FBR seeks details of Pakistani iqama holders from UAE

UAE’s Ministry of Finance has not responded to all earlier written requests of FBR in this regard.

Refunds worth Rs5.5bn released under fully automated faster system: FBR chief

He said FBR is working to address issues regarding submission forms of export refunds.

Tax evasion matter: FBR sends notices to 50 doctors in KP

Tax evasion matter: FBR sends notices to 50 doctors in KP

PM Imran expresses satisfaction over positive economic shift

"All the focus of the government is on providing relief to the common man", said PM Imran.

Muhammad Hafeez requests more time to submit assets' details

Sources revealed that cricketer is being financially audited for previous five years.

FBR Chairman assures stoppage of raids at business centers

FBR Chairman assured traders that powers of penalties would be given to higher authority.

Financial inclusion pivotal for Pakistan's economy: Queen Maxima

FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi said the country's economy was being documented.

New system introduced to identify smugglers, money launderers at airport

Pakistan Customs has launched a risk management system to identify travelers at seven airports.

Committee formed to restructure FBR into Pakistan Revenue Authority

Importantly, four subcommittees have also been formed to put more effort into the matter.

FBR's Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Zones file 15 references involving billions of rupees

The FBR has established benami zones in three cities of the country.

Mohammad Hafeez denies receiving notice from FBR

Mohammad Hafeez has maintained that he files his tax returns annually.

FBR issues show cause notice to Mohammad Hafeez

FBR issues show cause notice to Mohammad Hafeez.

FBR recommends setting up anti-smuggling and import substitution policies

It has been considered that the import substitution and anti-smuggling policies would raise revenue.

Digitised Land Survey approved on sale and purchase of properties in Pakistan

Importantly, the move will significantly help the FBR in property tax collection.

FBR collects Rs320 billion in October, revenue collection up by 16pc

FBR collects Rs320 billion in October, revenue collection up by 16 percent.

FBR publishes statistics on market tax filers

In Lahore, around 3925 have been registered as filers and tax collection from these filers is Rs560m

Govt focused on implementation of IMF programme: Dr Hafeez

He said the IMF Mission is looking forward to have a meaningful and productive review.

Broadening of tax-net vital for providing better facilities to masses: PM

The broadening of tax net would not only lessen the burden on existing taxpayers.

Shabbar Zaidi Inaugurates Urdu website of FBR

Shabbar Zaidi Inaugurates Urdu website of FBR.

Shutdown FBR and see how much money is collected: SC

"Only for collecting 20 per cent revenue, 22,000 people have been hired."

Govt collects Rs7 billion tax on mobile phones in six months

FBR noted that duty imposed on imported mobile phones had a positive impact on foreign investment

Dubai officials to provide details of property owners from Pakistan: Shabbar Zaidi

Dubai officials to provide details of property owners from Pakistan: Shabbar Zaidi.

Clash erupts as police block protesting traders from entering Red Zone

The protesting traders demanded to stage protest in front of FBR office.

Tax complaints: Option 'FBR' included in Pakistan Citizen Portal

Tax complaints: Option 'FBR' included in Pakistan Citizen Portal.

Govt includes separate category in Citizen's Portal app for complaints against FBR

This feature will allow the people to lodge their complaints directly to the concerned authorities.

Date for filing of income tax returns extended by one month

According to sources, 378,000 taxpayers have filed income tax returns till September 30, 2019.

Collection tax ratio increased for stable economy: FBR chairman

The chairman stressed the need to document the national economy to broaden the tax net

FBR launches mobile app for filing return of income for salaried persons

FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi, in a tweet, made an announcement.

FBR inaugurates automation of Customs Export Facilitation Schemes

A high-level meeting was convened by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Shabbar Zaidi.

Effective policies expand income tax-return filing base by 43 percent

The government had already announced various measures in the federal budget.

FBR increases 60pc domestic tax collection in one year

The filing of returns of income for tax year 2018 had reached to the total number of 2,404,371

FBR instructs gas companies not to provide gas connection to un-registered consumers

intimation may be issued by the company to the users of such connections: FBR

No action against the traders till September 30: FBR

The meeting discussed various issues about the traders.

FBR issues notices to 228 garments and boutique shop

They have been issued a notice u/s 176 of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 to bring them on tax roll.

FBR extends deadline to file tax returns to August 9

The prior August 2 deadline was set to expire midnight on Friday.

FBR issues notices to 30 hospitals in Karachi

A large number of doctors and surgeons found involved in tax evasion.

FBR clarifies new taxation system on sales of immoveable properties

The form of immoveable property will be determined at the time of sale of the property.

FBR sends draft MoU on cooperation between FBR and China’s Taxation Dept

The MoU will promote improvement in trade and investment in both countries.

100,000 non-filers to be issued notice: FBR

He said the non-filers would now be brought into the tax net.

FBR denies imposing withholding tax on motorcycles, rickshaws

The FBR said no suggestion under consideration to levy tax on Motorcycle and Auto Riksha.

FBR increases values of immovable properties in 20 cities

The value of sectors I-9, I-10 of Islamabad has been increased up to Rs5 million per kanal.

Banks asked to collect details of Benami accounts themselves

If the board and the banks work together better results will be achieved: FBR

Measures being taken to include middle class in tax net: FBR chief

Due to presumptive tax regime, we actually dissociated the taxation from the economy

Shabbar Zaidi not being changed as FBR chairman: Naeemul Haq

Shabbar Zaidi not being changed as FBR chairman: Naeemul Haq.

Shehbaz Gill rejects rumors of taxes on graves

Such news are regrettable as they will only add disrepute to the tax culture.

Rs1,700 billion tax is to be collected in Q4: SBP report

FBR tax collection at the end of third quarter stood at 61.4 percent of the annual target.

FBR withholds five million notices against benamidars

FBR withholds five million notices against benamidars.

FBR issues tax notices to Maryam Nawaz, Nusrat Shehbaz

FBR has asked them to pay their taxes till July 23.

Talks between Faisalabad industrialists, FBR chairman fail

Industries of Faisalabad are on strike from last 18 days.

Last date for filing tax returns extended till August 2: Shabbar

In a press release in Islamabad, he urged the people to benefit from this opportunity.

FBR Chairman rejects rumours over CNIC condition, zero-rating, food tax

The FBR Chairman also clarified that there was no deadlock between the board and the chambers

No tax imposed on edible items including flour: Chairman FBR

No tax imposed on edible items including flour: Chairman FBR.

FBR launches automation process for facilitation of import of raw materials for industries

The system will not issue exemption certificate if an assignment has been issued by the Commissioner

Steps being taken to check smuggling, under-invoicing: FBR Chairman

Zaidi said that tax returns for the year 2018-19 can be filed by August 2.

Govt introducing procedural changes in tax rate mechanism: Hammad Azhar

Zaidi said the FBR has been adopting effective measures to curb under-invoicing and smuggling.

Govt took difficult decisions to correct direction of economy: PM

The premier said reforms in FBR are aimed at economic development of Pakistan

FBR authorised to confiscate benami properties in Karachi

chairman and members of FBR Adjudiating Authority on Benami Transactions have been appointed.

Benami property: FBR confiscates 6000 kanal land belonging to PML-N's Ch Tanveer

This is the first action taken by FBR against those having undeclared properties.

Adjudicating Authority to launch crackdown under Benami Act from July 1

The government has initiated this step for curbing 'benami' transactions.

Govt's Asset Declaration Scheme 2019 ends today

FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi has said that no extension shall be given in the scheme after today.

'Asset Declaration Scheme best opportunity to declare assets before Benami law enforcement'

He said that the asset profile of around 53 million people was unveiled through FBR portal.

Govt considers extending date of Amnesty Scheme

The government will have to either bring new Presidential Ordinance or introduce a new mini bill

PM hints at extending deadline for Assets Declaration Scheme

People do not have faith on the working of FBR as they consider their tax money will be wasted.

Pending cases could be resolved by availing Asset Declaration Scheme: FBR

The board requested the taxpayers to avail this opportunity and resolve their disputes

All prize bonds worth Rs40,000 to be registered till 2020: FBR

He assured that the state's institutions will not create hurdles for beneficiaries of the scheme.

Amnesty Scheme fails to achieve objectives

FBR sources told that it will be difficult to achieve the tax targets despite Amnesty Scheme.

NADRA introduces online portal for assets inquiry

Online data is spread over two portals; NADRA and FBR website.

US$40 billion sent abroad in last 40 years, reveals FBR chairman

The committee also approved the publishing of directory of offshore account holders.

Govt ensures tax relief on medicines, food, essential items: FBR

Tax relief has also been provided for home appliance and different on edibles.

FBR advises people to declare undisclosed assets, expenditures before June 30

FBR is in contact with the land record authorities and relevant District Collectors

Govt ensures tax relief on medicines, food, essential items: FBR

Tax relief and exemption have been provided on various health sectors: FBR

Over 5000 applied for Tax Amnesty Scheme: FBR

The number of those seeking amnesty would increase once the prize bonds are registered.

FBR collects Rs2,900 billion from July-18 to April-19

The FBR said that the government took worth of Rs4,967 billion loans from the central bank.

Hafeez Shaikh, Reza Baqir meet PM Imran, brief him on budget proposals

The prime minister directed the team to facilitate the lower class in the budget

FBR to collect bank accounts data for action against tax evaders

Electricity distribution companies are asked to provide data of industrial and commercial consumers.

FBR sends notice to a taxi driver over fictitious transaction by Ramzan Sugar Mills

In this regard, the FBR has issued a notice to the taxi driver over a transaction of Rs20 million.

FBR extends deadline to file tax returns till June 30

As per a circular issued on Monday, the government has extended the last date for the filing.

Air fares for non-filers likely to increase

On domestic airline tickets, non-filers would be charged with an amount of Rs500 additionally.

Seizure of smuggled goods rises 20pc in 10 months: FBR

The FBR Chairman had also urged the traders to refrain from dealing in smuggled goods

Withdrawal of zero rating regime to adversely impact exports, investments: APTMA

The APTMA chairman said the regime of zero rating was introduced after due diligence by the FBR.

Upcoming budget likely to reverse tax concessions for salaried class

Rs4,950 will be deducted from the salaries of individuals earning Rs100,000 monthly.

Rs6 trillion budget likely for next fiscal

Sources said that the non-tax income in the budget is expected to be more than Rs1150 billion.

Govt imposes 0.6pc tax on cash withdrawals over 25,000 rupees? here is the true story

Multiple Facebook posts in Pakistan purports to show a tax law amendment introduced in March 2019.

FBR announces amnesty for industry to clear past sales tax liabilities

Shabbar Zaidi said the government wants to facilitate the business community while enhancing tax net

Amnesty scheme form in limbo

People, who wish to get benefits under the scheme, would be required to mention their assets.

FBR chairman's appointment challenged in IHC

FBR chairman's appointment challenged in IHC.

New FBR Chairman urged to focus on enhancing tax compliance

The country’s tax revenue potential would reach 26 percent of GDP

IMF talks to continue as PM Khan rejects draft agreement

The deadlock was reached over interest rates and further devaluation of rupee against US dollar.

Newly-appointed FBR chairman bars officials from freezing account of any company

The business community said that decision would boost confidence

Shabbar Zaidi takes charge as new FBR chairman

Zaidi said FBR staff is hardworking, adding that he will try to move with same staff.

Notification for Zaidi's appointment as FBR chairman could not be issued

Zaidi is currently serving in the Ministry of Finance

State Bank governor and FBR chairman sacked

The national flag is seen on the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) office building in Karachi, Pakistan

IMF bailout package: Pakistan's economic policies to be reviewed today

The Pakistani delegation is led by Adviser to PM on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh.

LHC bars FBR from sales tax collection prior to registration

Thereby, the FBR has been barred from collecting sales tax on its own.

FBR briefs World Bank on tax reforms

The FBR apprised the World Bank on the reduction of income tax rate from 25 percent in tax year 2018

20 bank accounts involved in money laundering, benami transactions freezed

The court was told that the accounts were used to transact billions of rupees.

FBR investigates 'benami' transactions of Rs369.4 million in Karachi

An FBR official said the suspect was not available at his residence.

FBR detects another bank account involved in transaction worth Rs 37 crores

According to the officials, the suspect has provided wrong address.

FBR traces transaction of Rs8 billion through six benami accounts

The board has lodged cases against four traders.

FBR selects 14,154 cases for audit for tax year 2018

FBR launched its new website with simplified features and more facilitation for online tax payers.

FBR tightens noose against PML-N leaders

Leader of PML-N Rana Sanaullah and other party members have been asked to submit income tax details

FBR extends returns filing date to April 30

The FBR urged all persons, who have not yet filed their returns, take advantage of this opportunity

Tax offices to remain open till 10pm today for tax filers

These institutions have been directed to extend office hours on Saturday till 10pm.

Senate body summons FBR over registration of mobile phones at airports

She said cyber security is a serious matter but the minister for IT didn’t show up in the meeting.

Fundamental changes will be made to reform FBR: MoS for Revenue

Appreciating the performance of the FBR, he said it was the need of the hour to promote tax culture.

Huge reforms agenda finalized for FBR with major thrust on ICT: Jehanzaib Khan

Jehanzaib Khan admitted that FBR has remained largely focused on the existing taxpayers.

No raid on business premises: FBR Chairman

FBR Chairman said he would visit Karachi every month for to interact with business community.

Supplementary finance bill: Govt releases salient features for customs duty

Regulatory duty is being removed on input materials

FBR recommends SBP to clear payment of Rs 7.23 billion as sales tax refunds

The payment will benefit 898 claimants involved in exports of textile, carpets, leather, etc.

Customs surpasses target by collecting Rs444 billion

Moreover, customs wing has collected Rs152 billion WHT, 6 percent higher than previous fiscal year.

Real estate business suffers lean times amid govt's revision in valuation

Real estate and construction sector has been nearly paralyzed in the country.

PM Imran to meet top 150 tax payers

The officials from OGDCL, PPL, PSO, Indus Motors, Honda Atlas and Nestle will attend the event.

Swiss cabinet okays information sharing agreement with Pakistan

FBR has amended Article 25 (exchange of information) to access banking/financial information.

Advance Tax collection meant to facilitate taxpayers: FBR

Advance tax is paid on quarterly basis, it saves the taxpayer from excessive burden.

Finance Minister chairs meeting of the FBR Policy Board

Chairman FBR gave a detailed briefing on the working of the Federal Board of Revenue.

ICCI urges govt to simplify taxation system for increasing revenues

The ICCI organized a consultative session to seek budget proposals from the local business community

Revenue amounted to Rs2,069 billion in seven months of FY19: FBR

Customs duty jumped 17.9pc to Rs389.45bn in 7MFY19.

FBR to focus on simplification of tax collection system: Hammad

The Minister of State said that no favor will be given in the recovery of the taxes.

Number of taxpayers increase in current fiscal year: FBR

The authorities anticipate the number to increase further till the end of FY2018-19.

FBR acquires details of 160,000 overseas bank accounts of Pakistani nationals

4,800 accounts contain more than $100,000 and several accounts contain even more than $1 million.

Shehbaz Sharif owns four flats in London

The details have been revealed in documents submitted by the FBR to the NAB.

Dubai flat case: Aleema Khan fails to submit remaining fine as deadline ends

FBR officials told that Aleema Khan has not submitted the amount of Rs2.21 crore so far.

FBR finds data of 50,000 bank accounts abroad

All the information of tax evaders will be remain hidden and secret.

Traders continue to suffer amid non-issuance of refund payments

FBR has failed to issue all the payable refunds of the claimants.

FBR recommends Profit on Debt Statement for banks

The FBR has issued the “Profit on Debt Statement” for banks through an SRO.

Offshore property case: Aleema Khan sought time for tax payment, FBR informs SC

The hearing of the case has been adjourned till January 14.

FBR offices to observe extended working hours on Dec 31

The FBR directed Chief Commissioners to establish liaison with State Bank of Pakistan

Last date for filing income tax returns today

The tax returns will be received electronically till 12 midnight.

FBR allows filing of Income Tax returns until Dec 17

The returns will be received electronically till 12 midnight.

PM Imran, businessmen agree to expand tax base

The premier vowed to reduce unemployment in the country by promoting industry

Govt decides to impose 'gunah tax' on cigarettes

Different options are being reviewed regarding implementation of news tax on cigarettes.

FBR initiates online refunding for exporters

FBR has released Rs 8.70 billion to pay back refundable amount to 700 exporters who had made claims.

FBR launches online payment facility for tax payers

tax payers now can pay their due taxes directly from their internet bank account or ATM.

SC seeks report on offshore properties within 10 days

The court ordered persons concerned to approach FBR with complete data by Tuesday.

FBR collects Rs12.2bn taxes through ATMs, online banking since March

The new facility lets the taxpayers pay their taxes through ATM and from their homes

FBR identifies PM Khan's sister as benamidar of property, notice served

Senator Taj Afridi and senator Mir Hassan Talpur also owns properties in the UAE.

Pakistan, UK extend agreement to expand tax system

Memorandum of understanding was signed between FBR and British Revenue Authority in Islamabad.

Government starts third phase of tax recovery

FBR said it has issued notices to one hundred and fifty-four non-filers to pay their due taxes.

FBR registers 55pc increase in number of Income Tax returns

The increase in the filing of Income Tax returns envisages the confidence of taxpayers

FBR directed to facilitate people: Asad Umar

Despite economic crisis, the government was facilitating the export industries.

FBR goes after 169 wealthy non-filers; many more set to face 'hot pursuit'

The FBR warned the tax evaders to file their tax returns and pay their due taxes within due date

IMF delegation meets FBR, finance ministry officials

FBR and Ministry of Finance officials briefed visiting delegation over details regarding tax revenue

FBR extends date for filing tax returns till November 30

Only 0.35 million people have filed income tax returns till September 30.

FBR collects Rs836 billion during the first quarter

FBR also extended the due date for filing of Income Tax Returns.

KCCI seeks one month extension in return filing date

The KCCI president said that severe anxiety has emerged amongst thousands of taxpayers

PTI govt to table mini budget on Friday

The government also considered reducing age limit of imported cars from three years to two years

FBR publishes draft amendments in Income Tax Rules for feedback

The amendments in rules have been proposed in exercise of powers conferred by sub-section (1)

FBR launches application to let taxpayers fill out returns in offline mode

The application is called Iris-ADX (Asynchronous Data Exchange).

NAB seeks financial record of Ahad Cheema's family

FBR has constituted four teams to compile financial records of Cheema's family.

NAB summons Aleem Khan on Aug 10

NAB officials are reportedly not satisfied with the records provided by Khan.

Action against Pakistanis having properties in UK launched

FBR said that details were being analyzed for taking further action.

FBR Member rules out extension in ongoing Tax Amnesty Scheme

She said the scheme offered a golden opportunity to the people

Tax collection grows 11.4% to Rs3.751 trillion in 2017-18

The collection excludes the collection on account of book adjustments for June

Banks to observe extended working hours on June 29, 30 to collect taxes

All field offices of the FBR will remain open and observe extended working hours till 8:00pm

Nomination papers: Super rich candidates slip under FBR radar

The revenue watchdog has identified hidden assets worth over Rs1000 billion.

Cellular companies provide 100pc credit on prepaid cards from today

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will tonight release a notification in this regard

Minister reviews performance of FBR in financial Year 2017-18

Dr Shamshad Akhtar during the meeting discussed the overall macro-economic condition of the country

CJP summons FBR chairman along with record of smuggled cars

The approval to use smuggled cars was given by Fawad Hassan Fawad, CJP told.

Investigation report: Blue-eyed officials awarded big by ruling PML-N

Most of these officials are under NAB's radar over alleged involvement in scams worth billions.

FBR urged to extend date of filing returns under Amnesty Scheme

UNISAME president urges finance ministry to adopt a friendly attitude to encourage investors

Mobile bills tax case: FBR submits reply in apex court

FBR further added that federal excise duty has been reduced to 17pc.

Finance Minister urged to restore FTR regime for commercial importers

The proposed amendment has created unrest among the importers

FBR summons Pakistani actress Saba Qamar on May 16

A notice has also been sent to the artist in this regard.

CJP takes notice of undue taxes on petroleum products

The three-member bench will take up the case on Sunday

FBR gives until April 30 to officers to return luxury vehicles

FBR has given all the RTOs until April 30 to return luxury vehicles not entitled to them.

FBR launches system to monitor restaurants' sale in real time

The prime objective of web-based RIMS is to facilitate the taxpayers.

Amnesty scheme announced to benefit rulers: Rabbani

Economic Council has no legal value.

Target set to collect maximum tax before announcing of next year budget: Miftah

Miftah Ismail lauded announcement of economic reforms package by PM Abbasi.

PM announces tax reforms package, amnesty scheme for undeclared assets

Only 700,000 have been paying income tax in Pakistan.

FBR registers 16% growth in first 9 months

FBR has recorded an increase of around 16% over the revenue collected.

FBR initiates probe against Ali Tareen

Ali Tareen had also contested by-poll from NA-154.

FBR, NTC sign MoU for electronic exchange of information

The integration permits electronic exchange of import documents.

FBR seeks complete data of clients from builders, developers

Properties should be named under the real owners, FBR officials demanded.

1,260,181 returns filed by Feb 28, clarifies FBR

FBR has rejected claims of reduction in the number of Income Tax returns.

FBR surpasses Rs 2 trillion mark in first 7 months

FBR collected Rs 228 billion during January, 2017.

Trade bodies, FBR discuss budget proposals

The meeting was part of an extensive consultative process by the Federal Minister for Revenue.

FBR launches IRIS-ADX for offline entry of Sales Tax data

Iris-ADX will especially facilitate data preparation of large taxpayers.

FBR seeks tax proposals for upcoming budget

The board has requested the stakeholders to give their input and suggestions.

FBR remains on track to achieve annual collection target of Rs4013 bn

Revenue collection recorded an increase 17.5 percent.

FBR seeks details of Arif Lohar's income sources

Arif Lohar said that he has never concealed his income.

FBR takes notice of hurling foreign currency, cell phones at wedding guests

Muhammad Arshad left no stone unturned to make his marriage ceremony unforgettable.

Women support vital for sustainable tax culture, says FBR Member

Women in Pakistan are contributing significantly to the vibrancy of socio-economic life.

FBR extends tax filing date till December 15

FBR issued a notification regarding extension in tax filing date.

Dazed by Panama Papers, taxpayer numbers keep on plummeting in Pakistan

Ratio of taxpayers as per country’s population is barely 0.5pc.

Date for filing of income tax returns extended till Nov 15

The date was extended in view of the requests made by the tax bars.

FBR freezes Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's bank accounts over alleged tax evasion

FBR said that the accounts will be seized until the recovery of full amount.

NAB raids NTS headquarters, arrests NTS chief

NAB raided the NTS headquarters in relation to alleged test-paper leaks

Levy of duties aimed at reducing import bill, furthering growth: FBR

The purpose of these duties is not the generation of revenue, the FBR clarified.

Govt imposes 5 to 80pc regulatory duty on imported items

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued a notification.

Signing ceremony for modern tax payment system held

The modern system will enable payment of taxes through Alternate Delivery Channels (ADCs).

FBR registers more than 20pc revenue growth

Chairman FBR briefed the Finance Minister on the revenue collection effort.

FBR seeks banks' support to boost filing of Income Tax returns

FBR's initiative of walking up to the corporate world has been appreciated.

FBR imposes 0.5% tax on e-commerce companies

A new tax on concessionary basis has been imposed.

FY 2017-18: Revenue shortfall augments to Rs27 bn

In previous month, shortfall surged by Rs12 bn.

Rules to be introduced for confiscation of benami property

Federal government has already introduced Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act 2017.