Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Revenue Authority (KPRA) launched a week-long registration drive to provide on-spot registration to unregistered businesses in the services sector operating in Dera Ismail Khan (D.I. Khan) and Kohat districts, according to news sources.
As per the details, the KPRA visited restaurants, hotels, and business centres situated along Indus Highway, between D.I Khan and Kohat for instant registrations at the doorstep and creating awareness about the sales tax and benefits of the said drive. The USAID’s KP Revenue Mobilisation Activity is offering financial assistance for this registration drive.
On the directives of the KPRA Director General (DG), the authority visited businesses on Diyal Road, Canal Road, and Circular Road. The KPRA team was in DI Khan till Wednesday and after that, the camps were shifted to Kohat, where the drive will be concluded was concluded on Friday (March 11). Reportedly, the purpose of the drive is to create awareness for tax acculturation and strengthen the revenue base of the provincial government.
It is important to note that the KPRA started a 3-day registration campaign in collaboration with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in order to facilitate non-taxpayers by providing an instant registration facility to get their businesses registered associated with the services sector in Peshawar.