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Intricacies of the national budget

Intricacies of the national budget

Whether budgetary conditionalities of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), directives of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), maneuvering of the statesmanship or commonalities of the common man, budget of the pandemic times is a very challenging proposition indeed. So very …

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Budgeting amid uncertainties and aspirations

Budgeting amid uncertainties and aspirations

The federal budget for 2020-21 is set in difficult circumstances with an exceptional degree of uncertainty generated by COVID-19. The economy was already reeling under the sharp slowdown brought on by the macroeconomic adjustment that began last July with accession …

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Budget 2020-21: a critical view

Budget 2020-21: a critical view

The budget proposals for 2020-2021, prepared by the Adviser on Finance and Revenue, Dr. Hafeez Shaikh — against the backdrop of potentially the biggest public health emergency and economic downturn in generations — and presented on the floor of the …

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Budget 2020-21 and sectoral impact

Budget 2020-21 and sectoral impact

The Federal Budget FY21 has an estimated outlay of Rs7,295 billion, 11% lower as compared to last year’s budgeted outlay of Rs8,238 billion. The budget has been slated as a relief budget by the government, where the attempt has been …

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Post Budget 2020-21 (Facts & Figures)

COVID- 19 pandemic ushers new wave of digitalization (Facts & Figures)

Budget At A Glance For FY 2020-21 (Rs. in Billion) Receipts Expenditure Tax Revenue 5,464 A. Current 6,345 – FBR Taxes 4,963 Interest Payments 2,946 – Other Taxes 501 Pension 470 – Non-Tax Revenue 1,109 Defence Affairs & Services 1,289 …

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