ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Thursday said the government had no plan to put additional taxation burden on the existing taxpayers in the budget 2012-13 to be announced on June 1.He stated this while briefing the National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs about the budget preparations. Briefing the committee, the finance minister said the first priority of the government was to protect the poor and to reduce the fiscal deficit in the budget.Talking about taxation, Shaikh said he wanted to simplify the taxation system in the country through abolishing all other taxes except General Sales Tax (GST) and Income Tax in different phases. He further said the federal government faced several problems in transferring financial resources to the provinces under the National Finance Commission (NFC) Award. The Committee members expressed concerns, as they were of the view that they were consulted when the budget preparation had already been started.Munir Khan Orakzai staged a walkout from the meeting. He was of the view that the government was not releasing developmental budget for FATA over last few years. “FATA has never received Rs 15 billion in last four years allocated under the Public Sector Development Programme.” He accused the federal government of utilising the FATA developmental budget to meet its own expenditures.