Tax Ombudsman recommends termination of four top FBR officers
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Dr Asif Mehmood Jah took suo moto notice and after a thorough investigation, it was established that grade-21’s Chaudhary Tariq Muhammad, grade-21’s Syed Nadeem Hussain Rizvi, grade-21’s Dr Sarmad Qureshi and Deputy Commissioner IR Ishfaq Ahmed were involved in issuing the fake tax refund.
The fake tax refund scam occurred from 2007 to 2011 and the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) did not take any action against these officers.
It has been alleged that FBR and Pakistan Revenue Automation Limited (PRAL) field officers were also responsible for negligence and even extended cooperation in this regard.
Reporter Waqas Azeem