With the connivance of FBR, more than 36 billion tax is being evaded, Khawaja Asif

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With the connivance of FBR, more than 36 billion tax is being evaded, Khawaja Asif
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With the connivance of FBR, more than 36 billion tax is being evaded, Khawaja Asif

Islamabad: Defense Minister Khawaja Asif says that tax evasion in Pakistan is three times more than FBR’s tax collection.

Defense Minister Khawaja Asif speaking at the release ceremony of NEST University’s research report on tax evasion in the tobacco sector said that tax evasion is not considered a crime in Pakistan, he has been pointing this out on the floor of the Assembly.

Khawaja Asif said that NUST and Pakistan Tobacco have prepared a report regarding illegal cigarettes, this research report will be reliable.

Khawaja Asif said that this issue has been discussed in the cabinet as well. Tax evasion in Pakistan is three times more than FBR’s tax collections. Tax collections in Pakistan can be 36 thousand billion rupees. not required.

He said that people do not consider tax evasion as corruption and dishonesty, nor is this act considered a crime, tax evasion continues even today with the connivance of FBR. Khawaja Asif said that the manufacturers of illegal cigarettes have reached the assemblies, Pakistan Tobacco and Philip Morris pay annual tax of 170 billion rupees, illegal cigarette brands pay only two billion rupees.

Khawaja Asif said that tax evasion is taking place in tires, electronics and retail sector. Tax evasion of three billion dollars is being done through under-invoicing. Tax evasion cases worth 2800 billion rupees are pending in the courts. Tax evasion is harming our economic independence. is delivering

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