FBR claims ‘Tax Asaan’ app is a success

ISLAMABAD: The mobile app ‘Tax Asaan’ launched on September 16 to simplify return, has received salary returns digitally, and thousands of downloads of the app, which has indicated to its success by the encouraging response, announced Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR).

The app has been updated by the tax collection for income tax return filing for salaried persons only, as it is a source to assist taxpayers in the filing of their returns without any trouble, said FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi.

As per reports, the app was downloaded over 20,000 times on Google’s official Android operating system, and 6,000 plus downloads were recorded on Apple’s iOS mobile operating system by different users.

In terms of submission of salary return, the data showed as many as 1,753 draft returns and with numerous returns submitted online, the data showed as many as 1,753 draft returns through the app, which the chairman said was reflective of its success.

The FBR has also uploa­ded the new electronic form of return for individuals, salaried individuals and association of persons for the tax year 2019 on the FBR website after making necessary amendments.

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