Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has setup an informative booth at the inaugural session of IT Minister’s Forum for Youth, Innovation, Industry & Ease of Doing Business which is being organized from 17th to 19th September, 2019 as part of the 19th Edition of ITCN Asia at Expo Centre, Karachi. 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 in Ease of Doing Business in Pakistan and other facilitative measures being taken for the taxpayers, traders and investors. The team of FBR is led by Mustafa Sajjad Hassan, Member Facilitation & Taxpayers Education (FATE) who is assisted by Ms. Tehmina Aamer, Chief (FATE) 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 communicty but also to enlighten them about the new initiatives taken by FBR to reduce the hurdles of 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 setting up of information booth will also help to get 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.