LAHORE: Regional Tax Office (RTO) Lahore-1 and RTO Lahore-II held meetings with the All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajran represented by its President Muhammad Ashraf Bhatti. RTO-I meeting was presided over by its Chief Commissioner Ms. Tasneem Rehman where focal person of the region Mahmood Jaffery threw light on salient features of the scheme which has been introduced for those traders who are not filing their returns at all or those who had filed return at least once in last ten years.

Speaking on this occasion Chief Commissioner Ms. Tasneem Rehman said that this scheme had been introduced for the traders who would show working capital of up to Rs 50 million. She said to create awareness amongst the traders about this scheme and to facilitate them the RTO had set up 14 Kiosks at different places in its jurisdiction which include Lahore, Sheikhupura and Nankana Sahib.

Traders present on this occasion drew the attention of the FBR officials that scheme only facilitate retailers and have nothing to offer for wholesalers who are working on a very minimum margins but ready to contribute to national exchequer. FBR officials assured them that their point will be raised with the high ups.–Staff Reporter