2.6m filed returns, paid record Rs48.6 billion taxes until Oct 15: FBR
In a tweet uploaded on Saturday, the spokesperson said that the FBR has received record-high 2.6 million returns and Rs.48.6 billion tax paid with returns including Rs1.8 million returns and Rs29.6 billion tax paid with returns on the closing date.
FBR has received record high 2.6 M returns and Rs.48.6 B tax paid with returns as against 1.8 M returns and 29.6 B tax paid with returns on closing date, 8th Dec.2020. This signifies 45% growth in filing of tax returns while 64% growth in tax paid with returns.— FBR (@FBRSpokesperson) October 15, 2021
Thus, the receipts and taxes have increased five times this year as compared to the previous year.
He said that a promotional campaign to file tax returns also helped in enhancing the tax amount received.