ISLAMABAD: The government has increased gas value of supply to the CNG consumers for the purpose of sales tax in the range of 5pc to 6pc across the country.

A sales tax notification SRO587 of 2022 was released on Thursday by amending SRO39 of 2022 to increase the value of supply to the CNG consumers for the purpose of charging sales tax from CNG stations by the gas transmission and distribution companies.

For region-I—Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Potohar Region---Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Gujar Khan, the value of supply of gas was increased to Rs140 per kg from Rs134.57, an increase of Rs5.43 or 4pc.

For region-II—Sindh and Punjab excluding Potohar region, the value was increased to Rs135 per kg from Rs128.11, an increase of 6.89 or 5.37pc.

Published in Dawn, May 13th, 2022

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