Islamabad (Staff Report): Government’s Asset Declaration Scheme 2019, which is going to end today (Sunday), has been extended until July 3.
The announcement regarding the extension in deadline was made Advisor to PM on Finance Dr Hafee Shaikh during a press conference here in the federal capital on Sunday.
Shaikh was accompanied by Minister of State for Revenue, Hammad Azhar, and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairperson Shabbar Zaidi.
“The Asset Declaration Scheme 2019 will expire on Sunday and no extension will be given in the scheme after the dead line,” said Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Shabbar Zaidi while addressing a press conference on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the body has issued instructions to its subordinate offices to remain open today and observe extended working hours till eleven in the night.
The step has been taken to facilitate the taxpayers in payment of duties and taxes and filing of income tax return.