ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday stated the present tax system within the nation is “unjust”.
The prime minister made the remarks throughout a gathering he chaired with regard to income assortment and rising the tax base.
The assembly was attended by Finance Minister Asad Umar, State Minister Hammad Azhar, Federal Board of Income (FBR) chairman, Nationwide Database Registration Authority (NADRA) chief and others.
The prime minister stated that present statistics and system of taxation within the nation couldn’t assist the financial system.
The assembly contemplated over numerous strategies for income assortment in keeping with fashionable methods, the usage of know-how for this function, reforms in FBR and improve in tax base.
Terming the present system of taxation “unjust”, the prime minister pressured the necessity for reforms, together with rising the tax internet.
He stated beneath the present system, a poor man is burdened with taxes greater than his capability.
Khan additional emphasised the necessity for bringing non-tax payers into tax internet.