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G-B contractors call strike over withdrawal of tax rebate


By: Shabbir Mir GILGIT: Contractors in Gilgit-Baltistan have announced a strike after the federal government withdrew rebate on income and other tax in the region. The increase in tax, which is now 7.5%, will be applicable to food items, transport companies and print and electronic media. “This is illegal and, in protest, we have decided to stop work on development projects,” ...

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