FBR achieved 90 percent revenue in two months
02 September, 2019
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has achieved 90 percent revenue collection target set for the first two months of the fiscal year 2019-20. FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi in a post on Twitter said, “FBR collection in this month is 297.4B despite 8-10 non-working days. So far, FBR’s target for FY2019-20 has been achieved to the extent of 90 per cent. Rs 580 billion against the target of Rs644 billion.” “The positive aspects for the two months of FY2019-20 are that imports during the two months decreased by $1 billion,” he said, adding, the positive effect is taken into account, collection during the past two months is in line with the target.
Minister for Economic Affairs Division Hammad Azhar appreciated the positive result and said, “Excellent results by FBR by achieving 90 per cent of bold revenue target set for them.”