Crackdown Against Non-Tax Paid Vehicles Across Sindh

The government of Sindh has initiated a crackdown effective from Monday, the 22nd of October against the vehicles running on road with unpaid motor vehicle tax.

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According to Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation & Narcotics Control and Parliamentary Affairs, Mukesh Kumar Chawla the Sindh Excise and Taxation Department will launch a road-checking campaign across the Sindh province from 22nd October to 1st November to nab motor vehicles for non-payment of vehicle taxes, unregistered vehicles or vehicles plying as per transfer letter.

A total of 11 teams have been dispatched to 38 key locations on a hunt for offenders. If they find a car on which the tax hasn’t been paid, it will be impounded. Owners will have to pay their taxes as well as heavy penalty to get their cars back.

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Their checkpoints have been set up in different areas including MA Jinnah Road (Quaid’s mausoleum), Shahrah-e-Quaideen, Muslimabad, Shaheen Complex, Kemari, Clifton, Bath Island and PIDC.

For those not carrying their vehicle documents along, are also going to be out of luck as the police will file a case against them. Therefore it has now become vitally important to carry all the necessary documents with you while you are traveling in your car.

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This is indeed an appreciable measure by the provincial government that will bring all the non-tax payers in the tax net with immediate effect. Otherwise when you go out to buy a used car, you often come across cases where the vehicle tax remains unpaid for more than a decade. Therefore the citizens must also take the responsibility and pay their taxes as soon as possible before being penalized.

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