Federal Board of Revenue establishes more than 200 Tax Facilitation Kiosks for taxpayers’ facilitation

Islamabad, November 13, 2013 (PPI-OT): In order to facilitate the taxpayers for filing the returns of income for the tax year 2013, the FBR has established more than two hundred (200) Tax Facilitation Kiosks (KIOSKs)/Tax Facilitation Centres (TFCs) throughout the country on places like important business centres, shopping malls, offices of Traders’ Associations and important markets where maximum number of taxpayers can avail the facility. Knowledgeable and competent officers/officials have been deputed in these KIOSKs/TFCs to guide and assist the taxpayers in the filing of tax returns.

The details of such KIOSKs/TFCs and the contact numbers of the personnel manning these KIOSKs/TFCs have been displayed on the FBR website (http://www.fbr.qov.pk) for the convenience of the taxpayers. These KIOSKs/TFCs shall remain operational from Monday through Saturday, from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm daily. The prescribed proformae of returns and wealth statement are available on these KIOSKs/TFCs.

Copies of the Taxpayers’ Facilitation Guides published by the FATE Wing of the FBR are also available for the benefit of the taxpayers. The KIOSKs/TFCs would provide education and guidance to the taxpayers, and would help the taxpayers to properly fill in the tax declarations. The taxpayers are requested to contact the nearest Tax Facilitation Kiosk/Tax Facilitation Centre in case of any difficulty or problem in filing their returns.

The RTO wise detail of the KIOSKs/TFCs is as under:-

S. No.         Name of RTO              No. of KIOSKs/TFCs

1          RTO, Sialkot                      15

2          RTO Sukkur                        11

3          RTO, Quetta                       03

4          RTO, Karachi                      08

5          RTO-II, Karachi                   07

6          RTO-III, Karachi                  09

7          RTO, Bahawalpur                   09

8          RTO, Islamabad                    08

9          RTO Peshawar                      10

10         RTO, Gujranwala                   12

11         RTO, Faisalabad                   11

12         RTO, Lahore                       13

13         RTO-II, Lahore                    18

14         RTO, Multan                       13

15         RTO, Abbottabad                   09

16         RTO, Rawalpindi                   14

17         RTO, Sargodha                     16

18         RTO, Hyderabad                    20

Total                                        206

For more information, contact:
Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Talpur
Second Secretary (Public Relations)
Federal Board of Revenue
FATE Wing, Federal Board of Revenue,
Constitution Avenue, Sector G-5,
Islamabad, Pakistan
Phone: +92 51 921 7267
Fax: +92 51 9208456
Email: mujeeb.talpur@fbr.gov.pk , talpur35@gmail.com

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