Exporters want full refunds payment as FBR withholds partial amount.


Islamabad -- The hosiery manufacturers and exporters have raised concern over deferment of some payment under the Fully Automated Sales Tax e-Refund System (FASTER) without providing any substantive reason but hailed the government overall efforts of speedy payment of exporters' sales tax refund claims within 72 hours.

Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PHMA) vice chairman Shafiq Butt, in a statement issued here on Monday, observed that a mechanism should be finalized to find out the reasons of deferring up to 25 percent payment of exporters refunds under FASTER. 'The Automated Refund System should point out the reason as to why it is not making full payment and deferring 10 to 25 percent payment of the exporters while their documents are complete.'

He urged the Federal Board of Revenue that FASTER should be equipped with required software to point out the reason of rejection of exporters documents.

He said that exporters are required...

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