Commissioner may appoint expert for audit, valuation

Commissioner may appoint expert for audit, valuation

Section 222 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 empowered a commissioner of Inland Revenue to appoint an expert for the purpose of audit or valuation.

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 updated up to June 30, 2021. The Ordinance incorporated amendments brought through Finance Act, 2021.

Following is the text of Section 222 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001:

222. Appointment of expert. — The Commissioner may appoint any expert as the Commissioner considers necessary for the purposes of this Ordinance, including for the purposes of audit or valuation.

222A. Fee and service charges.- (1) The Board with the approval of Federal Minister-in-charge may, be notification in the official Gazette, and subject to such conditions, limitations or restrictions as it may deem fit to impose, levy fee and services charges for valuation or in respect of any other service or control mechanism provided by any formation under the control of the Board, including ventures of public-private partnership at such rates as may be specified in the notification.

(2) The Board may authorize and prescribe the manner in which fee and service charges collected including by ventures of public-private partnership under this section are expended.

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