E&T on recovery drive seals 300 properties

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Published: November 28, 2017
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Teams conducted raids and the properties of tax defaulters were sealed. CREATIVE COMMONS

Teams conducted raids and the properties of tax defaulters were sealed. CREATIVE COMMONS

RAWALPINDI: The Excise and Taxation Department (E&T) has sealed over 300 commercial and residential properties in Rawalpindi in a recovery drive.

According to an Excise and Taxation spokesman, teams comprising inspectors under the supervision of ETO Property Riaz Qureshi was conducting raids and the properties of tax defaulters were being sealed.

He said that the department also recovered property tax arrears amounting to Rs14 million during last two weeks.

The properties whose owners had not submitted their property tax dues were sealed in different areas. The department was expecting to collect over Rs20 million property tax arrears from the defaulters.

The E&T department, during its special campaign, was also checking vehicles in the division and recovering outstanding dues of token tax.

Action was taken in accordance with the law against the defaulters, he added.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 28th, 2017.

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