slide1 n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
WORKSHOP ON SALES TAX Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi 21 – 22 July 2005 PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
WORKSHOP ON SALES TAX Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi 21 – 22 July 2005

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 79

WORKSHOP ON SALES TAX Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi 21 – 22 July 2005 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 93 Views
  • Uploaded on

WORKSHOP ON SALES TAX Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi 21 – 22 July 2005. CONTENTS. Core Concepts Registration Determination of tax Book keeping, records and returns Penalties and additional tax Audit Adjudication appeals and ADRC Provincial sales tax on services Rules Case study

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'WORKSHOP ON SALES TAX Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi 21 – 22 July 2005' - enye


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide1

WORKSHOP ON SALES TAX

Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi21 – 22 July2005

contents
CONTENTS
  • Core Concepts
  • Registration
  • Determination of tax
  • Book keeping, records and returns
  • Penalties and additional tax
  • Audit
  • Adjudication appeals and ADRC
  • Provincial sales tax on services
  • Rules
  • Case study
  • Questions & answers session
slide3

CORE CONCEPTS

By

SYED MOHAMMAD SHABBAR ZAIDIPartnerA. F. Ferguson & Co.

core concepts
CORE CONCEPTS
  • Scope of tax
  • Liability of sales tax
  • Taxable activity
  • Registered person
  • Taxable supplies
  • Zero rating
  • Exemption
  • Taxable goods
  • Goods
  • Supply
  • Time of supply
  • Value of supply
  • Tax fraud
  • Tax period
core concepts1
CORE CONCEPTS

Scope of tax

slide6

REGISTRATION

By

ASIF ALI KHANSenior ManagerTaseer Hadi Khalid & Co.

registration
REGISTRATION
  • Registration
  • Compulsory Registration
  • De-registration
  • Black listing and suspension of registration
  • Change in registration particulars
  • Transfer of registration
  • Revision of registration certificate
  • Penalties
registration1
REGISTRATION

Registration

  • Registered person

A person who is registered or is liable to be registered under the Sales Tax Act 1990

  • Requirement of registration

Basic conditions

    • Person should beengaged in making taxable supplies in Pakistan (including zero rating supplies)
    • Taxable supplies should be in the course or furtherance of any taxable activity carried on
    • Person should not already be registered
registration2
REGISTRATION

Registration

Persons required to be registered

  • Manufacturer having annual turnover from taxable supplies, in any tax period during last twelve months, exceeding Rs. 5,000,000
  • Retailer having value of supplies exceeding Rs. 5,000,000 in any period during the last twelve months
  • Importer
  • Wholesaler (including Dealer)
  • Distributor
  • Person required to be registered for any duty or tax collected or paid under sales tax mode, under any Federal or Provincial law
registration3
REGISTRATION

Registration

Persons required to be registered – cont’d

  • Manufacturer

General criteria:

    • A person who engages, whether exclusively or not, in the production or manufacture of goods, irrespective that the raw material of which the goods are produced or manufactured are owned by him
registration4
REGISTRATION

Registration

Persons required to be registered – cont’d

  • Manufacturer - cont’d

Specific inclusion:

    • A person who by any process or operation:
      • Assembles;
      • Mixes;
      • Cuts;
      • Dilutes;
      • Bottles;
      • Packages;
      • Repackages; or

prepare goods by any other manner

registration5
REGISTRATION

Registration

Persons required to be registered – cont’d

  • Manufacturer - cont’d

Specific inclusion:

    • Any person who disposes of his assets in any fiduciary capacity including:
      • An assignee or trustee in bankruptcy
      • Liquidator
      • Executor
      • Curator
      • Manufacturer
      • Producer
      • Any other person
registration6
REGISTRATION

Registration

Persons required to be registered – cont’d

  • Manufacturer - cont’d

Specific inclusion:

    • Any person, firm or company which owns, holds, claims or usesany patents, proprietary or other rights to goods being manufactured,

whether in his or its name, or on his or its behalf, as the case may be,

whether or not such person, firm or company sells, distributes, consigns, or otherwise disposes of such goods

Exceptional case of manufacturer-cum-exporter for refunds

registration7
REGISTRATION

Registration

Persons required to be registered – cont’d

  • Retailer
    • A person supplying goods to general public for the purpose of consumption
  • Importer
    • A person who lawfully imports goods in Pakistan
  • Wholesaler (including Dealer)

Any person who

    • who carries on the business of buying and selling goods by wholesale or of supplying or distributing goods, directly or indirectly, by wholesale for cash / deferred payment or for commission or other valuable consideration
registration8
REGISTRATION

Registration

Persons required to be registered – cont’d

  • Wholesaler (including Dealer) – cont’d

Any person who

    • stores such goods belonging to others as an agent for the purpose of sale
    • supplying taxable goods to a person whose income is not liable to tax under the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001but has deducted tax under section 153 of the Ordinance
    • in addition to making retail supplies is engaged in wholesale business
registration9
REGISTRATION

Registration

Persons required to be registered – cont’d

  • Distributor
    • A person appointed for a specified area by:
      • manufacturer;
      • importer; or
      • any other person

to purchase goods from him for further supply

    • A person who in addition to being a distributor is also engaged in supply of goods as a wholesaler or a retailer
registration10
REGISTRATION

Registration

Persons required to be registered – cont’d

  • Under Federal Excise Act 2005

FED is collectible under sales tax mode on:

    • advertisements on closed-circuit TV and cable TV network
    • facilities for inland travel by air or railway
    • carriage of goods by air
    • shipping agents authorised to transact business on behalf of others
    • telecommunication services in respect of telephone, telegraph, telex and alike
registration11
REGISTRATION

Registration

Persons required to be registered – cont’d

  • Under Federal Excise Act 2005 – cont’d
    • Person providing services liable to FED are now required to be registered under FED Act only. Earlier, such persons were required to be registered under Sales Tax Act
    • Person already registered under Sales Tax Act for provision of excisable services in Sales Tax mode are not required to be registered under FED Act
    • Persons registered under Sales Tax Act, which now provides services liable to FED are also not required to be registered under FED Act
registration12
REGISTRATION

Registration

Persons required to be registered – cont’d

  • Under Provincial Ordinance
    • Person providing services of:
      • advertisements on TV / Radio
      • Courier
      • Hotels / Clubs
    • Person providing services as
      • Custom agents
      • Ship chandlers
      • Stevedores
registration13
REGISTRATION

Registration Procedure

Required Person

Registration application (FORM ST-1) & Stock Declaration

(Annexure)

If not Complete

Issuance of Registration Certificate

(Annexure B)

Central Registration Office

Local Registration Office

Completion of verification

If Complete

registration14
REGISTRATION

Registration Procedure – cont’d

Jurisdiction

  • Company

Area of registered office

  • Other person

Area of business activity

  • Other person having single manufacturing unit, where business premises and unit are in different areas

Area of manufacturing unit

registration15
REGISTRATION

Registration Procedure – cont’d

Modes for filing of registration application

  • If before LRO
    • Through Registered AD mail
    • Through Courier
  • If directly before CRO
    • Through Email at staxregistration@cbr.gov.pk
    • Forms should be signed & scanned

Timings for registration

  • Once liable, should be registered before making taxable supplies
  • CRO to register within 7 days of filing of application or reject within 15 days of filing
registration16
REGISTRATION

Compulsory Registration

Conditions

  • Liable person fails to apply for registration
  • Inquiry by LRO / other office, authorized by CBR, proves that the person is required to be registered

Procedure

  • Inquiry for requirement of registration
  • Submission of written report to LRO
  • issuance of notice by LRO and opportunity of personal hearing if notice is replied by the person contesting his liability to be registered
  • Decision by the LRO & if registration required transmission of the case to CRO
  • if no reply to notice, LRO forwards cases to CRO for compulsory registration
registration17
REGISTRATION

Compulsory Registration – cont’d

Obligations

  • Compulsorily registered person to comply with all the provisions of the Act
  • Failure may lead to access / examination of record, documents etc. as provided in section 25 and consequently assessment of sales tax payable under section 11 of the Act

Wrong compulsory registration

  • Due to inadvertance, error or misconstruction
  • Recommendation for de-registration by LRO
  • Cancellation of registration by CRO
  • Person shall not be liable to pay any tax, default surcharge or penalty, subject to section 3B
registration18
REGISTRATION

De-registration

  • Conditions
    • discontinuance of business
    • supplies becomes exempt from tax
    • taxable turnover during last 12 months falls below the threshold limits
    • failure to file return for 6 consecutive months
    • tax obligations not to be affected
registration19
REGISTRATION

De-registration – cont’d

  • Procedure – if application filed
    • Application to LRO on ST-3 form
    • Completion of audit or inquiry and directions for discharge of liability through final return by LRO
    • LRO specifies the date of de-registration not later than 3 months of the application or dues clearance, whichever is earlier
    • Cancellation of registration by CRO on recommendation of LRO
  • Procedure – failure to file returns
    • LRO issues written notice and grants opportunity of hearing
    • LRO recommends CRO if no liability is outstanding
registration20
REGISTRATION

Black-listing & Suspension of Registration

Conditions

  • Issuance of fake invoices
  • Evasion of Tax
  • Tax fraud
  • Only Collector is empowered to take action

Procedure

  • Confirmation of facts by the Collector
  • Opportunity to clarify position
  • Order in writing to blacklist or suspend registration to affected person, CRO and STARR
  • 90 days time for completion of inquiry if records produced
  • 90 days time for show cause on completion of inquiry
registration21
REGISTRATION

Change in Registration particulars

Conditions

  • Change in name or address
  • Change in other particulars
  • Verification for change of business category

Procedure

  • Notification of change on From ST-2 to LRO/CRO within 14 days of such change
  • Submission of Form ST-1 additionally for change in address
  • Submission of From ST-3 addtionally for change in ownership
  • Issuance of revised registration certificate by CRO
registration22
REGISTRATION

Transfer of registration

Conditions

  • Discretionary powers of CRO
  • Shifting of business activity
  • Any other valid reason given by the registered person

Procedure

  • Issuance of intimation letter by CRO at own motion or on application by the person
  • Intimation letter to be issued to registered person and the concerned Collectorates
  • Transfer of records and responsibilities
registration23
REGISTRATION

Revision of registration certificate

Conditions

  • Conversion of multiple registration into single registration

Procedure

  • Application on ST-1 for single registration to CRO
  • Ascertainment of of tax liabilities by CRO from concerned Collectorates / LTU / RTO
  • Issuance of revised registration certificate by CRO and merger of previous registration number
registration24
REGISTRATION

Penalties

  • Failure to make an application for registration

Rs.10,000 or 5% of the tax involved whichever is higher

  • If not applied within 60 days of the start of business activity

Imprisonment for a term which may extend to 3 years or with fine which may extend to equivalent to amount of tax involved, or both.

  • Failure to notify changes in particulars of registration

Rs.5,000

determination of tax liability
DETERMINATION OF TAX LIABILITY
  • How is the tax liability determined
  • Meaning of output tax
  • Meaning of input tax
  • Input tax not available
  • Cash transactions
  • Tax paid on stock before registration
  • Debit notes and credit notes
  • Refund of sales tax
determination of tax liability1
DETERMINATION OF TAX LIABILITY

How is the tax liability determined

slide35

BOOK KEEPING, RECORDS AND RETURNS

By

MEHMOOD A. RAZZAKPartnerMehmood Idress Masood & Co.

book keeping records returns
BOOK KEEPING, RECORDS & RETURNS
  • Records of supplies and purchases
  • Retention of records
  • Tax invoice
  • Returns and types of returns
  • Returns on certain occasions
  • Tax period
  • Due date
book keeping records returns1
BOOK KEEPING, RECORDS & RETURNS

Records of supplies and purchases

slide38

PENALTIES & ADDITIONAL TAX

By

MOHAMMAD ALIConsultantQaiser Mufti Associates

penalties additional tax
PENALTIES & ADDITIONAL TAX
  • Penalties
  • Additional tax
penalties additional tax1
PENALTIES & ADDITIONAL TAX

Penalties

  • Non furnishing a return within the due date
  • Non issuance an invoice when required
  • Un-authorized issuance an invoice in which an amount of tax is specified
  • Failure to notify material nature changes in the particulars of registration
  • Failure to deposit the amount of tax due or any part thereof in the time or manner laid down under the Act
  • Repetition of erroneous calculation in the return during a year whereby amount of tax less than the actual tax due is paid
penalties additional tax2
PENALTIES & ADDITIONAL TAX

Penalties

  • Failure to make application for registration
  • Failure to maintain records as required
  • Non compliance with the provisions of section 25
  • Failure to furnish the information required under sub-section (5) of section 26
  • Whosoever commits, causes to commit or attempts to commit the tax fraud
  • Violation of embargo placed on removal of goods
  • Obstruction of the authorized officer in the performance of his official duties
penalties additional tax3
PENALTIES & ADDITIONAL TAX

Penalties

  • Non compliance of section 73 of the Act
  • Failure to fulfill any of the conditions, limitations or restrictions prescribed
  • Contravention of the provisions of this Act for which no penalty has, specifically, been provided
  • Where any officer of Sales Tax authorized to act under this Act, acts or omits or attempts to act or omit in a manner causing loss to the sales tax revenue or otherwise abets or connives in any such act
penalties additional tax4
PENALTIES & ADDITIONAL TAX

Additional Tax

  • If a registered person does not pay the tax due or any part thereof, whether wilfully or otherwise, in time or in the manner specified under this Act, rules or notifications issued thereunder or claims a tax credit, refund or makes an adjustment which is not admissible to him, or incorrectly applies the rate of zero per cent to supplies made by him, he shall, in addition to the tax due, pay default surcharge.
penalties additional tax5
PENALTIES & ADDITIONAL TAX

Additional Tax

  • For the first six months of default = @ 1.5% per month of the amount of tax due or the amount of refund erroneously made
  • From 7th months onwards = @ 1.5% per month of the amount of tax due or the amount of refund erroneously made
  • In case default is on account of tax fraud= @ 2% per month of the amount of tax evaded or the amount of refund fraudulently claimed, till such time the entire liability including the amount of default discharge is paid
slide45

AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES

By

ADNAN AHMAD MUFTIPartnerShekha & Mufti, Chartered Accountants

audit rules special procedures
AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES
  • Audit Suspended todate except by DRRA
  • Modes of Audit of Sales Tax Records
    • Routine Audit
    • Investigative Audit
    • Audit by Special Auditors
  • Sales Tax Rules 2005
    • Blacklisting & Suspension of Registration
    • Credit and Debit Note
    • Apportionment of Input Tax
  • Sales Tax Special Procedures Rules 2005
    • Minimum value addition by importers
    • Minimum value addition by retailers
    • Sales Tax on Electric Power & Gas
    • Issuance of Tax Invoices against Advance

Payment Receipt

audit rules special procedures2
AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES

Routine Audit

  • At any time, but once a year, a registered person may be asked to produce both manual or computerised record lying in his possession or possession of his agent
  • Audit Observation to be replied in Fifteen (15) Days
  • Audit report, carrying quantification of charges or taxes, issued
  • 100% Penalty waived if unpaid principal tax alongwith default surcharge is paid before receipt of notice of audit
  • 75% penalty waived if unpaid principal tax alongwith default surcharge is paid at any time before issuance of show cause notice
audit rules special procedures3
AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES

Routine Audit

Monitoring, Control and Procedure

  • Audits selected through Computer Programming
  • Collector / Additional Collector may also select audits manually based on CBR’s directives
  • A particular audit team cannot audit the same registered person more than once in 2 years
  • Audit Notice to be given to taxpayer 15 days before the scheduled date of audit
  • Audit to be completed within 3 to 4 days unless extended by Assistant Collector in writing
audit rules special procedures4
AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES

Routine Audit

Monitoring, Control and Procedure

  • Audit reports prepared by auditors to be approved by Deputy / Assistant Collector and finally by Additional Collector within 14 days of commencement of audit
  • Audit report to be sent to taxpayer within 4 weeks
  • All correspondence, notices and orders sent to the registered persons to bear the seal and signature with contact details of the officer issuing it.
  • Auditors bound to affix their signatures and official seal on records checked during audits
  • Audit Completion Certificate as per STGO
audit rules special procedures5
AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES

Investigative Audit

  • The Collector or the authorized officer by CBR can inspect:
    • goods and stocks
    • records, data, documents and correspondence
    • accounts and statements
    • utility bills and bank statements
    • information regarding nature and sources of funds or assets with which the business is financed
    • any other records or documents
  • The aforesaid data can also be taken into custody by the relevant officer
  • All government departments, local bodies, autonomous bodies, corporations bound to supply requisite assistance to such officer in connection with the investigation
audit rules special procedures6
AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES

Audit by Special Auditors

  • Audit by Chartered Accountants of Cost & Management Accountants
  • Audit to be conducted as per Terms of Reference
  • Special Auditor may conduct audit of records already examined by Department
  • Audit of Retailer could involve surveillance, video filming
  • Retailer can opt for Special Audit
audit rules special procedures8
AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES

Blacklisting & Suspension of Registration

  • Collector may blacklist registration of registration person if he has evidence that the supplier has issued false invoices, or evaded tax or has committed tax fraud
  • This troubles both the supplier and the buyer
  • CBR Web Site carries names of blacklisted persons and respective Collectorate
  • What to be done to avoid hassle ?
audit rules special procedures9
AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES

Credit and Debit Note and Destruction of

Goods Rules

  • Eventualities prescribed in Section 9 to be catered through these rules
  • Time limit allowed is 180 days. Can be extended for another 180 days
  • No need to issue credit note if the buyer is an unregistered person
  • Goods unfit for consumption need to be destroyed
  • The time limit of 180 days not applicable where supplier has paid entire tax on advances
audit rules special procedures10
AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES

Apportionment of Input Tax

  • Why apportionment ?
  • What is “Residual Input” ?
  • The concept of “Provisional Adjustment” !
  • Final adjustment to be made at the end of each financial year
audit rules special procedures11
AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES

Sales Tax Special Procedure Rules 2005

audit rules special procedures12
AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES

Payment of Sales Tax by Commercial

Importers on Value Addition

  • Registration status no more a relief !
  • Applicable @ 10% to registered persons who import goods for subsequent supply to other person
  • Import for self use outside the ambit of tax under the special procedure
  • Deemed Supply at the Time of Import
  • If importer had sold his products at a higher value addition in any tax period during last year, he shall pay tax at such high rate
audit rules special procedures13
AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES

Payment of Retail Tax on Value Addition

  • Minimum value addition @ 10%
  • Incidence of tax shifted to purchase instead of sales
  • Certain Retail Sectors given benefit of low percentage of value addition
  • Audit once a year
  • Retailer declaring 6% increase in his purchases from that of last year exempted from audit
audit rules special procedures14
AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES

Payment of Sales Tax on Electric Power &

Natural Gas

  • In case of registered consumers, the utility bill issued by distribution company shall be treated as a tax invoice
  • Registered consumers entitled to claim input tax against aforesaid invoices in the tax period in which the bill is paid provided the bill contains registration number and address of the business premises declared to the Collector of such consumer
audit rules special procedures15
AUDIT, RULES & SPECIAL PROCEDURES

Issuance of Tax Invoices against Advance

Payment Receipt

  • “Advance Payment Receipt” means the receipt issued by the registered person at the time of receipt of advance
  • No tax payable at the time of issuance of tax invoice
  • Input Tax admissible on the basis of Receipt
  • Prescribed Format of Receipt not in agreement with section 2(44), Rule 110 and STGO
adjudication appeals adrc
ADJUDICATION, APPEALS & ADRC
  • Adjudication
  • Appeals
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
slide65

PROVINCIAL SALES TAX ON SERVICES

By

MAJID KHANDWALAPartnerFord Rhodes Sidat Hyder & Co.

provincial sales tax on services
PROVINCIAL SALES TAX ON SERVICES
  • Services tax under the Ordinance
  • Excisable services taxed under the Act
  • Issues relating to services tax
provincial sales tax on services1
PROVINCIAL SALES TAX ON SERVICES

Services tax under the Ordinance

Enforced through

  • Provincial Sales Tax Ordinances,2000

with effect from July 1, 2000

  • Islamabad Capital Territory (Tax On Services) Ordinance, 2001

with effect from August 18, 2001

  • All the provisions of the Sales Tax Act, 1990 made applicable
  • Sales tax rate 15%
provincial sales tax on services2
PROVINCIAL SALES TAX ON SERVICES

Services covered with effect from July 1, 2005

  • Hotels
  • Clubs
  • Caterers
  • Advertisement on TV and Radio excluding
    • those sponsored by Government agency for Health and Education
    • those sponsored by Population Welfare Division re Sathi educational promotion campaign funded by USAID and
    • those public service messages telecast on TV by WWF and UNICEF
  • Customs agents
  • Ship Chandlers
  • Stevedores
  • Courier Services
provincial sales tax on services3
PROVINCIAL SALES TAX ON SERVICES

Service withdrawn with effect from July 1, 2005

  • Marriage Halls and lawns
  • Beauty Parlours, Beauty Clinics and Slimming Clinics
  • Laundries and Drycleaners
federal excise duty in sales tax mode
FEDERAL EXCISE DUTY IN SALES TAX MODE

Other services subject to Federal Excise Duty under Federal

Excise Act, 2005 to be levied and collected as if it were a Sales

Tax under the Sales Tax Act, 1990

SRO 648(1)/2005 dated July 1, 2005 specifies the following services –

  • Advertisement on closed circuit TV
  • Advertisement on cable TV network
  • Inland Travel by air
  • Travel by train in air-conditioned Sleeper and Parlour Class and First Class Sleeper (12.5%)
  • Inland Carriage of good by air
  • Shipping Agents
  • Telecommunication Services (new additions)
    • Payphone cards and prepaid calling cards
    • Wireless Local Loop
  • Exempt telecommunication services
    • Billings by internet service providers
    • International leased line charges payable by registered software exporting firms and licensed data and internet service providers
    • Pager service
provincial sales tax on services4
PROVINCIAL SALES TAX ON SERVICES

The Sales Tax Special Procedures Rules, 2005

  • Chapter IX - Special Procedure for Persons Providing or Rendering Taxable Services
  • Contains General Provisions
  • Contains Specific Provisions as follows -
  • Part One – Custom House Agents and Ship Chandlers
  • Part Two – Courier Services
  • Part Three – Advertisements on Television and Radio
provincial sales tax on services5
PROVINCIAL SALES TAX ON SERVICES

General Provisions –Significant aspects

  • In the case of Hotels, Stevedores and Courier services – gross amount charged is subject to tax.
  • In the case of Clubs, taxable service does not include consideration received for membership fees, refundable deposits or security.
  • Tax point in case of services provided over a period of time is upon completion of service or receipt of money, whichever is earlier.
  • Where an extended credit facility is provided, invoices may be raised at the end of each month.
  • Input tax on purchases and imports and utilities like gas, electricity and telephone (excluding mobile telephone?) may be adjusted.
  • Input adjustment is permissible on paid (and not on payable) basis.
  • Apportionment Rules apply
  • Provisions of Section 59 apply in case of new registrants.
  • A single registration may be obtained in the jurisdiction of the Sales Tax Collectorate where he is assessed for income tax purposes.
provincial sales tax on services6
PROVINCIAL SALES TAX ON SERVICES

Special Provisions – Part One

Customs Agents

  • Taxable service does not include consideration received on account of transportation charges, demurrage, wharfage, duties and taxes, toll taxes, municipal charges, port charges, handling charges, packing charges, labour payment and other reimbursable expenses.
  • Minimum benchmark level for value of taxable service per document is as follows -
provincial sales tax on services7
PROVINCIAL SALES TAX ON SERVICES
  • Audit once a year if tax deposited less than minimum benchmark level per document
  • No routine audit if tax deposited in accordance with minimum benchmark level per document
  • Audit once in three years if tax deposited twice or more than the minimum benchmark level per document

Ship Chandlers

  • Means a licensed person under the Customs Ship Chandlers (Licensing) Rules, 1980
  • Who transacts business relating to supply of provisions and stores on any conveyance proceeding to any foreign port, airport or station
  • Taxable service does not include consideration received on other accounts such as transportation charges, toll taxes, municipal charges, port charges, handling charges, packing charges, labour charges
provincial sales tax on services8
PROVINCIAL SALES TAX ON SERVICES

Special Provisions – Part Two

Courier Services

  • Taxable Services is any service provided by a courier company in relation to delivery of documents, goods or articles
  • No sales tax on office mail where the consignee and consignor are the same person
  • Refund may be claimed in respect of courier services related to export of goods where a goods declaration has been filed, treating such services as zero rated ?

Special Provisions – Part Three

Advertisements on Television and Radio

  • Input tax on advertisements routed through advertising agency permissible
  • Invoice format specified to allow insertion of name of advertising agency as well as the advertiser.
slide77

CASE STUDY

By

MUHAMMAD HANIF SHEIKH

case study
CASE STUDY
  • Sales tax on scrap and fixed assets
  • Sales tax on advances
  • Discounts
  • Liability of sales tax
  • Insurance
case study1
CASE STUDY

Sales tax on scrap and fixed assets