LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has assured that no raids would be conducted on business houses in Lahore till 31st March. The assurance was given to Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) after intense discussions with the FBR authorities for the last 2-days over the harassment being meted out to the business community.
The fact was also endorsed by the Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar, while talking to LCCI President Almas Hyder. The minister also informed the LCCI president that the directions had been issued to the FBR.
All members and businessmen of Lahore are urged to clear the taxes and dues to the government in the next 15thdays to avoid any untoward incident from FBR authority.
It is also urged that all non-filers use this time to file the return so that they don’t face any difficulty in the future.
Meanwhile all trade and industrial associations have congratulated the LCCI for this great achievement. They said that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry deserves appreciation for presenting the case of the business community to the government in a better manner and acted as a bridge in true sense of the word.
Trade, market and industrial associations have termed it a big success of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry and lauded its effort for resolving the issue of raids at business premises.