Rs2,080 billion taxes collected in last six months: Chairman FBR


Islamabad: Jan 03, 2020 (TNS): Chairman Federal Board of Revenue, Shabbar Zaidi has said that two thousand and eighty billion rupees tax collection has been made during the last six months.

Talking to a private news channel, he said approximately seventy one billion rupees have also been collected from five export sectors.

The Chairman FBR said present government has set new targets for tax collection while documentation of jewelry industry would also be streamlined.

Replying to a question, he said the government is going to introduce “point of sales system” on restaurants as they are charging 16 percent tax from their customers, but they least bother to deposit tax to the concerned department.

Replying to another question, Shabbar Zaidi said there are some areas in the Real Estate business, where an effective evaluation is required to check the system.