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FBR establishes over 200 Tax Facilitation centers for filing returns ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has established more than 200 tax facilitation Kiosks and centers to facilitate the taxpayers for filing the returns of income for the tax year 2014.The centers have been established throughout the country on places like important business centers, shopping malls, offices of Traders' Associations/Chambers of Commerce and Industry, National and Provincial Assembly buildings, said a press release issued here by the FBR on Friday.The centers have also been established in Federal Secretariat, Civil Secretariats in all the provincial capitals, press clubs in Islamabad and in the four provincial capitals, offices of the big public sector enterprises, and important markets where maximum number of taxpayers can avail the facility.Knowledgeable and competent officials have been deputed in these KIOSKs to guide and assist the taxpayers in the filing of tax returns.The details of such KIOSKs and the contact numbers of the personnel manning these KIOSKs ...

Pak forex figure $ 13.52502bn KARACHI: The total liquid foreign reserves of the country figure dollars 13.52502 billion, said State Bank of Pakistan. According to SBP's weekly statement on Thursday, the foreign reserves held by State Bank on September 12, amounted to dollars 8.79505 billion and the net foreign reserves held by banks were dollars 4.72907 billion.During the week ending Sept 12, SBP's liquid foreign reserves increased by $ 103 million to $ 8.796 billion compared to $ 8.693 billion ...
Currency note bearing any slogan, ceases to be legal tender SBP ISLAMABAD: The State Bank of Pakistan wishes has clarified in the interest of general public and banks that any note which bears written, stamped, embossed or inscribed any slogan/statement or messages of political, religious or commercial nature ceases to be legal tender and looses its exchange value."Any such act will result into the financial loss to the holder of such notes", says a statement issued by the SBP .The Central Bank reminded the general public ...
SBP reminds public to exchange of decimal Coins of Paisa 1,2,5,10,25 & 50 ISLAMABAD: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has reminded the general public to exchange the decimal coins of Paisa 1,2,5,10,25 and 50 from the field offices of SBP BSC and commercial / microfinance banks branches by last working day of September 30, 2014For awareness of general public, SBP has advised the Commercial /Microfinance Banks to display posters/banners at visible places of their branches for exchange of decimal coins.It may be recalled that the federal government has ...
15pc increase in BOK's half year profit after tax PESHAWAR: The Bank of Khyber (BOK) has shown remarkable results for the half year ended June 30, 2014, said a spokesman for the bank here Saturday. The Bank managed to post a pre-tax profit of Rs. 969 million against Rs. 823 million of the corresponding period of 2013 showing an increase of 18%. Profit After Tax (PAT) stood at Rs. 634 million thus showing an increase of 15% over the corresponding period. The deposits grow ...
Country's total liquid foreign reserves stand at 13,414.8 million KARACHI: The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$ 13,414.8 million on Septemeber 05, said a State Bank of Pakistan press release issued on Thursday.As per breakup of the foreign exchange position the reserves held by State Bank of Pakistan were said to be US$ 8,693.4 million whereas the net reserves held by other banks were US$ 4,721.4 million bringing the total to US$ 13,414.8 million.During the week ending on September ...
SBP auctions PIBs of Rs 152.5920991bn KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Wednesday auctioned Pakistan Investment Bonds for 3, 5,10 and 20 years maturity with total realised amount of Rs 152.5920991 billion which includes the accrued interest of Rs 2,713.904 million.The face value of these PIBs is Rs 156,951.400 million, said a SBP statement here.The coupon rates are 11.25 %, 11.50 %, 12.00 % and 13.00% for 3, 5, 10 and 20 years maturity bonds respectively.The settlement date is September ...


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Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-19.98 bln
Exports $25.13 bln
Imports $45.11 bln
WeeklyOctober 27, 2014
Reserves $13.464 bln