ISLAMABAD - The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to convene a tax conference of Chief Commissioners of Large Taxpayers Units Regional Tax Offices (RTOs) on July 26 in order to discuss the broadening of tax base mechanism and for making strategy to achieve the tax collection target of the ongoing financial year 2011-2012. The conference to discuss the tax reforms in the tax department initiated by the government. Sales Tax desk and withholding audits would also be discussed, said FBR Chairman Salman Siddique while talking to TheNation on Friday. He further said that the conference would also chalk out a strategy to issue notices to the already traced 300,000 non-taxpayers out of 700,000 till August 31. He informed that FBR has issued notice to 77,000 non-taxpayers so far. On a question regarding final collection of the previous fiscal year 2010-2011, the Chairman informed that Ministry of Finance and State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) are working in this regard and final figures would come out today (Saturday) possibly, he added. It is worth mentioning here that FBR has provisionally collected Rs 1,590 billion during the last fiscal year against the revised target of Rs 1,588 billion and this figure might further go with the final figures to come. FBR chairman Salman Siddique would chair the meeting and Chief Commissioners Large Taxpayers Units (LTUs) and Regional Tax Offices (RTOs) would participate in the meeting. Meanwhile sources in FBR told that Commissioners conference is likely to also review the tax collectors performance during the last fiscal year 2010-11 and a strategy for tax collection would be finalised for 2011-12 based on experiences in last fiscal year. The Conference is likely to chalk out a strategy for the revenue collection target of Rs 1,952 billion set for the ongoing financial year 2011-2012. It is expected that they would be given broadening of tax base and quarterly, biannual and yearly tax collection targets.