MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has initiated a disciplinary action against 14 regional tax officers and employees for not taxing oil manufacturers on cottonseed cake.
The FBR has issued directions to higher authorities in this regard. The officials include regional tax officers and deputy commissioner from the regional tax office Multan.
The officials did not apply taxes implied by the Federal Board of Revenue which is likely to affect the tax collection target of the fiscal year 2014-15.
During the audit, it was revealed that the officials did not apply S.R.O 602 of the FBR and ignored the instructions issued by the Federal Board of Revenue.
The charge sheeted officials are Regional Tax Officer Saleem Akhtar, Inland Revenue Officers Malik Abdul Hameed, Rana Anwar Sajid, Khalid Aziz, Javed Iqbal, Mukhtar Hussain, Auditor Rana Muhammad Anjum and Siddique Bhutta.