Business community hails Tax Amnesty Bill approves by NA

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 22 (APP): The business community of Rawalpindi and Islamabad has hailed the tax amnesty bill approved by the National Assembly saying the bill would expend the tax base in the country. “Small traders will be benefitted from the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill 2016 and encourage the non tax filers to come in tax net besides increasing the tax filers number from 700,000 to 1.7 million as per commitment by business community during the dialogue with government,” President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ICCI) Atif Ikram Sheikh said on Friday.