Procedure for making correction in cash payment receipt issued

Procedure for making correction in cash payment receipt issued

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified procedure for making correction in computerized payment receipt (CPR).

The FBR issued a circular on Friday stating that the electronic procedure for correction of CPR had been updated in IRIS software and following e-procedure would be followed for the correction of CPR of income tax, sales tax and federal excise duty.

The FBR said that the scope of changes would be restricted to the following ares:

a. Change of name, address, National Tax Number (NTN)/Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC).

b. Change in tax year/tax period

c. change in payment code/payment section.

The FBR said that online application for the changes should be submitted through Iris software. An applicant is required to provide documents, included: copy of CPR; in case of mistake made by withholding agent, letter from withholding agent and affidavit from the taxpayer on stamp paper that amendment may be made in CPR; for correction of NTN/CNIC in CPR, affidavit from the person on whose name the payment has been deposited mistakenly.

The FBR said that the chief commissioner shall designate an officer in his office for such purpose. In case, where scope of correction falls in different territorial jurisdiction, the chief commissioner to who such application has been made shall forward such application electronically to the chief commissioner where such CPR was recorded incorrectly.

Change in CPR will only take place in the system of FBR for all accounting purpose and the taxpayer will be entitled to take such credit accordingly.

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