SIALKOT: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued the arrest warrants of as many as 30 chronic tax defaulters, besides, impounding as many as ten big luxury vehicles for not paying their taxes, during the fresh recovery campaign launched against the chronic defaulters in Gujranwala Division here.
According to the senior FBR officials, the FBR has complied the fresh lists of the millionaire people-tuned-tax evaders, who had concealed the facts about their sources of income, their luxury properties and luxury vehicles in their tax data while submitting it before FBR.
FBR has included the names of the hundreds of the tax evaders in new lists of the chronic defaulters for stealing the facts about the sources of income, besides, launching a fresh recovery campaign against the chronic, which would continue till June 30th, 2015.
Senior FBR officials revealed that earlier the banks accounts of as many as 40 traders and industrialists had been freezed by the FBR, as the FBR had withdrawn as many as Rs. 10 million from the freezed accounts of these 40 defaulters.
During this campaign, the FBR had also imposed ban on the sale, purchase and transfer of as many as 40 luxury vehicles, as these vehicles were the defaulters of token taxes amounting to Rs. 15 million, the senior FBR officials added.
FBR has also issued the directives regarding the arrests of the chronic defaulters without any indiscrimination. The banks accounts of all the tax defaulters would be freezed, their vehicles would be forfeited while their properties (both commercial and residential) would be auctioned for the recovery of their outstanding arrears, the senior officials added.
According to the Chief Commissioner Regional Tax Directorate Gujranwala Mansur Ahmed Bajwa, a special recovery team led by Additional Commissioner Income Tax Waqas Aslam, has issued the arrest warrants of 30 tax evaders , besides, impounding 10 big luxury vehicles for non-payment of their taxes as well, in this regard.
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