ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Saturday announced the winners of the first draw of prize scheme on invoices obtained from Point of Sales (POS).
According to the FBR, the bumper prize of Rs one million has been won by Tanveer Ahmed.
The second prize of two each Rs0.5 million has been won by Aftab Ahmed and Farhan Akram.
The FBR said that thousands of prizes worth a hundred thousand rupees had been distributed through the draw.
Those buying from POS integrated retailers in the month of December 2021 were included in the balloting.
The revenue body encouraged people to actively participate in the balloting to win prizes after buying from POS integrated retailers.
The FBR previously issued a procedure for participating in the prize scheme.
The revenue body said that the customers of the integrated tier-1 retailers, whose names and CNICs are notified through random computerized draw shall be entitled to prizes in respect of their purchases from the integrated tier-1 retailers.
The customers shall verify the electronically generated invoice of integrated retailers either through the “tax asaan” application or by sending SMS to number 9966.
The application shall notify the customer regarding the status of the invoice either as “verified” or “unverified”.
In case of a verified invoice, the customer shall furnish one time, the following detail to the online system, namely:- Name; CNIC; and Mobile number.
Names and CNICs of the customers shall be included in the random computerized draw upon fulfillment of the requirement.
In case of an unverified invoice, the customer shall report the same through the system. The Board shall conduct inquiry and take appropriate action under the relevant provisions of law.
The computerized draw for the prizes shall be held in the first week of every month at the FBR Headquarters and the invoices of the immediately preceding month shall be entered in the draw.
Draw winners shall be required to perform biometric verification, at the nearest e-sahulat facility of NADRA and submit a scanned copy on the “tax assan” application. After successful biometric verification, winners shall be required to provide their IBAN through a “tax asaan” application.
The total prize money and the denomination of the prizes shall be decided on month to month basis by the Board.