Gilgit, March 24: Chairman Taxation Committee and member Gilgit Baltistan Council Amjad Hussain Advocate has announced that the arrangements for collection of income tax would be finalized within a month.
Talking to media he said that income tax offices would be set up in all seven districts and a provincial tax commissioner would be appointed to regularize the work of tax collection.
He also said that 400 employees will be appointed in the tax offices.
“Every province generates revenue in the form of taxes to meet its financial needs”, he said, justifying the move. He also said that those opposing the imposition of tax in Gilgit Baltistan are misguiding people of the region.”