Tax authorities can take help from police, other agencies

Tax authorities can take help from police, other agencies

Section 178 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 describes that the tax authorities can take help from police and other agencies.

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 updated up to June 30, 2021. The Ordinance incorporated amendments brought through Finance Act, 2021.

Following is the text of Section 178 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001:

178. Assistance to Commissioner.— Every Officer of Customs, Provincial Excise and Taxation, District Coordination Officer, District Officers including District Officer – Revenue, the Police and the Civil Armed Forces is empowered and required to assist the Commissioner in the discharge of the Commissioner’s functions under this Ordinance.

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