43 % increase in sales of smuggled cigarettes. FBR (Federal Board of Revenue) from the illegal and smuggled cigarettes companies run media against the illegal sale of cigarettes could not prevent.
During last 6 years Illegal cigarette sales increased by more than 43 percent of the annual 24 billion to the national exchequer is likely to lose.
According to the report in regarding of illegal and smuggled cigarettes in Pakistan in every 4 cigarettes a cigarette is illegal. In the selling cigarettes in country 23.7 % cigarettes are illegal which is worth an annual 19.5 billion.
According to the report during last six months 43 % increases in sales of smuggled cigarettes collectively. The national exchequer in terms of taxes and duties, the overall loss of 24 billion happens.
According to the report in Pakistan 17.3 billion locally manufactured any duty or tax in contract with cigarettes. The residual cigarette smuggling is brought illegally.
According to the report illegally manufactured cigarettes in a staggering increase in prices due to the poor situation of border checks and traders are going to get more profit.
It is cleared that FBR (Federal Board of Revenue) recent price in versus of the illegal and smuggled cigarettes once they have spent on media campaigns.
But conditions could not been well and in all over the country illegal and smuggled cigarettes are being sold openly and freely but in this regard concerned officials silence is the proved of it that FBR (Federal Board of Revenue) to prevent tax evasion, false advertising and display advertising only to reveal to her when the open sale of cigarettes from relevant institutions is clear evidence of bribe- taking.
- Posted On: October 12, 2015
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