FBR invites proposals to boost exports


ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has sought feedback from exporters for improving exports and removing impediments related to taxes for export sector.




The FBR issued a feedback form and invited comments / proposals with rationales on the existing export facilitation schemes, included: duty and tax remission for exports; export oriented unit; manufacturing bond; duty drawback; and temporary importation scheme under SRO 429(I)/2009.

The FBR said that the feedback would help the authorities to:

See whether the export facilitation scheme is trade-friendly to avail;

Evaluate whether the scheme is contributing to promotion of exports;

Remove bottlenecks, if any, on the way of smooth implementation of the scheme;

Check whether the deficiencies (if any), in the form of loose controls, are causing any revenue loss.

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