PTA phone registration online latest update-Govt says no free phone status
Every imported phone will come under tax slab as per Federal government new mobile tax regulations
pta phone registration online comes with another big news. Subsequently, Federal government of Pakistan has removed exemption of first free phone for overseas Pakistanis. Therefore, every international traveler coming to Pakistan will pay tax on mobile phone.
PTA phone registration hit by finance act
Earlier, finance committee introduced this act. Before this bill, one phone was free from registration. Now, the bill to tax every imported phone is active since 1st July. As an example, customs officials told the Govt committee that from now on every passenger coming to Pakistan will have to bear tax on new phone he is bringing from other country.
Earlier, one mobile was allowed to bring in Pakistan without paying any tax. One just needed to register its imei number on pta dirbs system within 6o days.
After new tax order on imported mobile phone, there is no tax exemption.