ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has banned entry of visitors into premises of Board’s headquarters to ensure secrecy of tax proposals. A circular to this effect was issued by FBR on Thursday.
According to circular issued by the FBR, due to heavy engagements of Chairman and Members of the FBR, entry of visitors in Board’s premises is being restricted with immediate effect. The FBR has instructed all its officers and staff to strictly comply with the rules and laid down procedures. Only visitors of Chairman and Members shall be allowed entry subject to approval of the concerned officers. In case a visitor has prior appointment, the concerned private secretary will intimate the receptionist to this effect well before time.
The FBR’s Chiefs requiring entry of any visitor in the FBR premises may inform the private secretary of their members so that the personal staff of the member intimates the receptionist well before time for arranging entry.