On the directions of SAPM on Revenue Tariq Mehmood Pasha and Chairman FBR Asim Ahmad, Member Public Relations Sardar Ali Khawja visited various large organizations in Lahore to highlight the importance of filing tax returns before the extended due date of November 30, 2022.
Continuing with FBR’s intensive drive to maximise tax compliance among eligible taxpayers across the country, Member PR met senior officials of, among others, GEPCO, SNGPL, PARCO, Bank of Punjab, Pepsi Co International, Coca Cola International, JDW Sugar Mills, Almoiz Industries, Nestle Pakistan and MCB. During his meetings, he highlighted the significance of filing returns by the eligible entities as well as by the employees of those organizations. He apprised of various initiatives undertaken by FBR for facilitation of taxpayers including availability of 24/7 Helpline and mobile application. He said that FBR is committed to broaden the tax base and enhance revenue collection by bringing eligible taxpayers under the tax net.
Member PR also visited the head offices of Allied Bank and LESCO. Later, Member PR also visited Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). On the occasion, he met LCCI President Kashif Anwar, FPCCI President IrfanIqbal Sheikh, office bearers and members of the Chamber. He also held a meeting with representatives of various trade bodies, tax bars and businessmen and encouraged them to file returns within due date.