LAHORE: Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) Consultant Tariq Yousaf has heard an appeal filed by the proprietor of M/s Pioneer Gas Private Limited against the Corporate Regional Tax Office (CRTO) Lahore and adjourned it until the next date. FTO already hears many time and now hearing enter into final stage.
FTO Consultant Tariq Yousaf heard the case in which counsel for appellant argued that the Corporate Regional Tax Office (CRTO) has failed to release the tax refunds claimed by the company since two years.
He said the RTO has been collecting excessive tax from Muhammad Furqan Ullah Baig, proprietor of M/s Pioneer Gas private Limited, for the last two years. He approached the commissioner concerned several times for release of refunds but the CRTO did not respond positively, even after the passage of a reasonable time.
At the end, the company decided to approach the FTO seeking his intervention. The counsel appealed the FTO consultant to direct the CRTO to clear the refund claims.
On the other side, FTO consultant said the CRTO is ready to solve the case of the plaintiff if he provides details of the record.
After hearing the arguments from both sides, Consultant Tariq Yousaf adjourned the case of M/s Pioneer Gas Private Limited and directed the parties to appear on the next hearing to present their arguments.