Will FBR prolong deadline after October 15?

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  • FBR spokesperson clarifies no extra extension for submitting annual earnings tax returns might be allowed past Oct 15.
  • Holding in view the hardships the FBR confronted, it notified a one-time extension of 15 days.
  • “It’s positively hoped that the taxpayers will profit from this prolonged timeline,” the assertion added.

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Income (FBR) on Wednesday clarified that it’s not contemplating an extension within the date for submitting annual earnings tax returns.

In response to an announcement by the FBR spokesperson, taxpayers ought to submit annual tax returns earlier than October 15.

It’s pertinent to say right here that the income board had talked about earlier that it might not prolong the deadline after September 30, nonetheless, extraordinary curiosity in current and new taxpayers had put enormous strain on FBR’a IRIS on-line portal which brought on occasional disruptions and adversely affected its purposeful effectivity.

Holding in view the unprecedented enhance in customers of the web site and the hardships the FBR confronted owing to technical hiccups, it notified a one-time extension of 15 days on September 30 and prolonged the return submitting deadline until October 15, 2021.

Nevertheless, the FBR talked about: “It’s additional reaffirmed that the extension given on September 30 was solely as a result of FBR’s IT System received overloaded and since that has been mounted now, no extra extension might be allowed past October 15, 2021.”

“It’s positively hoped that the taxpayers each previous and new will profit from this prolonged timeline and thus file their tax returns properly forward of the ultimate date ie October 15,” the assertion learn.

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