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PM office seeks suggestions from FBR to waive-off tax on disabled persons

PM office seeks suggestions from FBR to waive-off tax on disabled persons

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Office, while taking notice on a complaint of a poor citizen, has directed Ministry of Commerce (MoC) and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to submit recommendations to waive-off tax on items being used by the disabled persons.

Proposals have also been sought to waive-off income tax on the income of such government employees who have a severe disability and recruited on disable quota. Pakistan Citizen Portal sought proposals to waive-off income tax on the things including wheelchair and artificial limbs.

Similarly, suggestions also sought regarding waiving off tax from the income of widows of government servants. The Ministry of Commerce and Federal Board of Revenue have been directed to submit suggestions within thirty days in this regard.