Tax Offices Extend Working Hours Till 8:00 PM on January 31

Tax Offices Extend Working Hours Till 8:00 PM on January 31

Karachi, January 31, 2024 – The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has announced the extension of working hours for tax offices, with doors remaining open until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, January 31, 2024.

This announcement, made by the FBR, emphasizes the commitment to facilitating the taxpayers’ needs and ensuring a smoother process for the payment of duties and taxes. The directive, addressed to the chief commissioners of Large Taxpayers’ Offices (LTOs), Medium Taxpayers Office (MTO), Corporate Tax Offices (CTOs), and Regional Tax Offices (RTOs), signifies a concerted effort to streamline operations and expedite the clearance of any pending Payment Slip Identification (PSID).

Taxpayers and businesses, particularly those with pending transactions or urgent tax matters, can take advantage of this extended window, providing them with an opportunity to fulfill their obligations and contribute to the nation’s revenue pool. The move also aligns with the FBR’s commitment to creating a taxpayer-friendly environment and reducing any potential bottlenecks in the payment process.

The extended working hours until 8:00 PM on January 31, 2024, are expected to ease the burden on taxpayers, allowing them the flexibility to address their tax-related concerns after regular business hours. This initiative recognizes the diverse schedules of businesses and individuals, aiming to provide accessibility and convenience during the tax payment period.

The FBR’s decision to extend working hours underscores the urgency of revenue collection and the significance of meeting financial targets. The move comes as part of the ongoing efforts by the government to boost economic stability and meet fiscal goals. By accommodating taxpayers’ needs and encouraging compliance, the FBR aims to foster a cooperative relationship between the tax authorities and the business community.

Taxpayers are encouraged to utilize this additional time wisely, ensuring all necessary payments are made, and any outstanding matters are resolved. The FBR has reiterated its commitment to facilitating a transparent and efficient tax collection process, and the extension of working hours reflects the responsiveness of the tax authorities to the evolving needs of the business community.

As the clock ticks towards 8:00 PM on January 31, 2024, the tax offices stand ready to assist taxpayers in their last-minute efforts to fulfill their tax obligations. This initiative not only supports revenue collection but also demonstrates the government’s dedication to creating a conducive environment for compliance and financial responsibility.