NAB not to process sales tax, income tax cases of business community

KARACHI: Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has said that the bureau will not process cases of income tax and sales tax of business community.

He was talking with Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai, President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) at a meeting, said a statement issued by FPCCI on Friday.

A delegation of FPCCI under the leadership of President FPCCI Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai met Chairman NAB, Justice Javed Iqbal at NAB Head Quarter Islamabad.

During the meeting Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai expressed his views that entire business community of Pakistan appreciates the role of NAB and the measures taken by it for transparency and curb the corruption of the country.

He said that business community is the backbone of the country contributing in economic development. NAB is business friendly institution that considers business community as its priority and addressing the issues.

Chairman NAB said that NAB would not process the cases of income tax and sales tax of business community and has ordered to return back all previous cases of business community to FBR as per law. He informed that he has ordered withdraw all notices served by NAB Multan on owners of flour mills of Multan, Bahawalpur and D.G Khan division. He said that he himself would review the notices of flour mills.

President FPCCI Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai appreciated the personal efforts of Chairman NAB for looking into the of issues of entire business community. He thanked the Chairman NAB for the establishment of Special Cell for entire business community in NAB Secretariat.

Chairman NAB Justice Javed Iqbal also acceded to the request of President FPCCI for visiting the Federation House.

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