Finance Minister shoots down rumours of new taxes in the upcoming budget

01:53 PM | 30 May, 2021
Finance Minister shoots down rumours of new taxes in the upcoming budget

ISLAMABAD – Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin shot down the rumours of imposing new taxes in the upcoming budget.

The newly appointed minister said the government would enhance the growth rate in the next fiscal year and going to introduce innovation in resource mobilization. Adding that we would not burden the taxpayers and tariff would not be further increased.

Responding to the speculations about the upcoming budget, Tarin mentioned that the premier has great sympathies for the masses and he does not want to add more burdens amid the Covid crisis.

He further added that the government would focus on the increase in exports in the next fiscal year and incentives would be given to productive sectors including textile, agriculture, Information Technology, and manufacturing.

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