PESHAWAR (APP) - The FBR has accepted and resolved a long standing demand of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry relating to sales tax refund and appointment on the collector customs and some other vacant posts at Regional Tax Officer (RTO), facilitating taxpayers. The FBR withdrew the instructions hampering the sales tax refund process under the Prime Minister package. In a letter dated December 1, 2011 the FBR took back its earlier circular. Afan Aziz KPCCI president while thanking the FBR chief for resolving the chamber problems expressed the hope that the other problems highlighted by the KPCCI delegation would also be resolved soon. Earlier, a KPCCI delegation led by Aziz and Senator Ilyas Ahmed Bilour had forwarded its demands in a meeting held on November 28, last at Islamabad. The FBR chief on this occasion had assured the delegation that their demands would soon be met. The delegation had apprised the FBR chief about the hurdles in implementation of the the Financial Package announced in January 2010. They listed the difficulties of the taxpayers with regard to withholding tax on export, turnover tax, sales tax rate/refund and difficulties in implementation of the said package due to lack of staff.