Bank-Refinance for Women
A very useful and informative session on Taxation and Access to Finance was run by the Women Business Development Committee of the LCCI under the convener-ship of EC Member MS Aasia Saail Khan. The first part of the session was by Ms Ayesha Imran Butt Commissioner Inland Revenue. She explained the procedure of filing Income Tax Returns to the participating Women Entrepreneurs. An interactive Q & A session was held which really helped the ladies in understanding the dynamics of becoming a Tax Filer. The second part of this session was information on Access to Finance for Women Entrepreneurs with a presentation by Mudassar Ali Khan, Assistant Chief Manager State Bank of Pakistan. He explained various financial schemes already in place for women and how to apply for them at various Government and commercial Banks.