Millions of iPhone lovers are waiting for the launch of new iPhone 14 Pro in upcoming weeks, people are expecting much from iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone Pro Max from Apple. Where iPhone users in Pakistan are waiting for the launch of iPhone 14 Pro, they are also worried about the taxes which will be imposed by the Government of Pakistan.
To know iPhone 14 Pro Tax in Pakistan you should know how government of Pakistan calculate tax on mobile phones.
Launch of New Apple iPhone 14 Pro
Apple, one of the most famous mobile phone brands is all set to launch its new iPhones. Two among them with high demand and worthy upgrades are iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. But with the upgrades came price hike and heavy tax, especially in Pakistan. The newly launched iPhone 14 and its models would be of much high prices as compared to the other Apple phones. It is speculated that Apple iPhone 14 pro’s expected starting price would be more than Rs. 2 lakhs without tax and almost a tax of 1 lack would be imposed which is approved by PTA.
iPhone 14 Pro & iPhone 14 Pro Max Prices
The anticipated prices of upcoming iPhone 14 models are:
- iPhone 14: $799
- iPhone 14 Max: $899
- iPhone 14 Pro: $1099
- iPhone 14 Pro Max: $1199
Types of Taxes in Pakistan
There are basically two types of taxes on smartphone in Pakistan.
The first category includes smartphones which are applied through passport within 60 days since their arrival in Pakistan.
The other one is of phones which were applied with CNIC on which taxes are applied. There difference between their taxes is not much.
PTA Taxes on iPhone
Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has imposed heavy tax on all Apple iPhones which are imported into Pakistan. After placing your import in anyone of the one categories, on passport or on CNIC, PTA then decides a price range after further inspecting its model, mobile provider, and then the actual price of the phone in Pakistan.
So every smart phone has a different tax imposed on it, based on the model. PTA has released a notification regarding iPhone that tax will be imposed when you buy either new or old phones. Moreover, the new tax is being imposed as per the instructions of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). FBR has issued instructions for PTA regarding the collection of this tax from all customers who buy any Apple iPhone.
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Tax Calculator for iPhone 14 Pro
Mobile Phone Value in US Dollars and PTA Tax in Pakistani Rupees (PKR) applied through passport. You will have to pay a PTA tax of 19%. This is other than the sales tax of 17%. So, make sure to keep these factors in mind whenever you plan to get a new iPhone 14 Pro.
- $1 to $30 430
- $31 to $100 3200
- $101 to $200 9580
- $201 to $350 12200 + 17% Sales Tax Ad Valorem
- $351 to $500 17800 + 17% Sales Tax Ad Valorem
- $501 and above 36870 + 17% Sales Tax Ad Valorem
Mobile Phone Value in US Dollars and PTA Tax in Pakistani Rupees (PKR) which is applied through CNIC.
- $1 to $30 550
- $31 to $100 4323
- $101 to $200 11561
- $201 to $350 14661 + 17% Sales Tax Ad Valorem
- $351 to $500 23420 + 17% Sales Tax Ad Valorem
- $501 and above 37007 + 17% Sales Tax Ad Valorem
Expected Release Date and Price of iPhone 14 Pro
iPhone 14 Pro 256GB phone is expected to be launched on 24th September 2022. Apple iPhone 14 anticipated starting price would be at PKR 211,999 of basic model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage.
The expected price of iPhone 14 Pro is PKR 291,176 with tax which is applied through passport. The Expected price of iPhone 14 Pro is PKR 291,337 which is applied through CNIC.
You can get iPhone 14 Pro 256GB lightweight, stylish and sleek phone in varying color options, and different storage capacity across various online and offline stores. You will be able to purchase iPhone 14 Pro 256GB online at best price.