ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has updated withholding tax rates on registration and transfer of motor vehicles for tax year 2021.
The FBR updated the withholding tax card 2020-2021 (up to June 30, 2020) incorporating amendments made to Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 through Finance Act, 2020.
The withholding tax rate under Section 231B on private motor vehicles
Under this section motor vehicle registration authority shall collection withholding tax from persons getting new locally manufactured motor at the time of vehicle transferred in their name at the time of registration of new motor vehicle.
The withheld tax shall be adjustable against liability.
The tax rate shall be increased by 100 percent for persons not appearing on the Active Taxpayers List (ATL).
The withholding tax rates under this section shall be:
Engine Capacity For ATL For Non-ATL
Up to 850CC Rs7,500 Rs15,000
851CC to 1000CC Rs15,000 Rs30,000
1001CC to 1300CC Rs25,000 Rs50,000
1301CC to 1600CC Rs50,000 Rs100,000
1601CC to 1800CC Rs75,000 Rs150,000
1801CC to 2000CC Rs100,000 Rs200,000
2001CC to 2500CC Rs150,000 Rs300,000
2501CC to 3000CC Rs200,000 Rs400,000
Above 3000CC Rs250,000 Rs500,000
Withholding tax under Section 231B(1A)
Every leasing company, scheduled bank, investment bank development finance institution, non-banking finance institution, MODARBA (Sharia compliant or under conventional mode) shall collect withholding tax from lessee at the time of lease.
The withheld tax shall be adjustable.
The tax rate shall be 4 percent of the value of motor vehicle on leasing of motor vehicle to persons not appearing in the Active Payers’ List.
The withholding tax rates under Section 231B (2)
Motor Vehicle Registration Authority shall collect withholding tax from person transferring the ownership / registration at the time of transfer.