Nasira Anjum gets bumper prize of FBR’s 5th POS invoice draw

Nasira Anjum gets bumper prize of FBR’s 5th POS invoice draw

ISLAMABAD: Nasira Anjum, a customer of Imtiaz Provision Store, has been awarded with the bumper prize of Rs 1 million in fifth computerized draw conducted by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Monday.

The computerized balloting was conducted on the basis of invoices issued by Point of Sales (POS) of Tier-1 Retailers.

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The second prize of Rs500,000 each won by Shahida Latif on the invoice issued by Shaheen Chemist and Muhammad Rashid Shujja on the invoice issued by Jalal Sons.

Meanwhile, four prizes of Rs250,000 each awarded to Salman Ahmad Siddiqui, Fahim Badar, Nauman Alfred and Naila Nadeem on the invoices issued by Mine Save Mart, Imtiaz Provision Store, Imtiaz Provision Store and Dwatson Chemist, respectively.

It was the fifth computerized draw of the ongoing efforts of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to attract people for documenting the sales made through Tier-1 retailers.

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The FBR conducts draw every 15th of the month. This month the 15th was on Sunday so it was held a day after. The first draw was held on January 15, 2022.

The FBR encouraged people to actively participate in the balloting to win prizes after buying from POS integrated retailers.

The FBR previously issued a procedure for participating in the prize scheme.

The revenue body said that the customers of the integrated tier-1 retailers, whose names and CNICs are notified through random computerized draw shall be entitled to prizes in respect of their purchases from the integrated tier-1 retailers.

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The customers are required to verify the electronically generated invoice of integrated retailers either through the “tax asaan” application or by sending SMS to number 9966.

The application shall notify the customer regarding the status of the invoice either as “verified” or “unverified”.

In case of a verified invoice, the customer shall furnish one time, the following detail to the online system, namely:- Name; CNIC; and Mobile number.

Names and CNICs of the customers shall be included in the random computerized draw upon fulfillment of the requirement.

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In case of an unverified invoice, the customer shall report the same through the system. The Board shall conduct inquiry and take appropriate action under the relevant provisions of law.

The computerized draw for the prizes shall be held in the first week of every month at the FBR Headquarters and the invoices of the immediately preceding month shall be entered in the draw.

Draw winners shall be required to perform biometric verification, at the nearest e-sahulat facility of NADRA and submit a scanned copy on the “tax assan” application. After successful biometric verification, winners shall be required to provide their IBAN through a “tax asaan” application.

The total prize money and the denomination of the prizes shall be decided on month to month basis by the Board.

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