ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Tariq Bajwa devised new strategy to achieve the annual revenue target for FY 2014-15. The FBR Chairman has issued strict instructions to all field officers to accomplish the task.
He warned the field formation officers that only those officers will remain in FBR who show good performance. As per new strategy, all field formation officers have been given monthly targets and warned to achieve targets in the same month otherwise in the next month they will receive a warning.
Subsequently, if one officer is failed to achieve his target for two consecutive months, he will be transferred/posted to a least important position. As per directions from FBR Chairman, Members Inland Revenue Operations restricted all field formation officers to go on leave without any urgency.
Moreover, officers in FBR instigated revenue collection in a way; they used to do in month of June, to achieve the annual target. In contrast to popular tradition of FBR, this year no officer went on long leave after June so far. The FBR Chairman himself has been visiting his office daily.
It is also observed that other team members of Chairman including Member Inland Revenue Policy Shahid Asad, Member Revenue Operation Muhammad Ashraf, Member Admin Shahid Hussain Jatoi, and Member Customs Nisar Muhammad worked late night in their offices to achieve the revenue target for FY 2-14-15.