Audit firm suspended for misconduct

KARACHI: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has suspended an audit firm for professional misconduct and removed the name of the firm for six months. Read more »

FBR suggested relaxing exports restriction to Afghanistan

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been advised to relax export conditions to Afghanistan in order to improve exports and inflows of foreign exchange. Read more »

ICAP proposes restricting powers of Directorate General Intelligence and Investigation

KARACHI: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has proposed restricting powers of Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) as multiple powers of tax authorities are causing hardship for taxpayers. Read more »

Installing scanners at Pak-China borders suggested to prevent misuse clearance under CPEC

KARACHI: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has suggested to install scanners at Pak-China borders to stop misuse customs clearance of goods transported under China – Pakistan Economic Corridor(CPEC). Read more »

ICAP suggests reviewing extra tax on electricity, gas consumption by industrial, commercial consumers

KARACHI: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has suggested the tax authorities to review imposition of extra sales tax on electricity and gas as this levy is passed unnecessarily to consumers... Read more »

FBR advised to stop treating taxpayers unfairly

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been urged to stop unfair treatment of compliant taxpayers. The taxpayers should be rewarded instead of harassing them for being compliant. Institute of Chartered Accountants... Read more »

FBR recommended to exempt income tax on mortgage loans to facilitate salaried persons

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been recommended to exempt income tax on mortgage loans in order to facilitate salaried persons. Read more »

FBR recommended imposing environmental tax on industries producing polluting materials

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been suggested to impose environmental tax on industries producing non-renewable and polluting materials. Read more »

Restriction on gold purchase by non-filers proposed

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been suggested to restrict non-filers of income tax returns from purchasing gold bars, jewelry and other luxury goods in order to broaden tax net. Read more »

Imposition of digital tax at 30 percent proposed

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been proposed for imposing digital tax at 30 percent in the budget 2019/2020. Read more »