FBR’s Tax Profiling System is a service offered by the Government of Pakistan to facilitate its citizens in understanding their responsibilities towards payment of taxes.
The Chairman Shabbar Zaidi, while addressing a press conference in Islamabad, introduced the system, using which citizens can check their tax profile after paying a fee of Rs500.
The Federal Board of Revenue on Friday formally launched the online Tax Profiling System, enabling 53 million people to check their bank details, properties, utility bills, and travel history data.
The chairman also added that the data has been compiled with the help of the National Database and Registration Authority.
He said that anyone on the basis of their computerized national identity card (CNIC) and cell phone number — can request access to their information.
Online tax profiling system for 53m people unveiled
The government on Friday morning unveiled two online portals containing information of about 53 million people pertaining to their bank accounts, properties, travel history, etc.
In the evening, Prime Minister Imran Khan made a televised appeal to people to declare their tax-evaded wealth through the government’s assets declaration scheme (tax amnesty) before the June 30 deadline.
It was a day of muscle flexing and whether or not it works will become obvious only when the scheme ends.
State Minister for Revenue Hammad Azhar flanked by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) chairman Shabbar Zaidi announced
The launch of the FBR portal during a morning press conference, showing the world all the data that is already available with the tax machinery.
Here’s how the portal looks
You can use these services If you:
- Are Pakistani National and hold a valid CNIC/NICOP
- Hold a PTA registered Mobile number (for citizen residing in Pakistan only)
- Have an Email Address (for citizen residing outside Pakistan)
- Have made payment of 500 PKR either through e-Sahulat or Debit Card
- Are above or 18 years of age
Three Very Easy Steps Process
If You want To have access to your data available with the government, you will have to register on the Tax Profiling System by answering multiple questions, filling in your data and for security reasons.
The registration process also includes three steps:
- Personal information – CNIC, PTA-approved mobile number
- Email/mobile verification – Verification code through mobile/email
- Citizen verification – Two secret questions related to your family for verification
Once you are completed, you have to make the payment of Rs 500 you can do this by visiting any e-Sahulat center, or through credit card.
If you want the payment of Fee, You can Also Download the tex Profile.
The tax net profile enables the users to accurately declare their assets with the FBR and play their part in the economic uplift of the country.
The tax profile includes all the details from bank accounts to previous utility bills and taxes paid, your properties, the car or bike you drive, and the domestic and international trips.
Pros and Cons
According to the official statements, the system has been made fully secure and no other person can access information.
If needed, the security could be further enhanced. The ultimate objective of the portal is to bridge the gap and provide information to the people at their doorsteps.