No hike in WHT on commercial power bills, says FBR
Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Saturday denied the government was considering increasing Withholding Tax on electricity bills of commercial consumers by 100 per cent as reported in a section of the press.
A spokesman of the FBR has clarified that the government after looking at the revenue collection performance of Federal Board of Revenue during the second quarter (Oct-Dec 2009) has decided not to take any additional taxation measure.
Hamid Raza Wattoo
Jan 23, 2010