ATIR directs FBR to depute competent officers

ATIR directs FBR to depute competent officers

ISLAMABAD: Appellate Tribunal Inland Revenue (ATIR) has directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to depute competent officers to represent tax cases.

The Chairman of the ATIR has noted with concern that during the conduct of hearings the departmental representatives, who are appearing in the cases are not well versed in the cases and are not fully prepared.

“Most of the departmental representatives, who are appeared in the benches, are below the rank of additional commissioner Inland Revenue,” it is also observed.

All departments of the tax authorities have been directed by the ATIR Chairman that the competent officers should be deputed as departmental representatives. “From now offices below the rank of additional commissioner, Inland Revenue will not be allowed to present before the benches.”

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