Non Filing of Income Tax Returns by Civil Servants Working in Various Ministries/Divisions/Attached Departments etc

Government of Pakistan, Cabinet Secretariat Cabinet Division (Coord Section) has issued Circular on 21-12-2017 in connection with Non Filing of Income Tax Returns by Civil Servants Working in Various Ministries/Divisions/Attached Departments/Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous Bodies. Summary is as under:

The Prime Minister has taken a serious view of the trend of non-filing of Income Tax Returns on the part  of civil  servants who are earning   taxable   income  and  not  filling  their   tax   Returns . Honorable Prime  Minister has, therefore,  directed that   all  Secretaries  of  the  ministries/Divisions  to  ensure   that  every  officer  earning taxable income must file his/her income  tax return.

The Prime Minister has further been pleased to direct that the Secretaries may consider application of measures such as linking filling of returns with Honoraria/Reward for their employees, if initial directions do not yield results.

The matter has been examined in consultation with the Chairman, FBR and it has been resolved that all Secretaries/ Additional Secretaries lncharge/Heads of attached Department/Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous Bodies are requested to provide list of all officers in BS-17 and above.

Special thanks to Mr. Husnain for sending the copy of the circular of Non Filing of Income Tax Returns by Civil Servants Working in Various Ministries/Divisions/Attached Departments etc.

 

Income Tax Returns

Husnain

 

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