Foreign direct investment (FDI) refers to long term participation by a country A into country B (in this case Pakistan) . It usually involves participation in management, joint-venture, transfer of technology and expertise. There are two types of FDI: Inward foreign direct investment and; Outward foreign direct investment resulting in a net FDI inflow (positive […]
The Government of Pakistan has so far signed agreements to avoid double taxation with 47 countries including almost all the developed countries of the world and such agreements are being signed with other countries as well. These agreements lay down the ceilings on tax rates applicable to different types of income arising in Pakistan. They also […]
Capital Value Tax on Real Estate Related Transactions in Pakistan A Capital value tax at the rate of 2 percent of recorded value has been levied vide Finance Act, 2006. This is applicable in urban areas for residential property exceeding an area of one kanal and in case of commercial properties without any threshold of […]
WHAT IS PROPERTY/REAL ESTATE LAW? Property law is the area of law that governs the various form of ownership in real property (land as distinct from personal or movable possessions) and in personal property, within the common law legal system. In the civil law system, there is a division between movable and immovable property. Movable […]
Following are the Steps for trademark registration in pakistan: Search before filing of Application. Filing of Application. Preliminary Examination. Final order for Publication. Printing in Trademarks Journal. Opposition Procedure. Issuance of Registration Certificate. Renewal of the Registration. Post Registration matters. Rectification Procedure.
Taxes in Pakistan have a large spectrum which include taxes at muncipal level upto Federal Level. Legislation and Law exists to regulate all type of taxation. A broad description regarding the nature of administration of these taxes is explained below: Direct Taxes Direct taxes primarily comprise income tax, alongwith supplementary role of wealth tax. For the […]
The Steps to formation/incorporation of a company in pakistan are as follows; Seek Approval from the concerned ministry if special permission before incorporation/formation of a company in Pakista is required Seek approval for the availability of the proposed name. File a range of documents to the Registrar which varies from company to company depnding on whether it is a single member company, […]
A person who intends to start/form a business in pakistan can work as any of the following given proper approvals and licenses are acquired by the individual/person : A sole trader A sole service provider A partnership (partnership can be from two members to twenty members) usuall Doctors, Accountants and Lawyers An association not for profit A […]