ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has revised the processing parameters and increased refund to export ratio to 15 percent.
According to Sales Tax General Order (STGO) No. 05 of 2021, the FBR announced to re-fix the ceiling of parametric refund-to-export ratio from the previous 12 percent to 15 percent of the export value for processing of sales tax refunds of the commercial exporters.
The FBR defined the commercial exporters as those exporters who do not have a manufacturing facility, and are not registered in the manufacturer category under the Sales Tax Act, 1990.
“This shall be maximum ceiling of admissible refund processed through FASTER against valid exports after confirmation of realization of export proceeds as per rule,” the FBR said.