Number of tax filers increase exponentially

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Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan has claimed that his government had gained the full support and trust of the masses due to its people-friendly initiatives, which made it raise the taxpayers’ number from 5,000 to 37,000 in the region.

“We all are united with regard to the welfare and development of the state and we all have to play a responsible role to meet the challenges”, he said.

Talking about increasing the tax net and making the tax system people-friendly, he said that the current government had increased the number of tax filers exponentially. “There were misunderstandings among the people regarding tax which are being removed and the tax system is being made more simple and people friendly.”, the PM said, adding that for the convenience of the people, the date of submission of tax returns is being extended till February 27.—APP