ISLAMABAD (APP) – The Islamabad Chamber of trade and industry (ICCI) Tuesday lauded the prime Minister’s choice to employ Syed Shabbar Zaidi from personal zone as Chairman Federal Board of sales (FBR) as he become a tax professional and changed into well-versed with the issues of taxpayers.

but, the brand new FBR chief must keep away from imposing any new taxes or increasing tax fees in the forthcoming budget and alternatively need to cognizance on improving the tax compliance that turned into the way ahead to recognise the real tax capacity of the united states of america, President ICCI Ahmed Hassan Moughal stated in a announcement.

He stated that world bank’s report on “Pakistan revenue Mobilization assignment” has highlighted that Pakistan has significant ability to boom tax receipts without enforcing new taxes or growing their prices.


The united states of america’s tax revenue ability would reach 26 percentage of GDP, if tax compliance were to be raised to seventy five in step with cent, which became a realistic degree of compliance for it.

He said that new budget have to provide you with precise incentives for promoting tax compliance and ought to not advocate imposition of latest taxes or growing current tax charges.

“The worldwide financial Fund (IMF) has requested Pakistan to set tax sales target of over Rs 5 trillion which will be easily carried out via growing tax compliance.”

Ahmed Hassan Moughal said that new FBR leader soon after assuming price issued directions that no financial institution account of any taxpayer should be connected with out giving at the least 24-hour prior intimation and his approval, which became a laudable initiative.

He stated that such top projects might quit the element of harassment in business community and could repair their self assurance on the tax department.

The ICCI President stated that Pakistan’s prevailing tax device turned into very complex due to which it changed into promoting informal financial system instead of contributing toward tax sales.

He urged that Chairman FBR should quit all coercive procedures of FBR towards taxpayers and bring drastic reforms in his company that must facilitate the increase of business sports and inspire tax way of life in the us of a.

He stated that Pakistan’s monetary stability and boom changed into depending on increasing tax sales for which a enterprise pleasant taxation machine become the key requirement and hoped that new FBR leader might take all possible measures to acquire this intention.