Islamabad, November 27, 2013 (PPI-OT): The salaried individuals are informed that on 25.11.2013 the honourable Supreme Court of Pakistan has suspended the judgment of the honourable Sindh High Court that was announced in C.P NO.D-2342/2013 dated 25.10.2013. The FBR has filed a CPLA before the honourable Supreme Court against the judgment of the Sindh High Court.
The effect of the suspension of the Sindh High Court judgment referred above is that now the rates of tax as already provided in clause (1A) of Division I of Part I of the First Schedule to the Income Tax Ordinance 2001 shall apply to all salaried individuals.
Those persons who have paid less tax in view of the judgment of the Sindh High Court (above) and have filed the returns, may calculate the short paid tax and deposit the same upto 30.11.2013 to avoid default surcharge etc.
For more information, contact:
Second Secretary (Public Relations)
Federal Board of Revenue
FATE Wing, Federal Board of Revenue,
Constitution Avenue, Sector G-5,
Phone: +92 51 921 7267
Fax: +92 51 9208456
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