Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued warning notices to garment outlets & boutiques. Federal institution has asked to register themselves with taxation department as soon as possible. Upon investigation, it was revealed that these shops are not registered with both sales tax & income tax department.
According to spokesperson, field officer will investigate & identify these shops & also keep data of earned profits. The regional tax offices are also directed to identify these shops & issue notices on priority basis.
FBR had announced only registered outlets can charge sales tax. Shoppers are not bound to pay any tax to unregistered outlets. They can check sales tax registration number on receipt.