Third computer ballot for POS Prize Scheme held

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Continuing with monthly computer ballot for its innovative POS Prize Scheme, Federal Board of Revenue successfully organised third successive lucky draw at FBR Headquarters Islamabad, this evening.

In addition to 1007 lucky winners winning prizes worth 53 Million, another 10 individuals won prize of Rs.100,000 each, sponsored by Metro Stores Pakistan for its valued customers. This has taken the winners list to 1017, winning prizes worth Rs.54 Million.

Addressing on the occasion, Chairman FBR/ Secretary Revenue Division,Dr.Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmed reiterated that for the past few years, FBR had been vigorously pursuing its drive for digitization, transparency, and automation not only to document the economy but also to plug revenue leakages through a transparent tax system.

He further emphasized that FBR will continue to maximize tax compliance through various innovative initiatives including POS Prize Scheme.

The annual business turn over of retail sector in Pakistan was about Rs. 20 Trillion but only around 20% was visible to FBR for tax compliance. This innovative Prize Scheme was launched to digitally monitor the sales made by Tier-1 Retailers across Pakistan to ensure that tax collected from customers was safely deposited into state exchequer, he concluded.

 

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