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Numbers of Tax Payers Increased in Current Fiscal Year: FBR

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has informed that a number of tax payers in the country increased by one lakh and 9 as compared to last fiscal year.
The FBR authorities informed that as many as 1.179 million tax returns submitted to the tax collecting body in first seven month of fiscal year 2017-2018, while the body collected 1.630 million tax returns in first seven month of current fiscal year 2018-2019.
The FBR said that the number of tax payers as compared to the population of the country is very low. For the purpose measures have been taken to increase the number of tax payers in the country.
The authorities further said that numbers of tax payers will also be increased further in the end of the current fiscal year.