What is Tax Deduction on Easy Load in Pakistan? | Load Tax

All telecom networks (Jazz, Zong, Ufone & Telenor) implement Tax Deduction on Easy Load in FED, AIT & GST (taxes) form. Hence we are going to talk about these taxes today in this article.

Have you ever recharged (load) your prepaid SIM in Pakistan? If Yes! Then you must have received fewer amounts as compared to your recharge amount. It is because telecom officials deduct a fixed rate of balance (easy load) in the form of tax.

Every Pakistani even (girls, boys, youth & mature) people must have to pay this tax. This tax was implemented on us according to the “General Terms & Conditions” section present below the official site of each telecom network site.

Tax Deduction on Easy Load

There are three types of taxes that apply while using a SIM card in Pakistan. 1st tax is GST, 2nd tax is FED and the last 3rd tax is AIT. All these taxes are different from each other and apply according to different conditions.

Here is the list of services where the taxes apply:

  • GST (Apply on Calls, SMS, MBs)
  • FED (Apply on Calls, SMS, MBs & MMS)
  • AIT (This tax apply on each recharge)

Hence the AIT (Advance Income Tax) is the only tax that applies to our easy load. That’s why we have to discuss “AIT of Jazz, Zong, Ufone, and Telenor” to understand “What is Tax Deduction on Easy Load in Pakistan?

Ufone Tax Deduction on Load (AIT)

Advance Income Tax that applies on Ufone prepaid each time load is 15% for all provinces and federal territory area of Pakistan. This is the fixed rate according to Ufone Terms & Conditions.

Ufone Easy Load:Receive Load:
Rs 100 – 15%85 Rupees
Rs 200 – 15%170 Rupees
Rs 300 – 15%255 Rupees
Rs 400 – 15%340 Rupees
Rs 500 – 15%425 Rupees

Note: This is the amount you receive after load tax deduction in Ufone 4G.

Jazz 15% Tax (AIT)

According to Jazz official “Terms & Conditions,” the telecom network is instructed by the Government of Pakistan and PTA to implement 15% AIT (Advance Income Tax) on each recharge. Hence Jazz 4G deducts the following amount from prepaid SIM while easy load.

Jazz Easy Load:Receive Load:
Rs 100 – 15%85 Rupees
Rs 200 – 15%170 Rupees
Rs 300 – 15%255 Rupees
Rs 400 – 15%340 Rupees
Rs 500 – 15%425 Rupees

Note: This is the updated & 100% authentic load details you receive when recharging.

Telenor 12.5% Tax on Load

Telenor charges 12.5% Advance Income Tax (AIT) on each prepaid SIM recharge. Hence you get load after deduction of this tax. Here is the list of “easy load after-tax deduction” given:

Telenor Easy Load:Receive Load:
Rs 100 – 12.5%87.5 Rupees
Rs 200 – 12.5%175 Rupees
Rs 300 – 12.5%262.5 Rupees
Rs 400 – 12.5%350 Rupees
Rs 500 – 12.5%437.5 Rupees

Zong Tax on Load (AIT)

Zong 4G also must have to follow the instructions of the Chief Justice of Pakistan. Hence they also reduce their Advance Income Tax (AIT) to 15% it’s (recharge load and receive balance info is given below.

Zong Easy Load:Receive Load:
Rs 100 – 15%85 Rupees
Rs 200 – 15%170 Rupees
Rs 300 – 15%255 Rupees
Rs 400 – 15%340 Rupees
Rs 500 – 15%425 Rupees
Calculate Load Tax (Trick)

Do you want to check the amount of balance that you will receive on a certain recharge? If Yes! Then follow these operations for all telecom networks.

  • Calculate 15% of your load & deduct that amount from total amount hence you will get your balance amount via this trick (Jazz, Zong & Ufone)
  • Calculate 12.5% of your load & deduct that amount from total amount hence you will get your balance amount via this trick (Telenor)

Note: All networks apply 15% tax but Telenor applies only 12.5% that is really an appreciating step by Telenor Pakistan.

See: What is Tax Rate on Jazz?

PTA & Chief Justice Announcement

This tax is always set by the PTA and the government of Pakistan. That’s why the Chief Justice had once ordered to implement a 15% tax on recharge. Hence this is the fixed price of the tax deduction on mobile easy load in Pakistan.

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