The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has set up an informative booth at the inaugural session of ‘IT Minister’s Forum for Youth, Innovation, Industry & Ease of Doing Business’ which is being organised from 17th to 19th September, 2019, as part of the 19th Edition of ITCN Asia at Expo Centre, Karachi.
According to a statement issued by the revenue board, the setting up of the informative booth is aimed at enlightening the industry players, youth and the other stakeholders about the role FBR is playing to promote ease of doing business in Pakistan, besides other facilitative measures being taken for the taxpayers, traders and investors.
The FBR team is led by Facilitation & Taxpayers Education (FATE) member Mustafa Sajjad Hassan, who is assisted by FATE chief Tehmina Aamer and field officials of RTO, Karachi.
The event has provided an opportunity to not only comprehend the challenges and concerns being faced by industrialists and business community but also to enlighten them about the new initiatives taken by FBR to reduce the hurdles in doing business and dispel the commonly perceived misconceptions regarding the working of FBR.
“Through this platform, FBR aims to create awareness about the simplification of filing process, alternative modes of tax payment with ease, automation of sales tax registration and sales tax refund system besides other facilitative measure taken by FBR,” the statement read. “The setting up of information booth will also help to get a valuable feedback of industry leaders, businesses and most importantly the youth that is shaping the future narrative transforming business and industry outlook in the region.”