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e-Pay Punjab App facilitates citizens in paying taxes online, says PITB Chairman Syed Bilal Haider

04:23 PM | 8 Nov, 2022
e-Pay Punjab App facilitates citizens in paying taxes online, says PITB Chairman Syed Bilal Haider

LAHORE - Punjab government has so far collected a record tax revenue of over Rs 128 billion through e-Pay Punjab, an online platform for the collection of government receipts.

This was stated during a progress review meeting chaired by PITB Chairman Syed Bilal Haider. Director General IT-Operations Faisal Yousaf and team also attended the meeting.

On this occasion, Syed Bilal Haider remarked that the e-Pay Punjab App has massively facilitated the citizens in paying their taxes online on the move or from the comfort of their homes. The participants of the meeting were briefed that online transactions through e-Pay Punjab have crossed the mark of 23.4 million whereas over 2.5 million citizens have downloaded the app so far. 

It was further highlighted that the Punjab government has so far collected Rs 78 billion as Sales Tax, Rs 15 billion as Token Tax, Rs 15 billion as Property Tax, Rs 5 billion as Traffic Challan and over 340 million in lieu of e-challan. E-Pay Punjab App has been developed by Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) in collaboration with Punjab Finance Department and One Link.

Offering online payment of 24 taxes/levies for 11 different departments, the e-Pay Punjab App allows payments to be made via ATM, internet banking, mobile phone banking or over the counter by visiting the nearest 1Link member banks. The taxes can also be paid using Jazz Cash, Easy Paisa, U-paisa and other microfinance banks.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
 
76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
 
1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76

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