FBR to launch audit of withholding agents

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Monday initiated a program of skill development of its officials to conduct system audit of withholding agents.

A statement said that under the dynamic leadership of Syed Shabbar Zaidi, Chairman, FBR, a new initiative had been taken up by Faheem-ul-Haq, Director General (Withholding) and launched by Dr. Aftab Imam, Chief Commissioner, Corporate Regional Tax Office, Karachi.

This initiative comprises the skill development of officers for system audit of withholding agents to monitor and improve the collection and deposition of withholding tax.

The field officers of all eight field formations of Sindh and Balochistan i.e. Corporate RTO Karachi, Large Taxpayers Units I & II, RTO II & III Karachi, RTO Hyderabad, Quetta and Sukkur; are being trained into the system audit of withholding agents by a renowned chartered accountant.

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