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Industry Flays Duty on Computer Hardware Import


Islamabad – The government’s recent decision of giving tax exemption to computers and laptops while charging around 20 percent levy on the import of computer hardware has put the local industry on the verge of collapse. Two types of computers are available in the market: those assembled abroad, bearing some ...

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Special Thanks to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Advisor to PM on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan and FBR Officials


The budgetary steps taken by the government for the IT sector were revolutionary to save it from Collapse. This will benefit the IT sector and its stakeholders and will help the growth of the information technology in the country. The withdrawal of GST on the IT industry particularly on computers ...

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PCA lauds Budget as Positive and IT Business Friendly


ISLAMABAD: The Chairman Pakistan Computer Association, Munawar Iqbal has termed the budget 2016-17 as positive and IT business friendly. In a statement here today, he said the budgetary steps taken by the government for the IT sector were revolutionary to save it from Collapse. He said this will benefit the ...

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Budget 2016-17: PCA delegation meets Haroon Akhtar Khan (Advisor to P.M. Pakistan on Revenue)


Advisor to Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan has assured the vendors of computers and computer accessories to contemplate for making their proposals part of the Finance Bill to further regulate the market where the industry guaranteed additional revenue of Rs 1.3 billion annually. This, he stated, during a ...

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Budget proposals: Computer industry strongly reacts to FBR’s response


The computer industry has strongly reacted to the Federal Board of Revenue’s rejection of all budget proposals of the industry without realising the revenue implications involved in each taxation measure. Munawar Iqbal, Chairman, Pakistan Computer Association (PCA) told Business Recorder here on Wednesday that the FBR has merely rejected all ...

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‘First-ever’ computer hardware factory starts production in Korangi


The first ever high profile computer hardware factory started production in Korangi Industrial Area on Thursday. President Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) Zahid Saeed inaugurated the assembly plant of OneApple. He said that it was a good omen that OneApple had set up its manufacturing plant in Korangi ...

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HP Inc. Reinvents Business Printing with New Portfolio and PageWide Product Line


Company unveils more than 15 new PageWide, OfficeJet Pro and LaserJet printers, and new Secure Managed Print Services offering LISBON, March 8, 2016 — HP Inc. is driving the printing category forward with an innovative new portfolio of business printers, including: A new brand of HP PageWide printers that provide ...

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YouTube is banned and tweets are censored, while pornography thrives and foreign Islamist militants have their say


Pakistan already goes further than most in digitally shielding its citizens from the outside world. There are only two countries where Facebook blocks more content at the request of their governments, and a YouTube ban imposed two years ago shows no sign of being lifted. That is not enough for ...

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