Late filers to get ATL status only after surcharge payment

Late filers to get ATL status only after surcharge payment

KARACHI: Late filers will only get their names on the Active Taxpayers List (ATL) after payment of penalty or surcharge.

It has been observed that many taxpayers were filing their income tax returns for tax year after the last date of August 09, 2019 but they could not get their name on the ATL.

The taxpayers noticed that their returns were filed and shown on the completed task but their names were not appeared on the ATL.

However, this issued was resolved when they deposited penal amount to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).

Officials at the FBR said that the late filers of Income Tax Return for Tax Year 2018 can pay “Surcharge for ATL” as defined under section 182(A) of Income Tax Ordinance 2001 by clicking on Tax Payment Nature “Misc” head in the PSID.

“Only after the payment of surcharge will the name of the late filer become part of ATL.”

In order to make normal payment through electronic mode, the officials said that in the e-Payments tab, a person will access Create Payment and then select Income Tax Annual Return option.

The resulting selection will lead you to Income Tax e-Payment page. On this page a payment slip (PSID) will be created by:

Selecting the relevant Tax Year

Typing the Tax amount due

Selecting the mode of payment

Clicking the create button on the bottom of the page Confirm the e-Payment created. This will successfully create the e-Payment slip.

The e-Payment slip can be deposited in any National Bank (NBP)/State Bank (SBP) branch. Select the nearest city where a taxpayer wants to deposit the payment slip from the drop down list.

Click the print button to download the PSID on your computer. Deposit the PSID in any of the available branches of the city of your choice.

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