Warning: Illegal string offset 'file' in /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php on line 622

Warning: Illegal string offset 'line' in /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php on line 622
Warning (2): session_start() [function.session-start]: open(/home/overseas/public_html/app/tmp/sessions/sess_f95to5suk4aoat3h8j2445pvd3, O_RDWR) failed: Disk quota exceeded (122) [CORE/cake/libs/cake_session.php, line 587]

Warning: Illegal string offset 'file' in /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php on line 622

Warning: Illegal string offset 'line' in /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php on line 622
Warning (2): session_start() [function.session-start]: Cannot send session cache limiter - headers already sent (output started at /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php:622) [CORE/cake/libs/cake_session.php, line 587]

Warning: Illegal string offset 'file' in /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php on line 622

Warning: Illegal string offset 'line' in /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php on line 622
Warning (2): Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php:622) [CORE/cake/libs/cake_session.php, line 588]

Warning: Illegal string offset 'file' in /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php on line 622

Warning: Illegal string offset 'line' in /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php on line 622

Strict Standards: Non-static method Configure::read() should not be called statically in /home/overseas/public_html/cake/basics.php on line 213

Strict Standards: Non-static method Configure::getInstance() should not be called statically in /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/configure.php on line 155
Warning (2): Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php:622) [APP/app_controller.php, line 309]
Overseas Pakistan Services

Royalty / Technical Fee

Investment in Tourism Sector in Pakistan

There is no restriction on payment of royalty or technical fees for the manufacturing sector. However, such agreements shall be registered with the State Bank of Pakistan. The payments of royalties and technical service fees to foreign companies will be taxed at 15%. However, reduced rates under treaties with different countries remain applicable.


Royalty/Technical Fee vis-a-vis Non-Manufacturing Sector

Payment of royalty or technical fee in case of non-manufacturing sectors is allowed subject to following conditions:

In case of foreign investment in non-manufacturing sectors including food sector, the initial fee should not exceed US$ 100,000 irrespective of number of outlets under one franchise.

A maximum of 5% of net sales (excluding 15% Sales Tax) in food sector may be allowed as franchise fee only for those items, which are core items of the franchise and are the specialties of the trade name. Payment of such fees shall be allowed on monthly basis. No item will be eligible for payment of royalty/franchise fee twice.

Percentage/amount of fees, etc., for other non-manufacturing projects is also a maximum of 5% of net sales (excluding 15% Sales Tax).

Initial period for which such fees may be allowed to projects in non-manufacturing sectors should not exceed 5 years. Subsequent extension in time period may be considered provided these projects also make investment in allied upstream projects.

Agreements conforming to the above guidelines shall be sent by the sponsors to the State Bank of Pakistan for its information. However, any relaxation or deviation from the guidelines will require prior approval of the Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCOI).

 
Welcome Overseas Pakistan  

Top Links
  Pakistani Newspapers
  Pakistani Channels
  Government Websites
  Pakistani Magazines
  Research & Survey
  Pakistani Embassies

Warning: Illegal string offset 'file' in /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php on line 622

Warning: Illegal string offset 'line' in /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php on line 622
Warning (2): Unknown: open(/home/overseas/public_html/app/tmp/sessions/sess_f95to5suk4aoat3h8j2445pvd3, O_RDWR) failed: Disk quota exceeded (122) [Unknown, line ??]

Warning: Illegal string offset 'file' in /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php on line 622

Warning: Illegal string offset 'line' in /home/overseas/public_html/cake/libs/debugger.php on line 622
Warning (2): Unknown: Failed to write session data (files). Please verify that the current setting of session.save_path is correct (/home/overseas/public_html/app/tmp/sessions) [Unknown, line ??]