FBR says online system is working fine and has received record tax returns


The Federal Board of Revenue, formerly known as the Central Board of Revenue, is a federal law enforcement agency in Pakistan. Photo: Geo. tv / File

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) said Tuesday that the council was receiving record tax returns, hoping that if the trend continued, the total number of tax returns could reach 200,000 by the end of the day.

Speaking to Twitter, the RBF spokesperson revealed that its online system is working well and that a large number of taxpayers are preparing to file online returns.

Read more: Tax Filing: RBF Says It Did Not Extend Deadline

“Today, FBR has received a record number of tax returns. Our online system is functioning properly and currently a large number of taxpayers are preparing returns online and the number of returns is increasing rapidly,” he said. in a tweet.

“If the trend continues, the total number of returns for the day is expected to reach close to 200,000,” he added.

Earlier today, the RBF said it had not extended the date taxpayers must file their tax returns.

A notification had circulated indicating that the RBF had extended the date for filing tax returns until January 31, 2021.

However, shortly after the notification was released, the RBF spokesperson clarified that he had not issued any notification in this regard.


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