and around Nathiagali. Non Compliant Businesses were given Last warning to avoid penalties and Sealing etc. They were asked to visit Tax Facilitation Center Abottabad for registration.
Withholding Agent Workshop for Government Officers
Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Visit to KPRA Office. He appreciated the performance of the Authority, and urged the team for high standards of professionalism,Integrity and tax payers oriented facilitation in revenue collection.
All four Provincial Revenue Authorities meeting with Federal Board of Revenue(FBR). Finance Minister KP Mr. Taimor Saleem Jhagra also participated. Finance Minister urged for more inclusive approach towards Revenue Reforms
Meeting of Provincial Revenue Authorities with National Telecom companies.
Orientation to newly appointed KPRA staff recruited for Regional offices Abbottabad, Mardan and Bannu.
Final touches and tweaking to next Financial year plan and strategies on saturday 29th June 2019.Team motivation for bigger challenges ahead. Authority will remain focus of attention for the Government
Director General KPRA, Muhammad Tahir Orakzai chaired a meeting session with the team after the seventh Policy Makiing Council meeting at civil secretariat Peshawar. Topics discussed are Road map for implementation of policies, Achievement of next year targets and strategies .
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finanace Tiamur Saleem Khan Jhagra chairing the 7th meeting of Policy Making Council of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority in Civil Secretariate Peshawar on 13-06-2019
DG KPRA recieving shield while participating as Panelist in ICAP National Conference on Taxation: a pathway to prosperity
Inter Revenue Authorities / Board Coordination Meeting arranged & hosted by Punjab Revenue Authority. Minister Finace Punjab Chaired the meeting. All the Executive Heads participated and briefed the media about tax broadening efforts keeping in view the ease of doing business and taxpayers faciliation.
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.