Important tax exemptions and tax credits withdrawn in Finance Act 2021 are given below:
Tax credit for person employing fresh graduates.
First year depreciation allowance on specified assets @ 90% of cost of assets.
Tax credit for enlistment on registered stock exchange.
Certain tax credits for newly established industrial undertaking – refer section 65D & 65E of Income Tax Ordinance 2001.
Exemption available on profit & gains derived from the refining and concentrating business (subject to certain conditions) to an undertaking in business of exploration and extraction of mineral deposits.
Certain concessions available to Oil & Gas exploration companies’ including deduction of 100% depreciation expense in case of below ground installations.
Profit on debt payable to a non-resident in respect of loans.
Distribution from specific collectives investment schemes registered by regulatory authority under the non-banking finance companies and notified entities regulation 2007.
Profit and gains from an industrial undertaking setup between a time line, duly certified by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, engaged in the manufacturing of cellular mobile phones.