FBR appoints Sohail Altaf Vice Chairman Regional Integrity Committee

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Abid Raza

Rawalpindi: The Federal Board of Revenue has constituted Regional Integrity Committees to address grievances of the business community.

The major purpose of the committee was to identify causes of integrity related issues/complaints against FBR officers/officials and furnish reports/recommendations to the chief commissioner Inland Revenue, Rawalpindi.

Ms. Farhat Qayyum, Commissioner Inland Revenue,  has been appointed as the chairperson of the committee while Sohail Altaf, former president and group leader Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce has been appointed as the vice chairman of the committee.

In a statement, Rawalpindi Chamber President Saboor Malik welcomed the formation of the committee and said that the move would help in respecting taxpayers and end check harassment by the FBR under the guise of tax collection. He said that the appointment of Sohail Altaf as Vice Chairman was a matter of honor for the Rawalpindi Chamber.

Vice Chairman Committee Sohail Altaf has asked the chamber members to inform the Rawalpindi Chamber about any grievances related to FBR so that it can be redressed.

The members of the committee include Additional Commissioner Inland Ehsanullah, Additional Commissioner IR Headquarters Amir Rehman and SO Legal RTO Rawalpindi Yousuf Khan.