Taxpayers will file their tax returns by using debit & credit cards
LAHORE: Member Information Technology, Federal Board of Revenue Khawaja Adnan Zaheer highlighting various aspects of IRIS said that 90 percent IRIS related complaints are being resolved on urgent basis. Federal Board of Revenue is going to sign an accord with State Bank of Pakistan and M/s One Link to facilitate traders to file their tax returns from their banks by using debit and credit cards. FBR is taking number of measures to bring most of people under tax net due to which number of taxpayers is increasing day by day.
A seminar on Income Tax Return 2017 was held under the auspices of Lahore Tax Bar Association (LTBA) at a local hotel the other day. Member Information Technology, Federal Board of Revenue Khawaja Adnan Zaheer was the chief guest on the occasion.
Prominent tax lawyers, chartered accountants, income tax practitioners, and ex-presidents of Lahore Tax Bar Association including Shahbaz Butt, Rana Munir Hussain, Zahid Atiq, Chaudhary Manzoor Ahmad, Farhan Shahzad, ex-senior vice presidents Tufail Asghar, Khurram Shahbaz Butt and office-bearers from Sialkot, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Okara, Pattoki, Kasur were also present on the occasion.
Khawaja Adnan Zaheer said we should promote tax culture as taxes play vital role in strengthening economy. He said due to comprehensive policies introduced by Federal Board of Revenue marginable increase is being witnessed in taxpayers. He assured the participants that FBR will welcome any suggestions and recommendations submitted by Tax Bar for strengthening tax system.
On this occasion, Chaudhary Qamaruz Zaman President Lahore Tax Bar Association thanked Member Information Technology FBR Khawaja Adnan Zaheer for taking personal interest in resolving traders’ issues. He said that such events provide us platform to get in touch with each other. He said that Lahore Tax Bar Association will extend full support to business community as well as Federal Board of Revenue to resolve traders’ problems.
Chief Executive Officer of Softax Nauman Iftikhar Khawaja delivered a lecture about income tax returns of 2017 to the participants.