FBR official awarded ‘removal from service’ on undeclared money, assets

FBR official awarded ‘removal from service’ on undeclared money, assets

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday imposed major penalty of ‘removal from service’ upon Maqbool Ahmed, a BS-16 officer of Inland Revenue Service (IRS) for concealing assets and money in mandatory declarations besides hiding foreign trips.

The FBR initiated disciplinary proceedings against Maqbool Ahmad, Inland Revenue Officer (BS-16), Regional Tax Office, Faisalabad under Government Servants (Efficiency & Discipline) Rules, 1973 on account of “Inefficiency” and “Misconduct”.

The Chief Commissioner-IR, Regional Tax Office, Faisalabad being Authorized Officer issued Show Charge Sheet/ Statement of Allegations vide letter No. 1626 dated 08.10.2020.

The authorities identified against the official that he had not declared properties made through unknown sources. Further, the official had travelled many times to the US without ex-Pakistan leave. In addition the official failed to provide details of money spent on his foreign trips.

Member (Admn/HR), Authority in the case, has imposed major penalty of “Removal from Service” upon Maqbool Ahmad, Inland Revenue Officer (BS-16) (under suspension) under Rule 4(1)(b)(iii) of Government Servants (Efficiency & Discipline), Rules, 1973.

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