Is the iPhone 13 PTA tax a necessary fee or an innovation deterrent? The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has imposed taxes on these new devices, increasing consumer costs. Join us as we unravel the mystery behind the iPhone 13 PTA tax and its implications on your wallet and the evolution of smartphones.
Now we delve into the details of the PTA taxes on the iPhone 13 lineup and explore their implications for buyers.
iPhone 13 Mini PTA Tax
For all variants of the iPhone 13 Mini, the tax payable varies depending on the type of identification document used. If you choose to pay using your passport, the PTA tax on iPhone 13 Mini is 113,665 PKR. However, if you pay with your ID card, the PTA tax will increase to PKR 137,682.
iPhone 13 PTA Tax
Similar to the iPhone 13 Mini, the tax payable for all variants of the iPhone 13 differs based on the type of identification document. The PTA tax on iPhone 13 will be 118,380 PKR on your passport. while it increases to PKR 142,868 if paid with an ID card.
iPhone 13 Pro PTA Tax
The iPhone 13 Pro series incurs higher taxes compared to the previous models. The tax payable for all variants of the iPhone 13 Pro PTA Tax is PKR 133,158 when paid using a passport. If paid with an ID card, the tax rises to PKR 159,124.
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max PTA Tax
The top-of-the-line iPhone 13 Pro Max also carries higher tax charges. When paying with a passport, the PTA tax on iPhone 13 Pro max PTA Tax is 137,873 PKR. However, if you choose to pay using your ID card, the tax increases to PKR 164,310.
These PTA taxes significantly impact the overall cost of owning an iPhone 13 in Pakistan. Buyers need to factor in these additional expenses when making a purchasing decision. The variation in taxes based on the type of identification document used may influence consumer choices.