Dar directs FBR to redouble efforts to meet revenue targets | Pakistan Today

Dar directs FBR to redouble efforts to meet revenue targets

The Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Sunday chaired a meeting to review the revenue collection targets and other matters related to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).

FBR Chairman Nisar Mohammad Khan briefed the Finance Minister on the latest revenue collection figures.

The minister appreciated the efforts of FBR in increasing tax collections by 60% over the last three years. He urged the FBR team to redouble their efforts to meet this year’s revenue targets.

He emphasised the importance of enhanced revenue collection in the background of the country’s need for development and for achieving the higher rate of inclusive and sustainable growth.

The meeting was attended by Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan , senior officials of FBR and the Ministry of Finance.

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  1. Malik Tariq said:

    What a joke while Dar Sahel keeps on announcing tax amnesties for tax evaders,he is ordering FBR to increase revenues, which means more indirect taxes are to be levied and more loans are to be taken to bridge the deficit.

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