9020 persons file returns under VTCS

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 20 (APP): Minister for Law & Justice Zahid Hamid said so far 9,020 persons availed the facility by filing their returns under the Voluntary Tax Compliance Scheme (VTCS), depositing Rs 850 million tax under the scheme.

Speaking in the Senate on behalf of Minister for Finance, he said at the outset, it was stated that neither any tax amnesty bill was introduced nor passed by the National Assembly.

However, he added Voluntary Tax Compliance Scheme (VTCS) was announced by the government and presented in the form of a Bill before the National Assembly.