The government has officially revised the sales tax on imports of cell phones and satellite phones. We confirm these new rates with the FBR.
The minimum amount you will be charged now is only Rs. 135, while the maximum amount charged can now go as high as Rs. 9270 (previously 10,300) on a phone over $ 500.
Comparison: Old vs. New Tax
See a comparison of past and current sales tax rates.
|Mobile Phone Value ($US)||Old Charges||New Charges|
|up to 30||PKR 150||PKR 135|
|Above 30 and up to 100||PKR 1,470||PKR 1,320|
|Above 100 and up to 200||PKR 1,870||PKR 1,680|
|Above 200 and up to 350||PKR 1,930||PKR 1,740|
|Above 350 and up to 500||PKR 6,000||PKR 5,400|
|Above 500||PKR10,300||PKR 9,270|