Daily Archives: May 8, 2017

Active Taxpayers List adds another 7,588 return filers

ISLAMABAD: Another 7,588 taxpayers have been added to Active Taxpayers List (ATL) as number of return filers increased to 1,140,929 as on May 07, 2017 from previous week’s 1,133,341 return filers, according to updated ATL issued by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Monday.

Banks directed to explain reasons for rejecting services to applicants

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan on Monday directed banks/development finance institutions (DFIs) to not discriminate any segment of the society and follow SBP instructions issued earlier which required banks / DFIs to desist from adopting discriminatory practices on the basis of trade, region, gender, ethnicity, specific profession, class and / or group of citizens e.g. lawyers, politicians, security officials and law enforcement agencies etc.

Tax reforms implementation committee meets to reduce underground economy

ISLAMABAD: The tax reforms implementation committee has met on Monday to reduce the quantum of underground economy, said a statement.