Reformed General Sales Tax: exemptions include newspapers, wheat, pulses and vegetables
The exemptions, to be retained under the 'reformed general sales tax' (RGST), include newspapers, wheat, pulses, vegetables, peas, salt and water, excluding those sold under brand names or trademarks. more... (BR)
Cabinet Division trying to save PPC from sell-off list
The Cabinet Division is making all-out efforts to de-list Pakistan Printing Corporation (PPC) from the privatisation list and is considering laying off 320 employees with VSS, official sources told Business Recorder. more... (BR)
''Energy crisis, terrorism, RGST, major threats to economy''
Punjab regional chairman of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), Muhammad Adrees, has termed the energy crisis, terrorism, imposition of reformed GST and double-digit mark up as major threats to the country''s economy. He was speaking at a reception for the newly elected presidents of Punjab chambers of commerce and industry and chairmen of trade associations.