FBR launches online tax system.

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday launched the FBR Tax Profiling System.

The system will enable taxpayers to check their bank details, properties, utility bills and travel history data.

Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi said that citizens could check their tax profile after paying a fee of Rs 500.

The chairman said that the data had been compiled with the help of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). "By using the Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) and cell phone number, anyone can request access to their information," he said.

He said that security features had been added to the online profile system so that the personal information could not be misused.

"Pakistan is entering a new era and tax assessment will now be made on the basis of available data as well as related...

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