Taxes in Budget 2017-18

  • Rate of FED on telecommunication services provided in Federal Area has been reduced from to 18.5% to17%.
  • Internet and VPN services provided in Punjab are made liable to sales tax at rate of 19.5% with exception of student package of Rs. 1,500 per month.
  • Collection of advance tax on mobile and internet bill has been reduced from 14% to 12.5%.
  • Sale of goods/equipment are subject to sales tax at rate of 16%.
Tax Type Service Type Punjab Sindh KPK Balochistan Federal
Advance Tax / Withholding Tax Internet 12.5% 12.5% 12.5% 12.5% 12.5%
Voice 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
FED / General Sales Tax Internet 19.5% 19.5% 19.5% 19.5%
Voice 19.5% 19.5% 19.5% 19.5% 17%
Cable TV 16% 13% 15% 16%
wateenTaxes in Budget 2017-18