FBR activates taxpayer facilitation kiosks/centers

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has directed all Chief Commissioners to ensure that all tax facilitation KIOSKS and Tax Facilitation Centers are in operation in order to facilitate the taxpayers.
Notification issued by the FBR said that tax facilitation centers have been set up as the last date for filing of Income Tax return is October 31, 2016.

In order to facilitate the taxpayers for filing the returns of income tax, the FBR has established more than two hundred (200) tax facilitation kiosks and Tax Facilitation Centers throughout the country on places like important business centres, shopping malls, offices of Traders’ Associations and important markets where maximum number of taxpayers can avail the facility.

Knowledgeable and competent officers/officials have been deputed in these KIOSKs/TFCs to guide and assist the taxpayers in the filing of tax returns. These KIOSKs/TFCs shall remain operational from Monday through Saturday, from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm daily. The prescribed proformae of returns and wealth statement are available on these KIOSKs/TFCs. Copies of the Taxpayers’ Facilitation Guides published by the FATE Wing of the FBR are also available for the benefit of the taxpayers.

The KIOSKs/TFCs would provide education and guidance to the taxpayers, and would help the taxpayers to properly fill in the tax declarations.

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