CJ takes notice of taxes imposed on POL products


-File Photo

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of the taxes being imposed on petroleum products.

Taking notice of the matter, a livid Chief Justice issued notice to the Attorney General remarking that the prices of petroleum products in Pakistan rarely go down when there is a decrease in oil prices internationally.

To this Additional Attorney General Nasar stated that, Pakistan has the lowest sales tax on the petroleum products compare to other countries like India. CJP however, turn down the argument and said that the comparison between India and Pakistan

The top judge ordered the authorities to submit a complete chart of taxes that are imposed on the product.

Justice Nisar ordered a complete forensic audit of the process and a comprehensive report to be submitted till the next hearing which will be held after a week.