Know all about Amnesty Scheme

Know all about Amnesty Scheme


The tax Amnesty scheme-2019 was announced on 5 April 2018. This scheme and budget is comprehensive effort by Government for formalizing the economy and most urgently currency reserves in Pakistan. This situation is ambiguous in past. The court has mentioned rules on this scheme, thus many people are holding it to see unfolds situation. Now Court has announced this Amnesty scheme where people have started availing in large number to gain success.

It has been extended from 2018 to 2019, however there’s ample time for availing from this scheme. You need to move through this process for registering and availing the Amnesty scheme in 2019.

Register on ‘FBR’ system

There’re 2 methods you can complete it; register it for Amnesty scheme as mentioned below- you can see form. It’s also recommended to choose letter you can’t file on taxes when you can register it for this scheme. For this you can see post how to register a file, online for Amnesty scheme? Please note a point if you’re already registered then no need it again. For registering purpose you need to follow some steps. This process is called normal registration process.

1-    Click on registration for unregistered person help

2-    Enter registration no and password

3-    Fill details and then click on submit button

4-    Calculate your taxes and details

5-    You can declare your foreign assets there

What’s Amnesty Scheme for GST?

The lenient nil filers and non-filers returns can have one time. This scheme is from the Govt. to unregister the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council. Tax officials told that there’re 25 lakh approximate. Now people can’t give anything however they will add some extra work to this system. A exit scheme is like a relief to tax-payers because it will bring down cost and at the same time there’ll be less pressure on network. Now Govt. also tries for Amnesty scheme for increasing compliances with tax laws. 

According to laws, the person who is registered with GST with one return file- in form! Return should be filed by a person on monthly or quarterly basis. It’s filed by an Input service distributor (ISD). Thus you must mention the collected or deducted details with specified amount. Please note that taxable person will file for specific time period without any transactions. Every Pakistani can avail this scheme however politically exposed persons are not eligible.

Amnesty Scheme

·       Income’s source need for annual remittance less than USD 100,00 or 0% payment

·       2% on foreign cash when brought into Pakistan

·       5% payment on dollar’s account

·       3% on income which is earned from 2017

·       5% payment on income on all assets (property, gold, shares and cash)

·       Users earning more than PKR 100,000/monthly then ‘no tax’

·       Users earning more than 1 lac then 5% tax

·       Users earning more than 2 lac have to pay 10% tax

·       Users earning more than 4 lac need to pay  15% tax

This Amnesty scheme is ruled by SC or NAB. This will survive for high end market. This is not allowed to purchase property with 5 million RS. Plots with low price will have good demand in market.

Sarfaraz Ahmad

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