FBR for paying taxes to help Govt in war against corona

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STAFF REPORTER
ISLAMABAD Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Tuesday appealed the taxpayers to pay their due taxes in time to increase the revenue resource of the government. The government would utilize the resources to effectively provide services to the people in current situation and fight with COVID-19 in a befitting manner, said an FBR statement. The statement said the staff and officers of FBR were performing their duties diligently during lockdown without fear of deadly viral infection outbreak in the country.The FBR staff and officers were determined to collect revenue for the government in such a difficult time by keeping a safe distance with the taxpayers, it added. It further said it was also the responsibility of the taxpayers to pay their due taxes in time because the taxes paid by them would be used by the government to rid the country of this contagious disease. The collected revenue would be utilized on the infected people from this virus as they desperately needed help at this critical time, the statement said. It said the FBR was optimistic that the people would show responsibility and unity at this testing time