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In Pakistan, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) charges a tax on certain telecommunications services. If you need to pay PTA tax in Pakistan, you can follow these steps: Determine which services are subject to PTA tax: PTA tax is typically applied to mobile phone services, internet services, and other telecom services. Contact your service provider: Your telecom service provider is responsible for collecting PTA tax from you and paying it to the PTA. You can ask your service provider for information on how to pay the tax. Pay the tax: Your service provider may have different options for paying the PTA tax, such as online payment, bank transfer, or payment at a physical location. Follow the instructions provided by your service provider to pay the tax. Keep your receipt: It is important to keep a record of your PTA tax payment, so be sure to retain your receipt or other proof of payment.

New PTA Taxes for iPhone 11, 12, 13, and iPhone 14 Series (JAN 2023) Leave a comment

New PTA Taxes for iPhone 11, 12, 13, and iPhone 14 Series (JAN 2023)

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) recently announced a tax exemption on one smartphone bought from abroad. However, on the other side, the PTA tax for retailers who want to import smartphones in bulk has been increased again. The PTA taxes on the flagship handsets like iPhones are exorbitant and experts from the industry have criticized them a great deal. Anyway, those of you who wish to import iPhones from abroad will have to pay hefty PTA taxes and they have been mentioned in the given table:

New PTA Taxes for iPhone 11, 12, 13, and iPhone 14 Series (JAN 2023)


Updated PTA Taxes on iPhone 11, iPhone 12, iPhone 13, & iPhone 14 series

Devices Tax on Passport (PKR) Tax on CNIC (PKR) 
iPhone 11 79167 99734
iPhone 11 Pro 100302 122982
iPhone 11 Pro Max 101080 123838
iPhone 12 mini 93989 116038
iPhone 12 96502 118802
iPhone 12 Pro 109248 132823
iPhone 12 Pro Max 109248 132823
iPhone 13 mini 108979 132527
iPhone 13 108979 132527
iPhone 13 Pro 108979 132527
iPhone 13 pro max 108979 132527
iPhone 14 107706 131126
iPhone 14 Plus 107706 131126
iPhone 14 Pro 115751 139976
iPhone 14 Pro Max 115751 139976

This is the latest tax on iPhone 11 series, iPhone 12 series, iPhone 13 series, and iPhone 14 series. The iPhone pro and pro max have the highest PTA tax with respect to their price. As clearly evident, the tax on CNIC is more than that on a passport. The tax makes the overall price of the phone too high to be purchased by normal individuals in society. It makes a disparity in society as only the rich segments of the society will be able to buy it and it will act as a marker of portraying people as rich. If you have any queries regarding these taxes or want to know about any other smartphone’s PTA tax, use our



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