FBR stopped from issuing Rs 27b tax waiver to cellcos

STAFF REPORT IBD: FBR Chairman Mumtaz Haider Rizvi was recently interrogated for over two hours at the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) headquarters and was allowed to leave the premises only after he agreed not to issue a notification to write off the Rs47 billion on outstanding taxes for five cellular service providers of the country.According to the Bureau’s media wing, Dr Ayesha Siddiqa, the Rs27 billion includes a principal amount of Rs26 billion owed by five cellular service

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