FTO committee expresses distress over tax recovery from bank accounts

ISLAMABAD: The advisory committee of the Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has expressed distress over attachment of bank accounts and coercive recovery by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) from bank accounts of taxpayers. Read more »

FBR notifies transfers, postings of BS-20 IRS officers

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday notified transfers and postings of BS-20 officers of Inland Revenue Service (IRS) with immediate effect until further orders. Read more »

FBR announces implementation of agreement with traders from next week

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday announced implementation of agreement with traders from next week. Read more »

Tax authorities to receive bulk information of bank account holders after disposal of court cases

KARACHI: Tax authorities will receive a huge bunch of financial transactions from banks after a court dispose of all the petitions that were restricting the tax authorities to obtain information. Read more »

FBR to issue around Rs3 billion tax refunds in next couple of days: Hafeez Shaikh

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will issue another Rs2 to 3 billion tax refunds in next couple of days, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and... Read more »

FBR attaches shareholding of Golden Globe Holding in Benami properties case

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has attached shareholding of Golden Globe Holding in Thatta Cement in Benami properties case, according to a notice issued on Thursday. Read more »

Salary persons having income above Rs400,000 require to file return for tax year 2019

KARACHI: Persons driving salary income above Rs400,000 are remained liable to file annual income tax returns for tax year 2019. Read more »

FBR extends date up to Dec 15 for online integration of large retail houses

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has extended last date up to December 15, 2019 for large retail houses to integrate their systems for online sales reporting to the tax authorities. Read more »

FBR issues Rs5.5bn refunds through automated system: Shabbar Zaidi

ISLAMABAD: Syed Shabbar Zaidi, Chairman, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Wednesday said that around Rs5.5 billion sales tax refunds were issued through fully automated system. Read more »

Penalties for not filing, late filing income tax return, wealth statement

KARACHI: The tax laws have defined both soft and harsh penalties for persons having taxable income or registered with tax authorities but failed to file their annual returns or file their returns... Read more »

Hafeez Shaikh directs FBR to simplify Form-H within a week, expedite sales tax refund payment

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue, on Tuesday directed Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to simplify form-H within a week and expedite payment of... Read more »

FBR chairman warns non-compliant immovable property, motor vehicle owners of penal action

ISLAMABAD: Syed Shabbar Zaidi, Chairman, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has warned of taking penal action against non-compliant persons own immovable properties and motor vehicles. Read more »