Computerised tax collection system to be introduced in Sindh: Mumtaz Ali
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Secretary Mumtaz Ali Shah said that tax collection system would be shifted from manual procedures to a computerised version by Provincial Government.
Mumtaz Ali Shah made announcement while chairing a meeting to discuss strategies for betterment in tax collection in province.
Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman, Secretary Excise & Taxation Department and member of Sindh Revenue Board briefed the Chief Secretary regarding progress of improvements brought in financial system to increase provincial tax net.
Shah added that tax collection system would be shifted to a computerised version which would help accurate compilation of taxpayers’ data but also facilitate nationals to complete their taxation process easily and steadily.
A committee has been formed under Secretary Information Technology to initiate work for computerisation of taxpayers’ data which will submit its report consisting database and satellite images in 15 days, Shah said.
The meeting decided to organise a survey in all major cities in Sindh.
While addressing the meeting, Chief Secretary said that Sindh government will introduce reforms in professional, agricultural tax and stamp duty.
He said that computerised database would also be centralised after connecting all concerned departments.