Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) on Monday said that ePay Punjab has processed 525,339 transactions worth a record-breaking Rs. 1.82 billion in the form of taxes during July FY20-21
ePay Punjab's record revenue collection in the form of taxes for July 2020.
— Punjab Information Technology Board (@PITB_Official) August 3, 2020
The government of Punjab has been focusing on IT-enabled solutions and governance models, where citizens can avail facilities using the online platforms. ePay Punjab is one such platform.
The system was launched last year in October as a collaborative endeavor between Punjab Information Technology Board and Finance Department of Punjab which provides the general public a stress-free and efficient method of paying their taxes and payments to the government using ICT tools without going through the existing cumbersome process.
ePay Punjab is the first-ever digital aggregator for Public to Government (P2G) and Business to Government (B2G) payments in Pakistan.
Using the app, dues can be paid through the following payment channels: mobile banking, internet banking, ATM, and OTC (Over the Counter) banking transaction.
Currently, the following tax receipts can be paid via ePay Punjab;
- Excise and Taxation
- Token Tax for Vehicle
- Motor Vehicle Registration
- Vehicle Transfer
- Property Tax
- Professional Tax
- Cotton fee
- Board of Revenue (BOR)
- Mutation fee
- Fard fee
- Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA)
- Sales Tax on Services
- Punjab Infrastructural Development Cess
- Industries, Business Registration fee
- Transport Department of Punjab Route Permit
- Punjab Police and Traffic Challan.
It is currently offering a 25% cut on the token tax this year if paid through the app.