FTO takes suo moto notice in pending 11,000 tax amnesty cases

KARACHI: Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has taken suo moto notice in 11,000 cases related to tax amnesty scheme for tax year 2018, a tax bar said on Thursday. Read more »

FBR advised adopting zero tolerance policy against delaying taxpayers’ applications

ISLAMABAD: Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has suggested the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to adopt zero tolerance policy against delaying processing of taxpayers’ applications. Read more »

FTO committee expresses distress over tax recovery from bank accounts

ISLAMABAD: The advisory committee of the Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has expressed distress over attachment of bank accounts and coercive recovery by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) from bank accounts of taxpayers. Read more »

FTO directs FBR, FIA to launch inquiry in misuse of gold, jewellery import

ISLAMABAD: Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) in a suo moto case directed tax authorities and investigation agency to launch inquiry against officials, department and traders involved in misuse of gold import and other... Read more »

FTO orders recovery from IR officers in unlawful bank account attachment

ISLAMABAD: Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has ordered recovery from officers of Inland Revenue Officers in a case of unlawful recovery through bank attachment of a taxpayer. Read more »

FTO directs audit of all manufacturers for misusing SRO 1125

ISLAMABAD: Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has directed Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to conduct audit of all manufacturers who availed the benefit of SRO 1125(I)/2011. Read more »

FTO recommends 20 percent increase in withholding tax rates

KARACHI: Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has recommended 20 percent increase in adjustable withholding taxes in order to encourage income tax return filing. Read more »

FTO takes suo moto notice in concealing income in garb of agriculture tax, Iranian oil sale

ISLAMABAD: Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has taken suo moto notice and initiated investigation in open sale of Iranian oil in Balochistan and tax evasion in the garb of agriculture tax. Read more »

Alvi praises FTO role in resolving taxpayers’ complaints

ISLAMABAD: President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi has praised the role of Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) for resolution of aggrieved taxpayers’ complaints. Read more »

Refund should have no nexus with revenue targets: FTO

ISLAMABAD: The office of Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has advised Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to set its targets rationally and refunds should have no nexus with revenue targets. Read more »