Pakistan News / Islamabad News > Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani gave a briefing to Federal Minister for Finance Abdul Hafeez Sheikh on next year’s development program.
In the meeting the PM advised the minister to give as much relief to the people as it is possible in the next budget.
Hafeez said that the tax payers may take the sigh of relief but the tax evaders cannot escape for the long time. He said that the poor people really deserve for the relief.
The finance minister said he wants to implement General Sales Tax (GST) at uniform rate, but the parliament is not agreed on it. He said that all the additional taxes would be abolished gradually. There should be only income tax and GST in the country. Federal Excise duty cannot be finished at once, but it would cease to end in next couple of years.