FBR online portal not working


Lahore: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has urged the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to resolve the issue of “inactiveness of online services” at its portal.

In a statement issued here Thursday, the LCCI President Ijaz A. Mumtaz said that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry constantly receiving complaints from its members that they are facing serious problems while working with FBR’s online services as their online request do not go through the online portal and cannot be retrieved by the concerned Collectorate for further processing.

“The matter becomes graver since no documents are accepted by Federal Board of Revenue manually”, Ijaz A. Mumtaz said.

The LCCI President said that the today’s world, Information Technology is of prime importance as it saves precious time of the business doing people therefore concerned authorities of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) should pay immediate attention towards this important issue.

“Federal Board of Revenue’s online portal is creating problems since long but business community is unable to understand that why immediate attention was not paid to solve the issue”, the LCCI President said.

He said that Federal Board of Revenue would have to facilitate the business community in maximum to achieve the massive revenue target of Rs.3100 billion set for the ongoing financial year.

Ijaz A. Mumtaz suggested to allow manual processing of the requests till said system is thoroughly tested and made fully functional s this hindrance is badly affecting smooth flow of business activities in the country.