Excise department fines 1350 vehicles of tax defaulters

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RAWALPINDI: According to a spokesman of the Excise and Taxation Department, 1350 fines have been imposed on unregistered and token tax defaulters’ vehicles in four districts of the division.

A total of 12 teams constituted for Rawalpindi district on the directive of Excise Director Tanveer Abbas Gondal under the supervision of Motor Vehicle Excise and Taxation Officer (ETO) Masood Bashir Warriach checked documents of the vehicles on different roads.

The teams checked over 3000 vehicles and fined 1350 while a number of vehicles were also impounded.

The excise director informed that the department is expecting to recover over Rs450,000 arrears.

The owners of properties and vehicles have been urged to pay their taxes at the earliest else strict action against the defaulters will be taken under the law.