FBR launches crackdown against tax defaulters

On the directives of Chief Commissioner Inland Revenue, Regional Tax Office (RTO) Peshawar, Qaiser Iqbal recovery campaign against tax defaulters has been accelerated. In this connection, Assistant Commissioner, Inland Revenue Usman Asif while using his legal powers arrested tax defaulter, Suleman Irshad son of Haji Mohammad Irshad, resident of Kachi Mohallah (Lahori Gate) for outstanding tax arrears of Rs.10,865,956/- and put him in the lock off of Police Station, University Town.

The Regional Tax Office has further directed the University Town Police for producing the tax defaulter before the Assistant Commissioner Inland Revenue, Usman Asif on Thursday (today) for further proceedings. Meanwhile, the Chief Commissioner Inland Revenue, RTO Peshawar, Qaiser Iqbal and Commissioner Inland Revenue, Peshawar Zone, Abid Mahmood has warned tax defaulters to pay all outstanding arrears in head of tax against them in national interest to avoid stern action for recovery of tax by the authorities.