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KPRA crackdown continues against non-compliant outlets

By Bureau report
May 18, 2024
The headquarters of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA). — — Facebook/kpraOfficial/File
The headquarters of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA). — — Facebook/kpraOfficial/File

PESHAWAR: To improve tax compliance and discourage tax evasion, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) continues its raids on the business premises of non-compliant taxpayers in Peshawar.

A team of KPRA Peshawar including Assistant Collector Khalid Mansoor, Assistant Collector Roohullah Khan, Assistant Collector Shahnawaz Khan, Assistant Collector Muhammad Imran Khan, Inspector Muhammad Afzal Abid, Auditor Hadi Hussain Bangash and Auditor Sikandar Hayat conducted a raid on a restaurant located in Peshawar Saddar and confiscated its record.

An official communique stated that on the directives of Director General KPRA Fouzia Iqbal, KPRA had launched a crackdown against non-compliant taxpayers across the province.The restaurant in Saddar had earlier been served with notices and its management was asked to submit their records to KPRA. However, they did not respond to the notices, after which the KPRA team took the action.

DG KPRA Fouzia Iqbal in her statement said that they were forced to launch a crackdown against the non-compliant taxpayers.“Tax evasion would not be tolerated at any cost and I would inform all the non-compliant taxpayers to start cooperation with the KPRA team and ensure complete tax compliance to avoid legal actions,” she said.