PM Imran Khan urges nation to benefit from tax amnesty scheme

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the nation to benefit from the tax amnesty scheme introduced by his government until June 30.

According to details, PM Imran in his address to nation on Monday, he said “Disclose your concealed assets, if you have till June 30, else you will not get another chance”.

He added that we collect about four thousand billion rupees in taxes, of which half of the amount goes to the debt servicing.

Pakistan cannot survive on the rest of the money, he added.

Prime Minister Khan said nation cannot prosper until we pay our due taxes. “Today’s government has more information than any previous government has ever had, courtesy of its information sharing with other countries”.

Our institutions and agencies have information on foreign assets and bank accounts, he said.

He maintained Pakistan is ranked amongst the few most charitable nations but in terms of payment of taxes, we rank far below.  He said this nation has the capacity to generate ten thousand billion rupees in taxes.