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LCCI urges business community to avail the amnesty scheme

May 16, 2019 • news

Lahore: The Lahore Chambers of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Almas Haider lauds the announcement of the amnesty scheme, and encouraged the business community to avail it, according to a news source. He said that the scheme will play a vital role in documenting the economy.

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The LCCI president appreciated that all Pakistanis, except for government employees, can avail the scheme to declare their local and offshore assets. He recommended that the owners of undeclared bank accounts and immovable properties should avail this opportunity. Haider is of the view that this scheme will help remove misconceptions between the tax collecting authorities and the business community.

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He also mentioned that declared undocumented assets will help the business community to do business in the future without facing any fears. Not just that, the amnesty scheme, according to Haider, will help promote business activity in the country.