- PM Imran Khan commends FBR for its efforts in attaining development of 57% in April.
- Premier says collections recorded at Rs384 billion in comparison with Rs240b in April 2020.
- Collections reached Rs3,780b in July-April – 14% larger than the identical interval final yr, says prime minister.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday counseled the Federal Board of Income (FBR) for its efforts in attaining development of 57% in April, 2021 with collections recorded at Rs384 billion in comparison with Rs240 billion in April final yr.
“I commend FBR efforts on achieving growth of 57% in April 2021 with collections recorded at Rs384 billion compared to Rs240 bn in April 2020,” the premier wrote on Twitter.
The prime minister famous that the collections reached Rs3,780 billion in July-April – 14% larger than the identical interval final yr.
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“Shows our policies have led to broad-based econ revival,” PM Khan wrote.
In January this yr, FBR had surpassed its seven-month (July-Jan) assortment goal by Rs17 billion because it collected Rs2,568 billion in opposition to the specified goal of Rs2,551 billion.
The month-to-month goal of the FBR for January, 2021 was Rs341 billion whereas it collected Rs363 billion, crossing the goal by Rs22 billion.
“The revival of stalled IMF program is around the corner and the FBR’s performance for achieving its target for January, 2021 will help to restore the confidence of tax collection machinery,” a high official of the FBR had mentioned on Twitter.