In the wake of the recent wave of digitisation, the provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has set up online platforms for many important public services. According to the Digital KP campaign, which has been introduced under the vision of Digital Pakistan, the year 2020 is the year of digital transformation for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. One of the most publicly beneficial moves in this regard is the digitisation of the Excise and Taxation Department, KPK.
It is officially known as the Excise, Taxation, and Narcotics Control Department. Ever since its digitisation, this KPK government authority is facilitating people by providing them online access to many of its core and related services. Along with providing online services, the Excise and Taxation Department, KPK, also has a very important role to play in the field of tax and revenue collection.
So, without further ado, let’s find out more about this very important institution of the KPK government, its core services, and the facilities it offers to the general public.
About the Excise and Taxation Department, KPK
As discussed, the Excise, Taxation, and Narcotics Control Department in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is primarily responsible to deal with matters pertaining to taxes, duties, and revenue collection. It also acts as the regulatory authority, which governs the motor vehicle registration processes taking place in the region.
The authority is also responsible to trace-out any illegal or smuggled vehicles and take necessary actions against their owners. As the name suggests, this institution of the KPK government also regulates the production and sale of tobacco and cess products.
Official Hierarchy of Department of Excise and Taxation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
The Excise, Taxation, and Narcotic Control Department is administered by the Ministry of Excise and Taxation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The ministry is a very important part of the Chief Minister’s cabinet. Now, let’s take a look at the official hierarchy of this KPK government authority.
As per the flowchart given above, the Minister, Secretary, and Additional Secretary of the Excise and Taxation Department in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are the three official leading members. The rest of the officials have specific departments to take care of.
Now that we have given you a brief overview of the institution and its official hierarchy, let’s get to know more about some core services provided by the Excise and Taxation Department KPK.
Core Services Provided by the Excise and Taxation Department, KPK
As discussed, some of the key services this government institution offers include:
- Different Types of Tax Collection
- Online Vehicle Verification in KPK
- Vehicle Registration Tax Calculator
Different Types of Tax Collection
The Excise and Taxation Department is an effective and only government institution that facilitates taxpayers in KPK. It is responsible for the collection of different types of taxes and tracks the status of paid duties and taxes by people. Whether domestic or commercial, all types of taxes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are managed by this provincial government authority.
As per their official website, the Excise and Taxation Department collects and manages the following categories of taxes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:
- Urban Immovable Property Taxes – This category includes different types of taxes levied on property owners. To know about different types of property taxes in Pakistan, check out this blog.
- Motor Vehicle Taxes – Vehicle owners in Pakistan are also subjected to different types of taxes. All of such taxes are collected by this KPK government authority.
- Professional Tax – It is a tax levied by the government on professionals earning income through salary or practicing any sort of entrepreneurship.
- Hotel Tax – It’s kind of a tax collected from the hotel owners or managements in KPK.
- MV Dealer Tax – Motor Vehicle (MV) Dealer Tax is not only collected by the motor vehicle dealers but it also covers and regulates the real estate agents in the province.
Online Vehicle Verification in KPK
One of the most useful services provided by the Excise and Taxation Department, KPK is the online vehicle verification. Here’s how to verify vehicle registration in KPK online in a few simple steps:
- As of now, except for Balochistan, the facility of online vehicle verification in Pakistan is available in every province.
- So, if you happen to live in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the very first thing you need to in this regard is visit www.kpexcise.gov.pk/mvrecords/
- Punch in the required vehicle details including your district and vehicle’s registration number.
- Finally, click on the search button and wait for the desired results.
The search results may contain the following fields:
- Registration Details
- Owner’s Details
- Vehicle Information
- Chassis Number
- Year of Registration
- Engine Number
- Company Name
- Vehicle Model
- Tax Payment Details
- Engine Capacity
This was the step-by-step procedure on how to verify vehicle registration in KPK online. In our next section, we’ll take a look at the online Vehicle Registration Tax Calculator. It is another key facility offered by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Department of Excise and Taxation.
On a side note, you may also be interested in taking a look at our detailed guides on the vehicle verification process in Punjab, Sindh, and Islamabad. You may also be interested in learning about the process of how to check vehicle registration through SMS in Pakistan.
Online Vehicle Registration Tax Calculator
If you don’t know how to calculate the vehicle registration tax in KPK online, then here’s the complete process in this regard.
First of all, navigate to the following link: www.kpexcise.gov.pk/app/reg-tax-calculator/
As shown in the picture above, you may have to pick on one of the following vehicles:
- Government Registered Vehicle
- Private Vehicle
- Commercial Vehicle
- Commercial Loader
- Passenger Carrying Vehicle
Once you have chosen your vehicle, now type in the purchase amount, date of purchase, and your desired district.
After filling out all this information, a table will appear in the middle of your screen. It will show you the following fields and calculated prices against them: Registration Fee, Lifetime Token Tax, and Number Plate Charges (for a small-sized plate). This is how to calculate the vehicle registration tax in KPK online.
Excise and Taxation KPK Head Office Address
The head office of excise and taxation department is located on the following address:
Visit: Shami Road, Bashirabad, Peshawar
Excise and Taxation KPK Contact Number
To get assisted by one of the offices of the Excise department in KPK, you can always dial the below-given number:
Note: In case, you’re calling from a mobile phone, don’t forget to dial “091” before the number.
For more details on any of the above-mentioned processes, you can always visit the official website of the Excise Department in KPK.
This wraps our detailed overview of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Department of Excise and Taxation. We hope this blog has answered many of your questions related to this very important institution of the KPK government.
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