PTA mobile tax registration on import will be free of cost soon
Government may announce to allow one phone free from tax
Pta mobile tax registration on import comes with a very good news. Yesterday, fbr held a meeting with government treasury committee to overview taxes on mobile phones. The agenda of this specific meeting was to review heavy duties on imported smartphones. Federal board of revenue suggested that to facilitate international travelers’ tax on imported smartphone should be uplifted. Furthermore, this facility should be given to for one mobile phone only.
Mobile manufacturing plants to be established in Pakistan
Government has also decided to giver permission to allow 2 mobile manufacturers to establish plants in the country. Since, this gossip was circling for few months. Now, finally we have good news ahead. It will bring a strong competition too. There are various provincial and duty taxes are already applied on local mobile companies. But local mobile manufacturing will strengthen the environment. In addition, it will also invite foreign investment and boost local economy.
Since there is a huge class of technical people free from engineering universities need a proper medium to how their skills, this opportunity will give them a chance to spark their talent.
Fbr has advised federal govt to allow one phone without any tax coming to Pakistan. This facility is not given to the retailers or people importing phone living in Pakistan.
Can I bring one free phone in Pakistan without paying pta fee?
No, till there is no such confirmation we have from Pakistan telecommunication authority and federal board of revenue. But, till now if anybody comes to Pakistan he/she will pay pta tax fee at airport.
How much pta tax is on my imported smartphone?
You can find complete information about pta mobile phone tax 2019 in given link.
it is an online fbr/pta mobile tax calculator that displays import duty tax on mobile devices. It has multiple currency options. You can individually fill the form too.
Where to check fbr mobile tax list 2019?
To check complete information about updated fbr mobile tax list 2019, you can read the full mobile tax details.
In a Nutshell
Federal Government mobile tax policy is fluctuating since the new government has taken oath is assemblies. We have seen major shifts in mobile duties on import.
Moreover, a number of policies has been changing by adding taxes for international travelers. Although it created problems for overseas Pakistanis but it also discouraged mobile smugglers. According to the latest figures released by PTA, fbr has earned billion of rupees in terms of mobile import tax.