PESHAWAR: Regional Tax Office (RTO) started stern action against tax defaulters and arrested accused Suleman Irshad for not paying outstanding arrears.
Assistant Commissioner RTO Peshawar Usman Asif informed Customs Today that on the directives of chief commissioner Inland Revenue, Qaiser Iqbal, recovery campaign against tax defaulters has been expedited.
In this regard Assistant Commissioner, Inland Revenue Usman Asif while using his legal powers arrested tax defaulter, Suleman Irshad son of Haji Mohammad Irshad, resident of Kachi Mohallah (Lahori Gate) for outstanding tax arrears of Rs10 million and put him behind the bars at Police Station, University Town.
The Regional Tax Office has further directed the University Town Police for producing the tax defaulter before the Assistant Commissioner Inland Revenue, Usman Asif for further proceedings.
Meanwhile, the Chief Commissioner Inland Revenue, RTO Peshawar, Qaiser Iqbal and Commissioner Inland Revenue, Peshawar Zone, Abid Mahmood has warned tax defaulters to pay all outstanding arrears to avoid stern action for recovery of tax by the authorities.