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ISLAMABAD: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Maj-Gen Ahmed Sharif on Tuesday said the Pakistan army has directly deposited Rs100 billion in the form of duties and taxes during 2022-23.

Referring further to the tax payments made by other major business groups, Maj-Gen Sharif pointed out that various institutions operating under the umbrella of the military contributed significantly to the country’s tax revenue, with a total tax payment of Rs260 billion.

Additionally, the Fauji Foundation, a prominent entity associated with the armed forces, made substantial tax deposits amounting to Rs223 billion during the same period.

There exists Rs24trn tax revenue collection potential: PM

Furthermore, Maj-Gen Sharif revealed that the Defence Housing Authority (DHA), a key player in the country’s real estate sector, also contributed significantly to government tax revenue, generating Rs25 billion in taxes. This substantial tax contribution from various military-related entities highlights their substantial economic footprint and underscores their commitment to contributing to the country’s fiscal well-being.

Copyright Business Recorder, 2024

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KU May 08, 2024 11:35am
That may be but yesterdays lecture on democracy, rights and personal performance has much to be questioned by free citizens. The state of freedom is that media forums hesitate to print the comments.
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DocAsad May 08, 2024 12:44pm
It's a duty. Not some charity to show off
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