MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has asked the Customs Collectorate to submit budget proposals for 2021-2022 with the specific focus of broadening tax base, eliminating tax fraud, plugging in loopholes and facilitating genuine taxpayers.
The Federal Board of Revenue has sought budget proposals from Customs Collectorate including Enforcement &Compliance and Collectorate of Appraisement & Facilitation.
The Federal Board of Revenue has invited them to submit budget proposals for the coming budget for FY 2020-2021 relating to sales tax and federal excise, on six broad parameters.
The FBR asked the Customs Collectorates that amendments should be suggested with a view to achieve simplification, remove difficulties and anomalies besides abolishing any out dated and obsolete provisions.
The budget proposals should focus on broadening the tax base and increase in revenue collection of government. Second, amendments may be suggested in any of following laws/rules etc. including the Sales Tax Act, 1990, Customs act 1969, the Federal Excise Act, 2005, the Sales Tax Rules, 2006, the Federal Excise Rules, 2005, and the ICT (Sales Tax on Services) Ordinance, 2001.
Third, amendments may be suggested with a view to achieve simplification, remove difficulties and anomalies, and to abolish any out dated/obsolete provisions. Fourth, wherever possible a draft proposed amendment/procedure may be enclosed along with revenue impact both in soft and hard form.
Fifth, the FBR would especially welcome proposals for eliminating tax fraud, fake and flying invoices, plugging loopholes if any, facilitating genuine taxpayers, and making the procedures transparent. Sixth, the proposals should be made keeping in view the consequences for the other related trade groups, which might be adversely affected by the proposed measure.
The Federal Board of Revenue has asked them to submit their budget proposals before 10th February 2020.