As part of a drive against unregistered persons who are liable to be registered and are required to pay sales taxes on their taxable supplies under the Sales Tax Act, 1990, the Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Inland Revenue, Multan has conducted proceedings under Sections 38 and 40 of the Sales Tax Act, 1990 against an unregistered unit that manufactures plastic shopping bags.
The unit was also engaged in manufacturing and making taxable supplies of plastic shopping bags involving massive consumption of electricity, but had not been paying sales tax and had not obtained sales tax registration.
During the search, a relevant record that was under scrutiny was impounded. Further investigation in this regard is underway.
Under the directives of the Directorate General Intelligence and Investigation-Inland Revenue Islamabad, Intelligence & Investigation IR Multan will continue such operations in order to detect tax fraud and to increase the number of taxpayers.
Source: Pro Pakistani