Filing wealth statement against foreign income

Filing wealth statement against foreign income

Section 116A of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 explains that a resident taxpayer having a foreign income is required to file a wealth statement.

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 updated up to June 30, 2021. The Ordinance incorporated amendments brought through Finance Act, 2021.

Following is the text of Section 116A of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001:

116A. Foreign income and assets statement.– (1) Every resident taxpayer being an individual having foreign income of not less than ten thousand United States dollars or having foreign assets with a value of not less than one hundred thousand United States dollars shall furnish a statement, hereinafter referred to as the foreign income and assets statement, in the prescribed form and verified in the prescribed manner giving particulars of—

(a) the person’s total foreign assets and liabilities as on the last day of the tax year;

(b) any foreign assets transferred by the person to any other person during the tax year and the consideration for the said transfer; and

(c) complete particulars of foreign income, the expenditure derived during the tax year and the expenditure wholly and necessarily for the purposes of deriving the said income.

(2) The Commissioner may by a notice in writing require any person being an individual who, in the opinion of the Commissioner on the basis of reasons to be recorded in writing, was required to furnish a foreign income and assets statement under sub-section (1) but who has failed to do so to furnish the foreign income and assets statement on the date specified in the notice.

(Disclaimer: The text of above section is only for information. Team PkRevenue.com makes all efforts to provide the correct version of the text. However, the team PkRevenue.com is not responsible for any error or omission.)

Leave a Reply

You have to agree to the comment policy.