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Takhar revenue jumps by 47m afghanis

Takhar revenue jumps by 47m afghanis

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Apr 16, 2013 - 16:39

TALOQAN (PANinfo-icon): The revenue of northern Takhar province has increased by 47 million afghanis last Afghan calendar year that ended March 21, compared to the corresponding period a year ago, an official said on Tuesday.

The revenue for 1391 (until March 21, 2013) exceeded the sum of 197 million afghanis, registering 47 million afghanis increase, compared to 150 million afs in 1390, provincial revenue department head Mohammad Sadiq Fayaz told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He linked the increase in income to improved security situation in the province, good cooperation between government departments and efforts at collecting taxes in-time.

He said most of the income came in taxes on real estate transactions, telecom networks, private organisations and government bodies.

He said salaries, construction projects, companies, real estate transactions, transport, courts, attorney offices, agricultureinfo-icon, customs department and mines departments, all played a key role in income generation.

He said revenue officials had timely collected taxes from shops, markets, barber shops, filling stations, medicine shops and other business places.

Fayaz said the Ministry of Finance had set this year's target at 310 million afs, something he said would be difficult for them to meet given the fact Takhar was a small province.

A medicine store owner, Naimatullah, said they paid taxes to the revenue department in-time in order the money could be used on development activities.

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