Nisab for Zakat deduction on bank accounts for the current lunar year has been fixed at Rs. 46,329. According to a notification put out by the Poverty Alleviation and Social Division, no Zakat deduction at source will be made in case “the amount standing to the credit of an account in respect of the assets mentioned in column 2 Serial No.1 of the first schedule … Continue reading If your bank balance is more than Rs. 46,328, banks will deduct ZAKAT
To contain the spread of the coronavirus, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has asked banks to waive charges on any online fund transfers. SBP has instructed banks to waive all charges on fund transfers through online banking channels such as inter-bank fund transfer. They will also not incur any cost in case of using ATMs or visiting bank branches to transfer large amounts and … Continue reading Transfer funds for Free- InterBranch, InterBank, Jazz Cash and any other medium.
At first blush, it seems like the coronavirus pandemic is shutting down the economy everywhere, equally, with frightening force and totality. In many respects, that’s true: Across the country, consumer spending—which supports 70% of the economy—is crashing in community after community, as people avoid stores, restaurants, movie theaters, offices, and other public places. Already, the layoffs have begun, with reports coming in from both big … Continue reading Recession is Coming !
Crisis management Set up a Crisis Management Team (CMT) as soon as possible to oversee major issues, formulate contingency plans, coordinate and align implementation of different departments, and ensure speedy responses and decision-making. If you already have a CMT, review and revise the representatives. Are the right people on the team as this situation rapidly develops? Communicate proactively Managing different stakeholders’ expectations and priorities during … Continue reading Crisis Management Planning to Better Cashflows
Reddit has released its Transparency Report 2019 showing the amount of requests that required the platform to remove content or disclose private user data. Out of 2.77 billion pieces of content created on Reddit in 2019, just over 53 million were removed for a variety of reasons. They include harassment, (39 percent), minor sexualization (25.2 percent) and violence (16.6 percent). The report also contained some … Continue reading Pakistan Fourth For Reddit Content Removal Requests
A press briefing was conducted by Chief Executive and Managing Director (CE&MD) Fauji Fertilizer Company (FFC) Lt Gen Tariq Khan HI(M), (Retd) aimed to apprise media and general public about misperceptions on reduction of Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) issue and also explain facts and figures to quell negative image being associated with FFC.However, ratification of ECC’s recommendation by Federal Cabinet and the Government’s notification … Continue reading FFC welcomes Govt decision to reduce GIDC prices by 400 Rs
Announcement of BankHoliday on January 1, 2020. Continue reading State Bank announces Bank Holiday on 1st January
Attention General Public: Sale, purchase and transfer of foreign currency through Hawala or Hundi operators is illegal. – State bank of Pakistan Continue reading State bank of Pakistan warns Public
Governor SBP, Dr. Reza Baqir, welcomed Moody’s change in outlook on Pakistan from negative to stable. He noted that this positive development reflects the recognition of tough decisions taken by the economic policymakers over recent months including the step devaluations of the exchange rate that culminated in the change in the exchange rate regime to a market based system since May 2019. These steps have … Continue reading Governor SBP welcomes change in Moody’s Outlook and recent market developments
FBR formations are directed to ensure that all industrial and commercial consumers of Electricity and Gas distribution companies are registered under and file return of income, if required. Such consumers, who have not yet filed return of income to avail extension in time. WAPDA should provide an easy way to change the name in case of inheritance, rent or purchase of property. There should be … Continue reading Electricity and Gas Consumers Under FBR Radar