Govt ensures tax relief on medicines, food, essential items: FBR


ISLAMABAD, Jun 13 (APP):Envisaging protection of common people, the government through Budget 2019-20 has provided tax relief on various daily-use essential products including medicines, food and beverages as well as their inputs, a senior official of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) said Thursday.

Talking to APP, the official said that tax relief and exemption have been provided on various health sector commodities including lifesaving medicines and medical equipment.
“The government exempted Custom Duty (CD) on 18 medical products and their inputs, health and medical units, medicines of rare disease; mobile health units and free operation theaters,” the official added.

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