Government Implemented New Tax Criteria for Transfer of Property Amid Finance Bill 2023

Government implemented new tax criteria for transfer of property amid Finance Bill 2023

Islamabad: The Government has introduced significant changes in property transfer taxes for transferors or sellers of immovable properties amid Finance Bill 2023.

Effective under Finance Bill 2023, according to Section 7E of the Income Tax Ordinance 2001, individuals responsible for registering, recording, or attesting property transfers must ensure that the seller or transferor has fulfilled their tax obligations before proceeding.

According to the sub Section 2A, included in Finance Bill 2023, the immovable property transfer is not allowed without settling the tax liability under Section 7E. Regardless of any existing law, the clauses mentioned subsection ought to be followed.

Furthermore, the respective person has to provide tax payment evidence in recommended mode, manner, and form. Effective from the running fiscal year, the income that falls under Section 7E of Income Tax Ordinance 2001 is subject to taxation, with the rates determined by Division VIIIC of Part-I of the First Schedule.

The rules are implemented to increase compliance with tax and make the taxation framework strong according to the real estate transfer in Pakistan as set by Finance Bill 2023. For the latest Real Estate News and Blogs, visit Realtorspk blogs.

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