It has been announced by the Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Shabbar Zaidi that FBR is launching a mobile app to help people in filing their tax return.
According to Zaidi the application named “Income Tax Return App” will be launching next week. Also, on the FBR’s website, the recently launched tax returns e-form for businesses and salaried individuals will also be uploaded. The last date for filing returns has been extended. The set deadline now is September 30th.
According to the Official Spokesperson and Member Policy Inland Revenue of FBR Hamid Ateeq, once the app is up and running by next week, it will greatly ease the tax filing process for most of the individuals. By next week, the app will be available on the Google Play Store for downloading.
There will be online tutorials available in the application to guide the filers. Thus, making filing easier and convenient.
As of now, we do not know whether the Income Tax Return App will have some important features or not including income tax calculator, house rent allowance calculator, rent receipt generator, etc.
It is a good initiative taken by FBR that will ensure that more and more people file tax returns in Pakistan.