Dar for sorting out tax issues with provinces

ISLAMABAD, Aug 17 (APP): The Finance Minister Wednesday directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to engage with the provinces to resolve tax issues within a week so that, if required the amendment made through Finance Act 2016 may then be reconsidered.

Chairing a meeting with FBR officials here, the minister said that the government should remove the difficulties faced by the businessmen and every effort should be made to facilitate them.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar was also present in the meeting which among others was participated by the senior officials of FBR and Finance Division.

Earlier, discussion was held on Input Tax Adjustment in Sales Tax which was disallowed through Finance Act 2016.

Chairman FBR, Nisar Mohammad Khan briefed the Finance Minister about the difficulties and issues being faced by the businessmen due to amendment in Federal sales Tax Act.