Taxation - Zameen Blog


December 11, 2018 • blog,Pakistan Real Estate,Taxation Comments (1)

The year so far has brought big changes for the real estate sector. Whether one likes the new regime or not, a large number of new changes were announced that are bound to modify the structure of real estate in particular and Pakistani economy in general. The trend of increased regularisation The general trend has been towards the increased

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December 6, 2018 • blog,General,Pakistan Real Estate,Taxation Comments (10)

The long-anticipated Directorate General Immovable Properties (DG IMP) has finally been announced. DG IMP was announced as a part of the previous government’s bid to formalise and regularise and

November 23, 2018 • blog,General,Taxation Comments (2)

To file or not to file, that is the question. Is it better to pay the taxes – as most of us do in a number of ways – but not file tax returns? Is it better to retain any profits you may make and

October 4, 2018 • blog,Buying,Pakistan Real Estate,Taxation Comments (25)

National Assembly passed the amendments to the Supplementary Finance (Amendment) Bill 2018 on October 3, 2018. Proposed on September 19, 2018, the biggest highlight of the budget was the proposal for

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September 26, 2018 • blog,Buying,Housing Schemes,Taxation Comments (4)

What taxes and transfer fees do you have to pay to buy property in Defence (DHA) Lahore, Karachi or Islamabad? This is, perhaps one of the most common question received on Zameen Blogs, particularly

September 19, 2018 • blog,Pakistan Real Estate,Taxation Comments (3)

  Budget 2018-19 had its pros and cons and a significant impact on the real estate sector of Pakistan. One of its most discussed highlights of the budget was that the previous government, in its

September 6, 2018 • blog,Taxation Comments (16)

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is a tax levied by the federal government. It is basically the profit you make by selling your property. So basically, it is only the seller who pays CGT. In Finance Act 2017,

August 28, 2018 • blog,General,Taxation Comments (3)

The Budget 2018-19 took some radical measures towards making the difference between tax filers and non-filers even more pronounced. Non-filers can no longer buy new cars or property valued at more

August 3, 2018 • blog,General,Pakistan Real Estate,Taxation Comments (0)

Tax Amnesty 2018 has come to an end. It was an ambitious plan by the former government. For state, it was supposed to serve two primary purposes: (i) Broadening the tax net; (ii) Repatriation of

July 13, 2018 • blog,General,Taxation Comments (2)

  The purpose of property taxation the world over is to provide funds to the local governments for their development projects and uplift schemes. Due to the high-profile nature of the national

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