ISLAMABAD- President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the Federal Tax Ombudsman to undertake more vigorous steps and innovative approaches to ensure the provision of inexpensive and speedy justice to the taxpayers aggrieved by tax maladministration in the country.


Mr. Abdur Rauf Chaudhry, Federal Tax Ombudsman, briefed the President on the Federal Tax Ombudsman, its establishment, charter and functions; he also informed on the various initiatives being taken by the FTO for the speedy disposal of complaints regarding tax maladministration and the redressing of taxpayer grievances.


Highlighting the critical role of the FTO , the President said the institution is an important government organization mandated to redress the complaints and rectify any injustice by the tax authorities. He appreciated the role of the office of FTO towards resolution of tax payers’ grievances and problems ever since its establishment in the year 2000. Hussain assured FTO of every possible support and patronage.


Chaudhry presented the President with the annual performance report of the Federal Tax Ombudsman for the year 2013.