Non-Filer’s to pay more taxes on electricity & gas bills

The Federal Board of Revenues has imposed an additional tax of up to 17 % on the unregistered industrial and commercial electric city and gas consumers which will be a matter of concern for Non-Filer’s to pay more taxes.

FBR Notification for Non-Filer’s to pay more taxes.

In a notification released by the Ministry of Finance on Friday,  The Revenue division said: In exercise of the power conferred by the sub-section (5) of section 3 of the Sale Tax Act, 1990, and with reference to its notification no SRO 509(1)/2013, dated June 12,2013.

The Federal Government is pleased to levy tax, on the total billed amount apart from the amount of federal taxes, in addition to the tax payable under sub-section (1) of section 3 of the said act, on supplies of electric power and natural gas to a person having industrial or commercial connections.

Who will be Charged additional charges

The board has further clarified that the additional taxes will be collected from people as per the below scenarios;-

  1. Non Sales Tax registration number holders.
  2. Non Active Tax Filer’s.


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How much additional tax will be charged from Non-Tax Filer

Non-filers to be handed over 5 % to 17 % additional tax on commercial consumer monthly bills.

A further tax of 5 % will be charged to consumers with a monthly bill of around Rs 10,000.

7 % additional tax will be imposed on consumers with a monthly bill ranging between 10,000 to 20,000 rupees.

Moreover, consumer-generated bill between Rs 20,00 to 30,000 will have to bear a further tax of 10 % being non-tax filer.

The notification also says, that FBR will collect 12 % additional tax from consumers whose monthly bill is ranging between 30,00 to 40,000 rs,

Similarly, 15 additional tax will be charged on monthly bills of Rs 40,000 to 50,000/- and likewise in case of bill is above 50,000 rupees 17 % of additional tax will be handed to the user’s.


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