Pakistan Mobile Tax Calculator 2021
PTA Mobile Tax Calculator
Pakistani citizens are quite disappointed with the government’s latest decision on cell phones. If you bring or import more than one phone to Pakistan, you have to pay the huge tax for it.
Latest News on Cell Phone Taxes in Pakistan
A few days ago, the Minister of Information, Fawad Chaudhary officially announced it. He says that:
âPakistanis overseas can bring more than one cell phone with them, but they have to pay tax on other cell phones. “
According to recent announcements, no registration or obligation is required on phones that were activated or used before December 1, 2018. For others, the terms and conditions are mentioned below.
- You can bring up to 5 phones per year to Pakistan.
- A phone can be registered as duty free. You have to pay tax on additional phones.
Well, some relief has been given to people visiting Pakistan.
- No registration / rights needed on phones using foreign sims roaming.
- No registration / fee required if phones are to be used in Pakistan for less than 30 days.
If you put Pakistani SIM card, you need to register the phone within 30 days. If you neglect to do this, the phone will be blocked.
What mobile tax do you have to pay at the airport or at customs offices? We have created a mobile tax calculator or phone recording tax finder that can give you an idea of ââhow much tax you can pay on your phone.
List of mobile taxes
To note: Where we have mentioned the currency in dollar, assume it is Rs 140 (depending on the current situation).
You need to pay 7 kinds of tax, in total.
It doesn’t depend on any factor. This is the fixed amount or Rs 250.
It depends on the price of the phone.
- If $ 1 to $ 60, tax = 250 PKR
- If $ 61 to $ 130, tax = 10% of the value of the mobile
- If more than $ 130, tax = 20% of the value of the phone
It doesn’t depend on any factor. This is the fixed amount or Rs 1,500.
Additional sales tax
It is equal to 3% of the cost of the mobile phone.
It is equal to 9% of the cost of the mobile phone.
It is the only tax based on the price of phones in Pakistan.
If the price of the cell phone is between 10,000 and 40,000 PKR, the mobile tax = 1,000 PKR.
If the price of the mobile phone is between 40,000 and 80,000 PKR, the mobile tax = 3,000 PKR
If the price is over 80,000 PKR, mobile tax = 5,000 PKR
It is equal to 0.9% of the cost of the mobile phone.
After you add all these, you will get the exact amount that you need to pay.
From the list below, you can easily get an idea of ââhow much tax you need to pay based on the cost of the phone.
We know it is a little higher, the government should minimize it. PAT will process all NOC (No Objection Certificate) requests. Tasks and check-ins can be done either at the airport or at one of Pakistan’s customs offices.