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.