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Taxes on mobile phone cards: SC seeks details from Finance Minister

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Tuesday declared that charging dual tax on mobile phone cards is illegal. “Under which law, sales and withholding taxes are being charged?” Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar inquired while hearing the suo moto case against charging high margin of taxes by the cellular companies. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar heard the case today. The Chief Justice asked the Finance Minister to submit the details of taxes being paid by 140 million consumers in the…