FBR admits it had wrong CNIC number, Faisal Javed had paid due taxes

FBR has in a series of tweets admitted a mistake in which it had implied that PTI senator had paid no taxes for the year of 2018

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FBR admits it had wrong CNIC number, Faisal Javed had paid due taxesThe Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) clarified on Friday an earlier mistake where they had put “incorrect details” of PTI Senator Faisal Javed in the parliamentarians’ tax directory reported ‘The Nation’ today. The FBR continued that the legislator had paid Rs46000 in taxes in 2018.

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The senator himself had approached FBR and informed them that the national identity card was inaccurately listed in the directory.

“Upon verification from the record, it has been found that CNIC and tax paid by the senator is correctly mentioned in the Tax Directory of all taxpayers for Tax Year 2018 at serial No. 499903, however, Parliamentarians Directory contains incorrect details of his CNIC and tax payment,” said the FBR.

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The correct record according to the FBR showed that the senator had Rs 46127, in taxes. The FBR has since then fixed and updated the directory and apologized to the senator for any inconvenience caused.

FBR had wrong CNIC number

The FBR on Friday released a tax directory of Pakistan’s elected representatives for the year 2018 showing former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the highest tax-paying lawmaker.

Upon verification from the record, it has been found that CNIC and tax paid by the Senator are correctly mentioned in the Tax Directory of all taxpayers for Tax Year 2018 at serial No. 499903, however, the Parliamentarians Directory contains incorrect details of his CNIC and tax payment.

However, when the directory was published it had shown that the senator, who is seen as a close aide to PM Imran Khan, did not pay any taxes for the year 2018. The error was soon rectified after the senator pointed out that he had paid his taxes.

GVS News Desk

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