Finance Minister chairs Chief Commissioners Conference at FBR

APP35-05 ISLAMABAD: August 05 - Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chairing Chief Commissioners Conference at FBR. APP

ISLAMABAD, Aug 5 (APP): Federal Minister for Finance Senator
Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a session of Chief Commissioners
Conference at Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Saturday to review
revenue collection performance of July, 2017.
The Minister was briefed that FBR has surpassed the budget
target assigned for the month of July, 2017, said a press release.
The Minister commended the performance of FBR on achieving the
revenue target of July, 2017 and hoped that the same trend would
continue in the coming months and FBR would keep up this performance
in the same spirit during the current fiscal year.
The Minister appreciated the decision of assigning monthly,
quarterly and annual targets beforehand. He said that this would
help better planning by the field formations for achieving revenue
targets and would also be the basis for reward and recognition for
those who perform.
The Minister emphasized the need for increasing dependence on
direct taxes and broadening of tax base.
Facilitation of taxpayers should be given top priority to
improve tax culture and enhance the confidence and trust of
taxpayers, he said.
Minister Ishaq Dar wished success to the new team and hoped
this visible change and trend would continue in the coming months.