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Excise department challans 4154 vehicles of tax defaulters

RAWALPINDI: Excise and Taxation Department, under a grand operation, issued challan slips to 4154 token tax defaulters’ vehicles during December.

According to an Excise and Taxation Department spokesman, 4154 unregistered and token tax defaulters’ vehicles were issued challan slips in Rawalpindi district.

Twelve teams, constituted for Rawalpindi district on the directive of Director Excise, Tanveer Abbas Gondal under the supervision of Excise and Taxation Officer (ETO) Motor Vehicles, Sohail Shahzad checked vehicles’ documents on different roads.

The teams, comprising inspectors are regularly conducting raids and the vehicles of the rules violators are being challaned and impounded.The teams checked thousands of vehicles during last month.

He informed that the department recovered over Rs eight million arrears in December.

The owners of properties and vehicles have been urged to pay their taxes at the earliest else strict action against the defaulters would be taken under the law.

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Such situation, he said instead of bringing improvement create further complications.

He issued these directives while addressing performance review meeting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) here in CM’s Secretariat on Thursday.