KPRA conducts training workshop for Withholding Agents in Kohat Division

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Kohat: To build the capacity of its withholding agents, promote tax culture in the province, and increase tax compliance the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) held a workshop for the officials of government departments and representatives of private entities of Kohat, Karak, and Hangu.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Mobilization (KPRM) assisted the KPRA in conducting the workshop. The participants were including officials of District Administration Kohat, Karak, and Hangu, Accounts Offices, Tehsil Municipal Administrations of the three Districts, and Education Department, Local Government Department, Colleges, Universities, OGDCL, FATA University, KUST, WSSK, and Kohat Board.

KPRA Additional Collector South Aftab Ahmad in his welcome remarks thanked the participants for attending the workshop. He shed light on the history of sales tax on services in the province, and the importance of taxes for the development of the country and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He assured complete support to the participants. “We need your assistance to ensure tax compliance. We have worked in collaboration to generate revenue for the government to be spent on public uplift schemes and I and my team will be available for your assistance,” he said.

The additional collector KPRA awarded certificates to the participants of the training.

Deputy Collector KPRA South Region Saud Khan Wazir briefed the participants on the KP Sales Tax on Services Withholding Regulations 2020, in his presentation and explained the whole process of how to calculate and withhold sales tax from the service providers and how to submit their sales tax returns.

The KPRA team including Audit Officer Kamil Zada, Audit Officer Wasif ur Rehman and Inspector Mohammad Ishaq, and Inspector Abdul Khaliq answered the questions of the participants.

The participants of the training workshop KPRA for providing them the opportunity to learn and assured that they will try their best to ensure tax compliance and play their part in the progress and development of the country.

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