FBR Chairman hints at good news over deadlock with traders on crucial issue of CNIC
ISLAMABAD – Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Shabbar Zaidi hints at good news over deadlock with traders on crucial issue of CNIC, media report had revealed.
He has said that they are considering a middle way over the issue of computerized national identity card. Briefing the Standing Committee on Finance of the National Assembly on Friday, he said that a 19 percent increase has been witnessed in the direct tax revenue, while sales tax had increased by 23 percent. “We have achieved the 90 percent target in three months,” he said.
The committee members said that business activities had been affected due to the condition of the CNIC. “A solution to the issue should be found,” he said.
Meanwhile, FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi and NADRA Chairman Usman Yousaf Mubeen called on Prime Minister Imran Khan.
They discussed the matter pertaining to an increase in the tax net.