ISLAMABAD, Oct 28 (APP): Finance Minister, Mohammad Ishaq Dar
here on Wednesday directed the Federal Board of Revenue
(FBR) officials concerned to provide maximum facilities to the
taxpayers to increase the number of tax payers.
“While I want the FBR to make all out efforts to meet its revenue
targets, I also want that facilitation to tax payers should
also be ensured”, the minister said while chairing a meeting of
the senior officials of the Ministry of Finance and FBR on
important tax related matters.
The meeting reviewed implementation of decisions taken
during recent interaction with members of the business
community including traders, service sectors and the textile sector.
The Minister also directed the FBR and other officials
concerned to take necessary measures to meet all legal
formalities to implement these decisions.
The Minister said that the government attached due importance
to the well being of the business community.
He referred to meetings with delegations of service sectors as
well as textile sector and said they had a very important role
in generating revenue for the national exchequer.
The government would ensure all possible facilitation to
them, the minister said.