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Small traders reject plan for tax collection through electricity bills

By News Desk

March 23, 2024 03:26 PM


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Small businesses in Karachi have rejected government’s proposal for tax collection through electricity bills, adding that such proposals were rejected by the community in the past, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday.

President of Anjuman Tajran Karachi Javed Shams told media that government will fail to implement this decision on traders’ resistance.

He said traders blatantly reject government’s proposal and if government tried to impose then traders community will stage protest demonstration.

He further said if the government did not scrapped the proposal, traders community will go to the court against the government decision.

Javed Shams said that K Electric has around half a million commercial customers in Karachi. And traders were already disappointed with the performance of K Electric especially over-billing. President Anjuman Tajran said traders will stage protest demonstrations if the government tried to forcefully collect taxes through electricity bills.

 

Reporter: Ayaz Rana


News Desk


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