FBR chairman assures stoppage of raids at business centers

RAWALPINDI: Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Shabbar Zaidi has assured business community that no raids would be conducted on registered Tax payers for income tax or sales tax purposes.

According to a press release issued here Friday, a delegation of the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) led by President Saboor Malik, met the chairman at his office.

The FBR chairman sought help and cooperation from traders in addressing menace of smuggling.

On the occasion, Saboor Malik shared and apprised the FBR chairman about the concerns of the business community.

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The RCCI president said that national economy is passing through difficult times and we required better partnership with the FBR in joint efforts towards revival of the economy.

He said that such raids and closure of business centers propagate negative message in the markets. It also hurts the honor, respect and goodwill of the business center and market as well, he added.

RCCI president said that actions and raids at business center must be stopped on account of smuggled goods.

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