ISLAMABAD (APP) - Senior citizens over 60 years of age are entitled to claim 50 per cent rebate in the payment of tax outstanding against them. In a press statement, the FBR has clarified that this facility is available to all senior citizens under section 53(1)c and clause 1A of Part-III of the Second Schedule of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001. The press statement added that the section clearly provides that where the taxable income, in a tax year, of a taxpayer aged 60 years or more, his tax liability on such income shall be reduced by 50pc. The facility is also available in case a tax has already been paid at any stage by senior citizens who can claim the refund while filing their annual tax returns. For further guidance and facilitation, the taxpayers can visit FBRs website or contact helpline staff on 051-111-227-227 and 0800- 00227 during the working hours.