Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has said that ePay smartphone application launched by the Punjab government has processed 525,339 transactions, worth record Rs1.82 billion within the sort of taxes during the month of July of the present financial year (FY) 20-21.
The system was launched last year in October after the collaborative efforts between PITB and therefore the provincial Finance Department. The ePay initiative has provided a hassle-free method of paying taxes and making other payments.
The government of Punjab has been that specialize in IT-enabled solutions where citizens can avail facilities using the web platforms for payments. eBay Punjab is one such platform.
ePay Punjab is that the first digital platform for Public to Government (P2G) and Business to Government (B2G) transactions in Pakistan.
Using the app, dues are often paid through the subsequent payment channels: mobile banking, internet banking, ATM, and OTC (Over the Counter) banking transaction.
The following tax are often paid through the smartphone application
Excise and Taxation
Token Tax for Vehicle
Motor Vehicle Registration
Board of Revenue (BOR)
Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA)
Sales Tax on Services
Punjab Infrastructural Development Cess
Industries, Business Registration fee
Transport Department of Punjab Route Permit
Punjab Police and Traffic Challan.
It is also offering a 25 per cent cut on token tax this year if paid through the app.