Top court bars mobile operating companies from charging additional taxes – Research Snipers

Top court bars mobile operating companies from charging additional taxes

As per the details, the apex court of the country has barred the mobile network operators from charging the additional taxes on recharging.

After the orders by the top court, the mobile users will now be getting Rs88.89 instead of Rs76.94 on the recharge of Rs100. That means that the Supreme Court of Pakistan gave relief of Rs 11.95 to the mobile users.

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Earlier on April 27, the Supreme Court restored taxes on the mobile phone recharge after which the network users were receiving Rs77.19 on the charge of Rs100.

Back in June of 2018, a bench of the Supreme Court headed by then Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar had suspended the tax deduction imposed on the recharge of prepaid cards by the mobile network service providers and the tax department of the country.

Former top judge of Pakistan had questioned that how a person who doesn’t fall within the tax net is made to pay taxes on the mobile phone recharge. He further said that time that the tax should be levied from a person whose cell phone use exceeds the fixed limit.