ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Tuesday constituted market committees within the jurisdiction of 17 Regional Tax Offices (RTOs) to resolve the issues of small traders and retailers.
According to a notification issued by the FBR, the market committees had been constituted in pursuance of the agreement signed on October 30, 2019 between FBR and traders.
The market committees are constituted for different markets and areas with membership.
The working of the committees shall be regulated as under:
(i) The senior-most tax officer on the committee shall act as convener of the committee
(ii) Where a tax officer representative is not included in the committee, the respective chief commissioner-Inland Revenue shall nominate such representatives.
(iii) In case of transfer of an office, the chief commissioner Inland Revenue concerned shall nominate a substitute.
(iv) In case of overlap between jurisdiction of territorial and sectoral committees, the function of sectoral committees shall be to provide technical assistance to respective territorial committees.
The market committees have been constituted within the jurisdiction of RTOs, included:
01. RTO Peshawar
02. RTO Abbotabad
03. RTO Islamabad
04. RTO Rawalpindi
05. RTO Faisalabad
06. RTO Sahiwal
07. RTO Sargodha
08. RTO Multan
09. RTO-II Lahore
10. RTO Bhawalpur
11. RTO Gujranwala
12. RTO Sialkot
13. RTO Sukkur
14. RTO Hyderabad
15. RTO-II Karachi
16. RTO-III Karachi
17. RTO Quetta