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World Bank terms FBR’s IRIS system ineffective

World Bank terms FBR’s IRIS system ineffective

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank mission has declared the computerized system, Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), introduced by Federal Board of Revenue as ineffective, adding that it was old and traditional system.

The World Bank mission has told the FBR officials that the tax system must be integrated for the collection of revenue.

The mission added that the IRIS system is based on 20 years old technology and it was similar to the previous system which was creating problems for people as well as for department.

They suggested that the FBR must use new technology to overcome the issues and take measures to develop advanced system for revenue department.

Sources also added that WB mission also asked the FBR to constitute a high level committee of software experts which will follow slandered procedure for software development.