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FBR recovers Rs3.5m from Rahat Fateh Ali

FBR recovers Rs3.5m from Rahat Fateh Ali

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has recovered Rs 3.5 million from renowned  singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. FBR also has started collection of details of property of singer.

As per details, Federal Board of Revenue has collected all tax liability of Rs 3.5 million from singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. The tax has been collected in different dates but now all liability paid by the singer Rahat.

It is necessary to mention here that“famous singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.is name in documents as Rahat Ali Khan, source told”

Earlier, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) was freeze bank accounts of singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan over alleged tax evasion.

According to FBR, non-payment of income tax worth more than Rs3.5 million in 2015 led the Federal Board of Revenue to seize the singer’s available bank accounts in the country. The FBR traced the bank accounts through various transactions made by the singer. The team attached the accounts including one at a known bank in DHA (Z block), recovering Rs105, 000.

Meanwhile, efforts are underway to recover the remaining amount of due taxes. FBR claimed, it had imposed tax on Rahat after identifying a confidential transaction. The singer was obliged to pay income tax worth Rs3.5 million for the year 2015, which he failed to comply with, and as a result, his bank accounts were seized to recover the due amount.