FBR issues notices to 350 Sindh bureaucrats for non-filing

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued notices to 350 senior bureaucrats of Sindh government for non-filing of income tax returns.
The notices have been issued by Regional Tax Office (RTO) –II Karachi on identification of expenditures through various sources by those provincial government officers.
The FBR sources said that these government officers had never filed their annual income tax returns and asset declarations with the income tax departments.
They said that the expenditures details had been obtained through their air travels, banking transactions, purchase of property purchase etc.
The information of those provincial government officers were obtained from their salary disbursements.
They said that the tax department would first enforce income tax returns and then would initiate proceedings of concealment.
The sources said that besides taking action against bureaucrats of Sindh government the RTO –II Karachi was also taking action against 3,000 more salary persons in the private sector to bring them into tax net.
The sources said that many of these salary persons had never filed income tax returns despite having taxable income as well as other source of income.
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