Multi-State – US Withdraws Special Tax Exemption To Pakistani Diplomats

The US has withdrawn its special tax exemption to Pakistani diplomats, over a year after the Trump administration imposed travel restrictions on them, forcing the officials to stay within 40 kms of the city they are posted in. The diplomatic tax exemption programme – usually granted to foreign diplomats and consulars – provides sales and use, occupancy, food, airline, gas, and utility tax exemptions to eligible foreign officials on assignment in the United States.The facility is enjoyed by the officials, dependents too.

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May 31, 2019