Finance Minister urges business community to promote tax culture

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar has called upon the top business executives and business leaders to help the government promote tax culture in the country.


He stated this while meeting leaders of prominent business associations, exchanging views with them on proposals regarding budget 2015-16.

The Minister said the government machinery and institutions on their part would always be making efforts to broaden the tax net, but the business community should also play its due role in pinpointing tax evaders.

He said that an amount of 44 billion rupees had been incurred this year and 136 billion rupees would be spent next year on the anti-terror operation and rehabilitation of Temporary Displaced Persons.

He asked the Chairman FBR to accord due consideration to the proposals and suggestions put forth by leaders of various business houses and associations for the budget 2015-16.