ISLAMABAD (WEB NEWS) President Dr Arif Alvi has called for an explanation from FBR over unnecessarily contesting the decision of the Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) before him without sound legal justification in a financially insignificant case and wasting the time and efforts of the highest office of the country. WhileRead More →

President Alvi rejects 30 representations, directs FBR to undo unjust taxation ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) President Dr. Arif Alvi has rejected 30 identical representations filed by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) against the decision of the Federal Tax Ombudsman and directed FBR to stop charging excessive tax deductionsRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Muhammad Shakeel Munir, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) briefed Muhammad Majid Qureshi, Advisor (IT), Federal Tax Ombudsman about the tax issues of Overseas Employment Promoters during his visit to ICCI. Jamshaid Akhtar Sheikh Senior Vice President, Muhammad Faheem Khan Vice President ICCIRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) President Dr Arif Alvi Monday directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to bring into the tax net the unregistered wholesalers, dealers or distributors of sugar to broaden the tax base. He observed that despite making huge monetary transactions and the availability of their dataRead More →

President Alvi for increasing outreach of FTO, appreciates it for providing relief to businessmen/traders ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) President Dr. Arif Alvi has urged the need to increase the outreach of the Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) and create awareness about its role in providing speedy justice to complainants againstRead More →

President Alvi lauds Federal Tax Ombudsman’s role in bringing ease of doing business & address taxpayers’ trust deficit Underlines need for promoting inter-faith harmony President Dr. Arif Alvi on Monday while lauding the Federal Tax Ombudsman’s role in bringing ease of doing business and address taxpayers’ trust deficit, emphasized theRead More →

FTO assures to provide speedy and cost free redressal of taxpayers’ grievances ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Dr. Asif Mahmood Jah, Federal Tax Ombudsman said that the business community was the backbone of the economy and his institution was working to provide them speedy, fair and cost free redressal ofRead More →

President Alvi expresses dismay over the treatment of an 82 years old tax payer by FBR ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) President Dr. Arif Alvi has expressed dismay over the treatment of an 82 years old tax payer by FBR and directed its Chairman to look into the entire systemRead More →

Federal Tax Ombudsman appoints Sohail Altaf as Coordinator of FTO Secretariat RAWALPINDI ( Web News ) Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO), has appointed Sohail Altaf, Group Leader, Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) as honorary Business Coordinator of FTO Secretariat. President Chamber Nadeem Rauf welcomed the appointment of Sohail AltafRead More →

FEDERAL TAX OMBUDSMAN ORDERS INITIATION OF CRIMINAL /DISCPLINARY PROCEEDINGS AGAINST SENIOR FBR OFFICERS IN A REFUND SCAM ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) The Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) in pursuance of Own Motion (OM) investigation initiated while exercising powers conferred under Section 9(1) of the Federal Tax Ombudsman Ordinance, 2000 (FTORead More →

FTO directs FBR to rectify the maladministration taking place at customs check posts RAWALPINDI ( Web News ) The Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) Dr. Asif Mahmood Jah has said paid a visit to the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) and addressed an Public Awareness session for the purposeRead More →