SCCI demands inclusion of SME sector in KP govt special tax-relief package
PESHAWAR: President of the Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), Engr Maqsood Anwar Pervaiz has demanded inclusion of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and small scale industries into special tax-relief package recently announced by provincial government as the trader community was badly affected due to outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.
In a statement issued here on Monday, SCCI chief said that the provincial government had announced Rs5billion tax relief package which was highly appreciable and commendable step following the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic in the province.
However, he demanded small manufacturing units and traders community should be given interest free loans, tax relief and other incentives up to Rs10 million under the KP government announced tax-relief package.
The chamber president said that traders community were badly affected from closure of business hub, markets and shops following partial lockdown and imposition of 144 by the district administration.
He asked the government to compensate to small industries and traders by extending special grant, interest free loans and tax-exemption. – APP