The standard rate of GST or sales tax in Pakistan is 17% ad-velorem on imports and supplies of goods all over Pakistan with the exception of few supplies which are charged to tax at reduced rate ranging 5% to 10% and few other supplies subject to extra and fixed rate of sales tax depending upon their features and/or values e.g. confectioners and cell phones etc.

Supplies referred in 6th schedule of the Sales Tax Act, 1990 (1990 Act) and those declared as such through issuance of notification by the Federal government are exempt from sales tax.

Exports of goods from Pakistan to abroad including supplies of goods referred in the 5th Schedule to the 1990 Act and those declared as such through issuance of notification by the federal government are chargeable to sales tax at the rate of 0%.

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