Luxury Tax Notices Sent To Owners of 2 Kanal Large Houses Suspended by Lahore High Court. Excise Department sent heavy taxes notices on 2 Kanal Big houses right after budget 2021-2022.
Justice Jawad Hassan of Lahore High Court has suspended the luxury tax sent by the Punjab government to the owners of houses larger than 2 kanals. The court remarked that in general, the excise department did not meet the rules and regulations for tax recovery. Fair trial is the right of every citizen. Excise department should not act hastily. Citizens have challenged the move to impose a luxury tax. The Punjab government and the excise department have been made parties in the petition. The excise department had sent a notice of Rs 6.5 million in luxury tax to the owner of the 4-kanal house.