ISLAMABAD: Appellate Tribunal Inland Revenue (ATIR) Chairman Nazir Ahmed headed hearings and administrative affairs at tribunal’s Islamabad office for a couple of days during the first week of August.
The chairman took up eight cases and adjourned the hearings. The chairman would return to Pakistan after a couple of months since he would leave for abroad soon.
Chairman, who had reached Islamabad also headed administrative affairs at tribunal besides hearing tax matters.
According to tribunal’s officials, chairman held hearing cases in capital for couple of days before leaving for Peshawar.
Chairman headed a division bench including other Account Member Dr Ghulam Mujtaba Bhatti. However, the bench adjourned hearing on majority matters.
Earlier, the tribunal had heard the matter filed by M/s Pakistan Telecommunication Mobile Limited case. It had filed the case contesting a show cause notice issued by the field offices of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).
According to details, M/s Pakistan Telecom Mobile Limited had challenged recovery notice issued to it in head of outstanding income tax by the LTU, Islamabad.
Pakistan Telecom Mobile Limited had submitted that the department had issued the demand for the tax year 2013 in head of income tax under provisions of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001.
Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), officers of LTU including Commissioner Inland Revenue, Commissioner Inland Revenue (Appeals) and ATIR were made respondents in the case.
According to officials, the chairman would return to the capital after couple of months since he was leaving for abroad in coming week.