FBR receives 2.45 million returns for TY2019, no date extension

FBR receives 2.45 million returns for TY2019, no date extension

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has received 2.45 million income tax returns for tax year 2019 till evening of February 28, 2020, which is the last date for filing the returns.

A statement issued on Friday, the FBR said that the last date for filing income tax returns would not be extended further. The new active taxpayers list (ATL) for tax year 2019 will be updated by mid-night February 29, 2020.

The FBR said that those persons who were on the ATL-2018 but not filed their returns for tax year 2019 would not get their names on the new ATL.

The FBR said that it had received 2.45 million income tax returns for tax year 2019, which was 45 percent higher when compared with 1.68 million on the same date of the last year.

The FBR said that around 2.34 million individuals including salaried and business filed their returns for tax year 2019. Association of Persons (AOPs) filed 62,403 returns and companies filed 40,988 returns.

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