FBR to launch app to facilitate salaried class

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ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will be launching a new mobile application to facilitate the salaried class in filing their tax returns, the Rawalpindi Islamabad Tax Bar Association (RITBA) announced on Friday.

Speaking at a seminar, RITBA President said the new app will increase the efficiency of FBR and help in filing of e-returns.

The new app will be available on the Google Play Store soon.

The FBR is also working on sector-specific income tax return forms to facilitate filing which will help the institution bring educational institutions, jewellers and hospitals, etc.

Developers of the application Senior Manager System Analysis and Design Dr Waseem Ahmed and Asif Ali Sheikh of PRAL gave a detailed presentation to the participants and assured that this is a step in the right direction which will encourage taxpayers.

RITBA member Habib Fakhruddin highlighted various shortcomings in the newly-designed income tax return forms and demanded to add property income link in the upcoming app designed for salaried individuals to ensure better results.