Taxpayers’ account numbers not linked with banks

Taxpayers’ account numbers not linked with banks

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has said that account numbers with taxpayers profile are only in offline mode.

“The tax profile data of FBR has only offline bank account numbers which are not linked with banks or financial institutions,” the tax body said on Wednesday.

Similarly, there is no finger print authentication mechanism available with FBR, it added.

The FBR issued a clarification on the messages circulating in emails and social media regarding access of FBR on banking transactions.

The revenue body clarified that there is no linkage or access to banking transaction at any level with the banks or financial institutions.

Therefore, there is absolutely no risk of any access to transaction banking at any level. FBR has termed messages being circulated in emails and social media as fake and baseless.

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