Punjab Finance Minster Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha on her visit to PRA appraised the achievement of PRA and congratulated the department on its record revenue collection of Rs.83 billion for FY 2016-17. Chairman PRA Mr. Raheel Ahmed briefed the minister on the remarkable reforms taken by PRA for its achievements and laid down its future reforms i.e. collaboration with FBR, Excise and Taxation and Social Security & Industrial department and expansion of Invoice Monitoring System to other cities and sectors.
13th, 14th and 15th Balloting for Amanat Scheme (Restaurant Invoice Monitoring System) was held on 28 August 2017. On this occasion the Chief Guest, Minister for Special Education Chaudhary Shafique Ahmed praised the working of PRA and congratulated the department on its record collection of Rs.83 billion in FY 2016-17. Meanwhile Chairman PRA, Mr. Raheel Ahmed on this event informed, this archived growth is registered at 35 percent over last year and the tax base in the corresponding period has increased to 40,000, more than double the number registered taxpayers compared with the figures 2014-15. The chairman also added the balloting for Faisalabad shall be conducted after Eid ul Azha and announced the launch of Amanat Scheme Rawalpindi by the end of current year.
Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) is facilitating Punjab Lawn Tennis Association (PLTA) to organize Tennis Summer Camp 2017. This is one of PRA’s initiatives to facilitate and promote multifarious activities for the youth with the approach to ensure public & private sector partnership in various social activities. Member planning distributed shirts and gift hampers to boys and girls of 5-16 age group.
PRA is working with Bank of Punjab in five major cities including Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, Faisalabad and Gujranwala. Now sales tax on services can be paid at 140 branches throughout these five cities. Now you can take your #PSID and visit any of these 140 branches to pay your services tax.
Punjab Revenue Authority is the first government sector organization to successfully commence a senior internship program for training the youth of Pakistan. Students from prestigious institution participated in the internship program and were given projects related to their field of study including Human Resources, Information Technology, Accounting, and Finance. After successful completion interns were given certificates of experience.