75,871 tax returns selected for audit through random ballots
Following the audit policy for tax year 2015, random computer ballots were held on 14th September, 2015 for selection of cases for audit for Tax Year 2014 and Tax Period 1st July, 2013 to 30th June, 2014, in respect of Income Tax, Sales Tax & FED at FBR House, Islamabad.
Federal Minister for Finance Mr. Muhammad Ishaq Dar, was the chief guest. Representatives of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Accounting Bodies, Tax Bars and FBR officers attended the ballot ceremony. Minister for Finance and Chairman, FBR addressed the audience on the occasion. In his address, the Minister for Finance highlighted the economic and tax policies of the government. Later on, random computer ballots were conducted in respect of six categories i.e. Corporate cases of Income Tax, Sales Tax & FED and Non-corporate case of Income Tax, Sales Tax and FED. Mr. Ishaq Dar, initiated the ballot process by pressing the computer button. Later on, representatives of Chambers and Tax Bars also participated in the ballots process. Around 75,871 persons have been selected for audit in respect of six categories. National Tax Numbers of cases selected for audit are displayed on FBR’s website.