A defense attorney was cross-examining a police officer during a murder trial – it went like this: Q. Officer, did you see my client fleeing the scene? A. No sir, but I subsequently observed a person matching the description of the offender running several blocks away. Q. Officer, who provided this description? A. The officer […]
Following are major taxes collected vide law and legislation levied by the Pakistan Federal government. Federal Government Taxes: Income Tax Super Tax Wealth Tax Gift tax Turnover Tax Corporate Asset Tax Corporate Income Tax (A) Import Duties Import Surcharge Export Duties Iqra Surcharge Income Tax on imports Import Licence Fee Import Registration Fee Export Registration Fee […]
Purchasing a real estate in Pakistan can be atricky process due to lack of a standardised system,therefore, a complete and thorough search in respect of title of the seller to the real estate must be carried out. A general practice is to investigate title of the current vendor and any previous owner(s) for the last […]
Hotel/Restraunt Registration is mandatory for a food supplier in order to commence business in Pakistan. In Pakistan Law relating to food items which may or may not be served in hotels and restraunts is administered under various statutes and rules.The Pakistan Hotels and Restaurants Act, 1976 and The Pakistan Hotels and Restaurants Rules, 1977 were incorporated for […]
WHAT IS A SOLE TRADER? A sole proprietorship also known as a sole trader/sole owner, or simply proprietorship is a type of business entity which is owned and run by one individual and where there is no legal distinction between the owner and the business. All profits and all losses accrue to the sole owner […]
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 […]
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.
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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 […]
While Article 18 of the Constitution affords every citizen with the right to enter upon any lawful profession or occupation, and to conduct any lawful trade or business, the Industrial and Commercial Employment (Standing Orders) Ordinance was enacted in 1968 to address the relationship between employer and employee and the contract of employment. The Ordinance […]