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Changes in the Sales Tax Special Procedure Rules, 2007

Vide SRO 484(I)/2015 dated 30.06.2015, following amendments have been made in the Sales Tax Special Procedure Rules, 2007: 1-      Chapter IX (Special Procedure for Processing of Refund Claims filed by the Persons Engaged in Making Zero-Rated Supply of Ginned Cotton) has been omitted being redundant. 2-      Certain amendments have been made in Chapter XI (Special…

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Changes in the Sales Tax Rules, 2006

Certain amendments have been made in the Sales Tax Rules 2006 vide SRO 494(I)/2015. Some of the important changes are as under: i)              New rules for registration, de-registration, suspension and blacklisting etc. have been issued. The concept of biometric verification of applicants has been introduced along with other changes e.g. GPS-tagged photographs of the business…

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Rescinding of SROs

Vide SRO 490(I)/2015 dated 30.06.2015, the following FED notifications have been rescinded: i)                    SRO 778(I)/2006, dated the 1st August, 2006 (Exemption on international travel by air to certain persons); ii)                  SRO 474(I)/2009, dated the 13th June, 2009 (Exemption on motor cars, banking companies in respect of certain services and white cement); iii)                SRO 802(I)/2009, dated…

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Changes in SRO 1125(I)/2011 Dated 31.12.2011 (Five Export Oriented Sectors)

Vide SRO 486(I)/2015 dated 30.06.2015, following changes have been made in SRO 1125(I)/2011: i)                    Maize (corn) starch has been excluded from SRO 1125(I)/2011 dated 31.12.2011. It will now be liable to tax at standard rate. ii)                  Table-II of SRO has now been substituted. The sales tax rates for various items will now be as under….

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Due Date for Filing of ST Return by Petroleum Exploration and Production Companies

Vide SRO 487(I)/2015 dated 30.06.2015, the following dates have been specified for payment of sales tax and filing of return by certain sectors: i)                    18th day of the month following the tax period for payment of sales tax on petroleum products. ii)                  Return filing date for petroleum exploration and production companies will be 21st day…

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Rescinding of Certain Notifications

Vide SRO 488(I)/2015 dated 30.06.2015, the following notifications have been rescinded: 1)                  SRO 208(I)/1998, dated the 31st March, 1998 (Exemption of sales tax on sugar); 2)                  SRO 397(I)/2001, dated 18th June, 2001 (Specification of plant and machinery to be supplied to manufacturers in the EPZ); 3)                  SRO 77(I)/2004, dated 28th January, 2004 (Zero-rating of sugar…