LTBA holds seminar on fil­ing of tax re­turns

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL - Staff Re­porter

La­hore Tax Bar As­so­ci­a­tion (LTBA) has held a seminar on In­come Tax Re­turns here at the Tax House La­hore. La­hore Tax Bar As­so­ci­a­tion Pres­i­dent Mun­sha Sukhera, gen­eral sec­re­tary Ch Qa­mar Uz Za­man, vice pres­i­dent Arif Ijaz Huis­sain, for­mer pres­i­dent Mu­nir Hus­sain and a large num­ber of In­come Tax Prac­ti­tion­ers, Char­tered Ac­coun­tants and ad­vo­cates par­tic­i­pated.

For­mer pres­i­dent Mu­nir Hus­sain de­liv­ered his lec­ture ex­plain­ing the so­lu­tions of hur­dles in the fil­ing of tax re­turns while Farhan Shahzad, for­mer gen­eral sec­re­tary dis­trib­uted CDs writ­ten prob­lems of In­come Tax Re­turn fil­ing and their so­lu­tions.

Gen­eral sec­re­tary Ch Qa­mar Uz Za­man se­verely crit­i­ciz­ing Fed­eral Board of Rev­enue's new soft­ware IRIS as ac­cord­ing to him the sys­tem was cre­at­ing con­fu­sion and putting the taxpayers on trou­ble.

He also urged the FBR to in­crease its num­ber of staff who are is­su­ing NTNs, adding that taxpayers should be fa­cil­i­tated by the FBR of­fi­cials to en­hance tax base and pro­mote tax cul­ture.

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