TAXATION – WHERE DOES PAKISTAN STAND? PART II TO TAX OR NOT TO TAX AGRICULTURE (Feb 2015)

TAXATION – WHERE DOES PAKISTAN STAND? (PART II) TO TAX OR NOT TO TAX AGRICULTURE

Published in: February 2015

The second part, “To Tax or Not to Tax Agriculture” highlights the fact that the agriculture sector, in spite of its representation in the national GDP of 21%, and in spite of having an income of an estimated PKR 3.89Tn annually contributes next to nothing as taxes. On the contrary, the industrial sector, though also having the same share of 21% in GDP contributes a mammoth 60% to the exchequer as taxes.

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