FERB Chief Greets FBR For Increasing Number Of Filer To 1.8m

FERB Chief Greets FBR For Increasing Number Of Filer To 1.8m

LAHORE: Friends of Economic Reforms and Business (FERB) President Kashif Anwar has said that the number of filers has been increased by 1.8 million which is a landmark achievement for Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).

In a statement issued he said that the step will enable more and more people to file their tax returns this year. The number of filers has been increased by a number of 1.8 million which is also highly cherished by the officials and the officers, he added.

He also lauded extension of date for filing returns by The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and said that this is a good step which is being highly appreciated by the business community.

“The step proved to be a confidence winning measure by the FBR and if the FBR continues to facilitate the public in this way, it is very much likely that the number of filers will increase more and more every year,” he explained.

The need of the hour is to raise awareness among the public about the importance of filing tax and tell them about the benefits and perks that the filers enjoy in return of filing tax, the FERB president said adding that it is also needed to create a filer-friendly environment and diminish the culture of harassment that is faced by the existing
taxpayers.

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