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Impact of Budget On Auto Sector 2021-22

Impact of Budget On Auto Sector 2021-22

The budget for 2021-22 has been revealed, revealing a number of anticipated policy changes. There has been speculation regarding the changes that are expected in the new auto policy, since it has been widely reported that local vehicle prices may finally stabilize.

The government has announced that the Federal Excise Duty (FED) on domestically built cars with an engine displacement of 850cc or less has been eliminated. Prior to the development, the duty rate was 2.5 percent. Federal Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen also stated during the session that the sales tax on the aforementioned sector of automobiles has been reduced from 17 percent to 12.5 percent, resulting in a 4.5 percent reduction in tax rates.

Under these 03 programmed, old and secondhand Asian-made vehicles can be imported against payment of the following amounts:

S.No.Vehicles of Asian Makes meant for transportation of personsDuty and Taxes in US$ or equivalent amount in Pak
01.Upto 800 ccUS$ 4,800
02.801cc to 1000ccUS$6,000
03.From 1001 cc to 1300ccUS$13,200
04.From 1301cc to 1500ccUS$18,590
05.From 1501cc to 1600ccUS$22,550
06.From 1601cc to 1800cc (Excluding Jeeps)US$27,940

According to reports, HM Shehzad, Chairman of the All Pakistan Motor Dealers Association (APDMA), recently recommended that the government make modifications to the new car policy that would be adopted when the 2021-22 budget is presented.

Electric vehicles:

Electric car imports would be free from VAT, but domestically made electric vehicles will be subject to a 1% sales tax.
The government would also levy a “on money” tax on automobiles that are sold without being registered. “On money” or premium refers to a procedure in which anxious customers with extra funds pay a premium to vehicle dealers in exchange for immediate delivery rather than waiting months.

Tarin proposed measures for electric vehicles during his budget address, saying that the government was supporting the usage and manufacture of electric vehicles to reduce reliance on gasoline, offer inexpensive transportation to the general people, and minimise environmental effect. To achieve these aims, substantial tax relief measures for electric cars were proposed, including a tax exemption on the import of fully knocked down (CKD) kits for local electric vehicle production.

In addition, the sales tax on domestically made electric vehicles was reduced from 17 percent to 1 percent, while the value added tax on imported electric vehicles was eliminated. Electric cars will also be exempt from federal excise taxes. Hanif emphasized that tax breaks and exemptions for electric cars will help to create a more fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly economy.

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Mini budget ! how much tax on cars?

Mini budget ! how much tax on cars?

December 31, 2021 / By Zunair Tahir / News Pakistan

The Finance Supplementary Bill (Mini Budget) to be introduced in the National Assembly has been approved by the Federal Government.

The government has proposed the following for locally assembled cars:

  • Federal Excuse Duty (FED) on locally assembled cars up to 1000cc to remain 0%
  •  FED increase to 5% from 2.5% on 1001cc to 2000cc cars.
  • FED on cars above 2000cc increase to 10% from 5%

Meanwhile, the FED on CBU cars is as follows:

  • FED on cars up to 1000cc will remain 0%.
  •  FED on cars of 1001cc to 1799cc will increased to 10% from 5%
  • FED on 1800cc to 3000cc cars will increase to 30% from 25%
  • FED on cars above 3000cc increased to 40% from 30%

New taxes have been imposed on vehicles in the mini-budget. The federal government has proposed to impose a tax of Rs 100,000 on vehicles up to 1,000 cc in the mini-budget.

In the mini budget, tax exemptions on various services in Islamabad have been abolished, including the auto industry.
It is proposed to impose 5% tax on cars, automobiles and dealers. Rs. 200,000 for vehicles over 1,000 cc and Rs. 400,000 for vehicles over 2,000 cc.

He said that computers, sewing machines, iodized salt and red pepper would be taxed and the common man would be affected by the tax on a few items including salt and pepper.
Shaukat Tareen said that the tax exemption of Rs. 343 billion has been revised in the bill, the people will not be burdened with taxes. Will grow

It should be noted that during the first five months of the current financial year, car sales in the country have increased by 61%.

According to the Pakistan Automobile Manufacturing Association (PAMA), a representative body of car manufacturers in the country, car sales have increased by 61% in the first five months of the current financial year.

During the first five months of the current financial year (July-November), 90,303 new cars were sold across the country, compared to 55,779 in the same period last year. Thus, the growth rate of car sales has been more than 61%.


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