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KTBA rejects FBR’s directives of submitting ECs through IRIS

KARACHI: FBR issued directives for submission of Exemption Certificates through IRIS system to Karachi Tax Bar Association. KTBA rejected the directives by sending a letter to FBR telling that these directives have no legal sanction or support as neither Income Tax Ordinance 2001 nor Income Tax Rules 2002 laid down such rules. KTBA said that this new rule is introduced ... Read More »

KTBA writes to FBR about 34% tax rate for companies in e-filing portal

KARACHI: The Karachi Tax Bar Association (KTBA) has written a letter to FBR Chairman Tariq Bajwa regarding 34 percent tax rate for companies in e-filing portal. According to law, banks are supposed to pay 35 percent tax. Karachi Tax Bar Association President Waseem Hashmi has requested the FBR chairman to resolve the issue as soon as possible. The Karachi Tax ... Read More »

FBR helpline at LTU Karachi to facilitate taxpayers in e-filing of returns

KARACHI: The Large Taxpayers Unit (LTU) of Karachi has launched a helpline to facilitate the taxpayers, who were facing problems in filing their returns through Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) e-filing software i.e. Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). FBR had launched this software this year on its web-portal but it ‘failed’ to facilitate the taxpayers, that is why the Board ... Read More »

Taxpayers facing difficulties in submitting tax returns

KARACHI: Taxpayers from across the country are facing problems in paying their tax returns. It is feared that the taxpayers will not be able to submit their tax returns on time and will be consequently fined. The FBR system has been slow since October 23. Today is the last date to file the tax returns. FBR Senior Member Shahid Hussain ... Read More »

Only tax evaders hate IRIS: Raana Ahmed

FBR IT member says she is waiting for someone to point out faults in tax calculation, but so far no such complaint has been received     ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Information Technology (IT) Member Raana Ahmed said on Tuesday that as many as 117,000 taxpayers have submitted their income tax returns through e-filing, which is 52 percent ... Read More »

Virus infects FBR software  

KARACHI: Virus has entered software (IRIS) installed to file tax returns online. Sources said thousands of businessmen had so far not been able to file tax returns as faults appeared in IRIS. The FBR had installed the software this year, but it is not working properly. Measures are being taken to remove the virus. Last date for filing of income ... Read More »

FBR’s Sialkot, Gujranwala directorates unable to remove faults in return form

SIALKOT: Despite their hectic efforts, the Information technology (IT) experts of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) are still unable to locate and remove technical faults in the e-filing tax return submission system at both of the Regional Tax Directorates in Sialkot and Gujranwala. Thousands of the taxpayers are facing great difficulties in ensuring the online submission of their tax returns ... Read More »

KCCI president too finds FBR’s software ‘faulty’

Some businessmen have already started propaganda against software and sent complaints to FBR  FBR IT Secretary Zainul Abdeen has said there was no technical fault in IRIS KARACHI: Newly elected Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Iftikhar Ahmed Vohra said on Wednesday traders were facing difficulties during e-filing of their tax returns. Talking exclusively to Customs Today, he said ... Read More »

FBR software IRIS: Traders hate what they cannot use

  ISLAMABAD: Several traders have started identifying ‘faults’ in the Federal Board of Revenue’s exemplary programme IRIS to avoid themselves from using it. Customs Today learnt that some businessmen have started propaganda against the programme and the FBR has received several complaints in this regard. FBR Facilitation and Taxpayers Education Member Riffat Shaheen Qazi said all complaints were about “technical ... Read More »

KTBA asks FBR for sub-users accounts in ‘IRIS’ system

KARACHI: The Karachi Tax Bar Association (KTBA) has expressed deep concerns over flaws in new online system ‘IRIS’, launched by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for filing Income Tax Returns. The KTBA President Syed Waseem-ud-din Hashmi has expressed apprehension over the flaws in IRIS system, which is not allowing the e-intermediaries to file Income Tax Returns of the clients. ... Read More »

FBR launches tax filing software ‘IRIS’

IRIS will enable taxpayers to file their tax returns from home or office ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue has launched new software ‘IRIS’ to keep records of taxpayers and to facilitate them in filing their tax returns. In the first step FBR has launched first module of the software ‘Return’ to facilitate the taxpayers, other 8 modules will be launched ... Read More »

FBR designs new software for online tax payments

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue has designed a new software for taxpayers to submit their tax returns online. The new software enables the taxpayers to submit their declarations of income tax, sales tax, withholding tax and federal excise duty through online service. As per details, FBR IT team has introduced the new software to facilitate the taxpayers so that ... Read More »