July 12, 2019: Chairman FBR Shabbar Zaidi has emphatically stated that no tax has been imposed on flour, fine flour, fine, scmolina flour (suji) or any edible items.
Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Friday, he said our target is to broaden the tax net. However, we will not take any decision that hurts our industry or trade.
He refuted the news articles appearing in a section of press, claiming imposition of tax on flour and other readable item and said that some sections of the media had been spreading rumour in the market.
He urged the media to support the FBR for creating awareness among people regarding the tax reforms and expansion of tax base in the country, adding that there were people, who wanted to stop the tax reform process.