Income Tax Law Past Papers


Subject: Income Tax Law

Time Allowed: 10 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only. Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I Encircle the right answer, cutting and overwriting is not allowed. (1×10=10)

1. On 14th August, Pakistan Government adopted the Income Tax Act
a) 1918 b) 1921
c) 1922 d) 1944
2. Which one of the following includes Agricultural Income
a) Income from fisheries b) Land revenue assigned to jagirdar
c} Income from flour mill d) Income from markets
3. Personal insurance premium expenses incurred by taxpayer are entitled for
a) Rebate at an average rate of tax b) Deduction from tax
c) Deduction from total income d) None of the above
4. Property income includes
a) Profit on sale of property b) Rent chargeable to tax of property let out
c) Annual letting value of property self-occupied d) None of the above
5. ‘Return’ of income u/s 114 shall be furnished by companies with tax year ending on or between 1st day of January and 30th day of June by
a) 30th June b) 30th September
c) 31st August d) 31st December
6. The following percentage of total income of individual is allowed as donations to approved charitable institutions u/s 61
a) 20% b) 30%
c) 40% d) 80%
7. Personal legal expenses incurred by individual taxpayer, are entitled for:
a) Rebate at an average rate of tax a b) Deduction from tax
c) None of the above
8. Advance rent un-adjustable is included in Rental Value of Property up to:
a) 1/4th b) 1/5th
c) 1/10th
9. A person is known as salary person when his/her income
a) Less than 50% from taxable income b) Equal to $0% from taxable income
c) More than 50% from taxable income
10. Narrate the following abbreviations:
a) FBR _______________________.
b) NTN _______________________.
c) MTS _______________________.
d) CNIC _______________________.


Subject: Income Tax Law

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give short answers of the following. (20)

Q#1: Define the term “Taxpayer” with reference to Income Tax Ordinance 2001.

Q#2: Explain the legal provisions regarding exemption of “Profit on Debt” under Income Tax Ordinance 2001.

Q#3: Briefly elaborate the feature of appeal to Appellate Tribunal.

Q#4: Explain the conditions and rates regarding “initial depreciation”


Part-III Give brief answers of the following. (30)

Q#3: From the following data, calculate the tax payable by Mr. Gulraiz for the year ended 30th June 2018

  1. Basic Salary Rs. 42,000 p.m.
  2. Bonus for the year Rs. 5000.
  3. Conveyance allowance Rs. 4,000. .
  4. Income from fish catching business Rs, 20,000
  5. Special allowance Rs. 12,000.
  6. Cost of motor vehicle Rs. 500,000. Vehicle provided by employer for both purposes.
  7. Accommodation provided in big city by the employer. Rent entitlement Rs 220,000.
  8. Contribution to recognized provident fund by employee Rs. 35,000
  9. Contribution to recognized provident fund by employer Rs. 35,000
  10. Interest received on accumulates balance @ 20% Rs. 20,000.
  11. Zakat paid under Zakat Ordinance during the year Rs. 20,000. .
  12. Agricultural income Rs. 80,000
  13. Qualification allowance Rs. 15,000 ‘
  14. ‘Tax deducted at source from salary Rs. 20,000.
  15. Donation to University of Sahiwal amounted to Rs. 25,000. .
  16. Property income Rs. 320,000
  17. Prize on prize bond Rs. 50,000

Extract of Rates of Tax for salaried persons for Tax Year 2018

  1. Up to Rs. 400,000 Nil
  2. Rs. 400,001 to Rs. 500,000 2% of the amount exceeding Rs. 400,000
  3. Rs. 500,001 to Rs. 750,000 Rs. 2,000 + 5 % of the amount exceeding Rs. 500,000
  4. Rs. 750,001 to 1400,000 Rs. 14,500-+ 10 % of the amount exceeding Rs. 750,000


Extract of income tax rates for separate block of property income for tax year 2018

  1. Up to Rs. 200,000 Nil
  2. Rs. 200,001 to Rs. 600,000 5% of the amount exceeding Rs. 200,000


Q#4: Why is the distinction between capital and revenue important from income tax viewpoint? Briefly explain six tests for differentiating capital and revenue receipts. .