FBR collects double income tax amount this year


ISLAMABAD, Dec 26 (DNA): The Federal Board of Revenue has collected
double the amount of income tax this year: Rs31 billion. Last year, it
was Rs16 billion.

“This year there was a two-fold increase in income tax paid with the
annual returns,” an FBR spokesperson said. This year, the number of
taxpayers who filed their income tax returns went up to 2.19 million

Meanwhile, the total number of income tax filers in Pakistan has crossed
the two-million mark this year. Last year, it was 1.98 million.

The number of taxpayers, who filed their income tax returns by December
8 was 1.78 million. But now the number increased by another 377,766
persons by December 25.  DNA