FBR adds 3.4 million new taxpayers to tax net

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has added 3.4 million new taxpayers in the databank received from different departments while notices are issued to those people who do not pay taxes in accordance with their income.


According to sources, the FBR has started getting documentary records and other important data from different departments to bring new people to the tax net from first quarter of the current fiscal year 2015-16.

Now data of at least 3.4 million people has been received from different departments and it is under review.

Sources further revealed that thousands of new taxpayers have been inducted in the tax net and the FBR has recovered Rs.1 billion revenue from these people.

Sources also added that the FBR has directed the departments concerned and officials to expedite the procedure and inform the board weekly on basis.