KPRA imposes fine on restaurants, hotels for tax evasion in Dera region.
DERA ISMAIL KHAN: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2022
BY MUHAMMAFD IRFAN MUGHAL
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority(KPRA) South Region imposed a penalty on several restaurants and hotels during a crackdown launched against sales tax evaders here on Friday.
A team comprising a Deputy Collector Muhammad Munir, Audit Officer Wasif Rehman, Inspector Abdul Khaliq and Admin Officer Mohammad Ejaz paid visit to hotels and resturants in Dera Ismail Khan area in line with directives of Additional Collector KPRA South Region Masood Shah and checked their invocies and tax record.
Those restaurants that have not issued invoices as per KP Sales Tax Act 2022 were issued show cause notices with Rs 1,00,000 fine each while those that were not maintaining record were given show cause notices each with Rs 10,000 fine.
The team also warned the restaurants that were not getting registered with the authority would be sealed.
The Deputy Collector sternly warned unregistered restaurants and hotels to register their businesses with KPRA as soon as possible, otherwise they will be dealt with strictly.