FBR Releases PIA’s Bank Accounts After Partial Payment


The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), currently, solidified Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) bank accounts over the over non-installment of exceptional tax dues.

FBR had solidified PIA accounts after it postponed the compliance of current month’s tax accumulation of around Rs 100 million, expressed media reports.

The reports declared that PIA has been known for postponing installments to FBR since it owes Rs 32 billion in extraordinary dues, and the PIA has gotten a stay order by the ECC (Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet) on the issue.

PIA needs to assemble tax accumulations for every month inside 45 days and needs to pay the income specialist by the fifteenth of each month.

PIA accumulate a heavy sum each month under the Federal Excise Duty (FED) charge on ticket deals.

It likewise gathers Withholding Tax (WHT) on tickets and Income Tax it deducts on the month to month compensations to its workers.

PIA representative Mashood Tajwer stated, “FBR has unfrozen PIA accounts on Wednesday after we submitted fractional duty and arranged (guaranteed) to pay to stay later on.”

It was solidified for just a single working day and was unfrozen on Tuesday following a long end of the week after Labor Day.

PIA sold tickets worth over Rs 24 billion in the initial three months of 2017. Its accumulated misfortunes expanded by Rs 11.52 billion to Rs 319.10 billion in the period. The aircraft is yet to report detailed budgetary outcomes for residual quarters until March 31, 2018

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