As part of the first phase of implementing the Cabinet Decision, the FTA called on producers, importers, and stockpilers of sweetened drinks with added sugar to abide by the Decision and start registering for excise
tax purposes, noting that Excise
Tax is an indirect tax that is imposed on certain products deemed harmful in an effort to curb their consumption.
HE Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, pointed out that these new amendments to the Cabinet's decision on excise
tax are part of the UAE's keenness to reduce harmful consumer practices by establishing a legislative and procedural base that supports national efforts to curb unhealthy practices that cause chronic diseases.
The Revenue Service indicated that in the first half of 2019 excise
revenue was mostly affected by changed tax rates.
The FTA called on all businesses dealing with excise
goods to follow the new process of registering excise
goods and ensure all required documents are readily available when submitting the registration request for the goods.
Chawla said that it showed that the officers and officials of Sindh excise
department were working hard to eliminate the drug peddlers, adding that all stakeholders had to work together for discouraging the use of the drugs in new generation.
Meanwhile Sindh Minister for Excise
and Taxation and Narcotics Control and Parliamentary Affairs Mukesh Kumar Chawla expressed hope that the Excise
officials would continue their efforts against drug peddlers.
2233 increasing the excise
tax on tobacco products,' Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said in a text message yesterday.
That apart, secretary excise
Nabil Awan has issued orders which dictate that property tax challans - along with all other types of challans - will be issued through computerised printing.
According to Director Excise
and Taxation, Rawalpindi, Muhammad Sohail Arshad, the property, motor and professional tax payers can visit the Excise
Offices to pay the taxes on Saturday and Sunday.
Muscat: The electronic system for registration of taxpayers subject to excise
tax, which will be implemented from June 15, in terms of submitting the required tax returns and the subsequent paying of the tax due, is ready.
QUETTA: Advisor to CM for Excise
and Taxation Malik Naeem Bazai said, the Excise
Department has been progressing its tax collection target added government has decided to take strict action against corrupt elements in government departments.
The list of consumer products that were chosen by the government for levying excise
tax last month is 'not final' even as some goods could either be added or removed from the list, an official of the General Tax Authority (GTA) said at a seminar on excise
tax organised by Qatar Chamber on Wednesday.