Government of Pakistan has exempted sales tax on imported Laptop and Desktops, budget documents have said.
Federal government, through finance bill 2016, has exempted sales tax on imported laptops and desktop personal computers.
Government said that Ministry of Information Technology had proposed exemption of sales tax on laptops and personal computers with a view to promote Information & Communication Technology
(ICTs) in the country.
Government hopes that this step will also promote genuine imports and will render informal and
illegal imports as uncompetitive.
Exemption of sales tax on laptops and desktops will be applicable from July 1st, 2016 onwards.