Sept. 19, 2014
In order to facilitate the taxpayers for filing the returns of income for the tax year 2014, the FBR has established more than two hundred (200) Tax Facilitation Kiosks (KIOSKs)/Tax Facilitation Centers (TFCs) throughout the country on places like important business centers, shopping malls, offices of Traders’ Associations/Chambers of Commerce & Industry, National & Provincial Assembly buildings, Federal Secretariat, Civil Secretariats in all the provincial capitals, press clubs in Islamabad and in the four provincial capitals, offices of the big public sector enterprises, and important markets where maximum number of taxpayers can avail the facility. Knowledgeable and competent officers/officials have been deputed in these KIOSKs/TFCs to guide and assist the taxpayers in the filing of tax returns. The details of such KIOSKs/TFCs and the contact numbers of the personnel manning these KIOSKs/TFCs are being displayed on the FBR website (www.fbr.gov.pk) for the convenience of the taxpayers. These KIOSKs/TFCs shall remain operational from Monday through Saturday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, and till 8:00 pm on 29th & 30th of September, 2014. The prescribed proformae of returns and wealth statement are available on these KIOSKs/TFCs. The KIOSKs/TFCs would provide education and guidance to the taxpayers, and would help the taxpayers to properly fill in the tax declarations. The taxpayers are requested to contact the nearest Tax Facilitation Kiosk/Tax Facilitation Centre in case of any difficulty or problem in filing their returns.
Shahid Hussain Asad