KCCI Press Release

K-Electric’s temporary facilitation desk activated at KCCI

PR No.: PR-/153
Released On: August 31, 2021
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Islamic Date: Muharram ul Haram 22, 1443 A.H.

KARACHI: To facilitate Members of the business & industrial community, K-Electric’s temporary facilitation desk has been established at the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry to assist members which was activated from August 31, 2021.According to a statement issued, the facilitation desk was inaugurated jointly by Senior Vice President KCCI M. Saqib Goodluck and General Manager KE Hina Malik in a simple ceremony which was also attended by Chairman Public Sector Utilities Subcommittee Atif Jameel ur Rehman and Deputy Chairman Tanveer Barry.KE’s team will be available at KCCI for two working days a week i.e., Tuesday and Thursday with public dealing timings from 10:00AM till 01:30PM and they will continue to facilitate the members for four consecutive weeks.As per amendments in the Finance Act, KE has been tasked to charge 7.5 percent withholding tax on KE’s bills amounting to more than Rs.25,000/- from July 1, 2021 in case of non-filers. However, Income Tax filers are exempted in this regard. Filers, who receive KE bills in the names other than their own, may get their names added in KE’s data as User for availing exemption of withholding tax which can easily be done by visiting the facilitation desk at KCCI where the members will also be provided the facility to get their ownership changed in KE’s Bills.KCCI has requested its members to benefit from this facility at the Chamber and get their above-mentioned issues timely resolved.

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