FBR to address tax issues of traders, says Nausheen

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ISLAMABAD: Chairperson Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Nausheen Javed Amjad Tuesday said that business community is playing key role in the economic development of the country and efforts would be made to address their key tax issues.
She said this while talking to a delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), led by President ICCI Muhammad Ahmed Waheed. She said that coronavirus has badly hit the entire world and economy of Pakistan could face more problems.
She said that in this difficult situation, business community should come forward to pay its due share of tax and play role in reducing the fiscal problems of the country.
The delegation congratulated her on being appointed as chairperson FBR. Vice President ICCI Saifur Rehman Khan and Malik Sohail Hussain were also part of the delegation. Dr Arsalan Subuctageen, Member Legal & Accounts – Customs, FBR, was also present on the occasion.
Speaking at the occasion, Muhammad Ahmed Waheed hoped that Nausheen would play effective role in making FBR stronger institution and bringing needed reforms in the tax machinery. He said that a transparent and equal tax system is the basic requirement to promote tax culture and hoped that chairperson FBR would take necessary measures to realize this goal.
He said that due to COVID-19 pandemic, business activities have come to a half due to which business community is suffering great losses. He hoped that in these difficult circumstances, the FBR would take measures to resolve tax issues of business community and facilitate them in tax matters so that with joint efforts, tax revenue of the country could be improved, besides reviving business activities. – TLTP