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Publish names of non-compliant debtors, strongly pursue large tax evaders

The party said it would make efforts to expand tax net.
Published October 29, 2018

The PTI, in its manifesto, states that it will "publish names of non-compliant debtors and strongly pursue large tax evaders".

Source: PTI Manifesto 2018

Updates

March 26, 2022: FBR’s track and trace system achieves major milestone (read details)

January 8, 2022: FBR unearths ‘biggest tax fraud’ (read details)

January 7, 2022: We will facilitate taxpayers but everybody has to pay taxes: Shaukat Tarin (read details)

December 25, 2021: FBR mulling strategy to broaden tax base (read details)

December 22, 2021: Over 100 MPs not paying income tax (read details)

December 11, 2021: Tax evasion by five sectors amounts to Rs310bn (read details)

December 9, 2021: Footwear shop’s record seized for alleged tax evasion (read details)

November 29, 2021: Move to bring over 22m individuals under tax net (read details)

November 23, 2021: PM Imran launches system to check tax evasion in sugar industry (read details)

November 8, 2021: Those not paying taxes shouldn't be allowed to vote: Shaukat Tarin (read details)

October 4, 2021: High-powered cell formed to investigate offshore firm owners (read details)

October 1, 2021: Track, trace system to generate additional revenue: PM Imran (read details)

September 24, 2021: FBR raids tax evading steel mill (read details)

September 1, 2021: FBR set to implement Track and Trace system (read details)

August 31, 2021: Landlords finally come on govt’s tax radar (read details)

August 27, 2021: Plans afoot to tighten noose on non-filers (read details)

July 27, 2021: Govt sets up high-powered committee to broaden tax base (read details)

July 14, 2021: FBR to register housing societies and jewellers (read details)

July 13, 2021: Tarin reiterates commitment to expanding tax base (read details)

July 13, 2021: PM Imran welcomes US proposal for minimum global corporate tax (read details)

July 2, 2021: New mechanism put in place to criminalise income concealment (read details)

June 30, 2021: High-level panel formed to arrest big tax evaders (read details)

June 30, 2021: FBR meets tax collection target for fiscal year 2020-21 (read details)

June 26, 2021: Govt mulls tax measures with long-term political implications (read details)

June 25, 2021: Govt seeking to bring 15m evaders under tax net, says minister (read details)

June 24, 2021: Received information about 7.2 million tax evaders, says Tarin (read details)

June 20, 2021: Conflicting stance on FBR powers (read details)

June 19, 2021: FBR claims unearthing tax evasion (read details)

June 16, 2021: Giving tax officers power to arrest evaders is to create fear among defaulters, says Tarin (read details)

June 12, 2021: Steps to broaden tax base reviewed (read details)

May 24, 2021: FBR claims detecting Rs4.27bn tax evasion (read details)

May 23, 2021: Tax evaders to be put behind bars, warns Tarin (read details)

May 1, 2021: Number of tax return filers rises by 12pc to 2.9m (read details)

April 30, 2021: Gill accuses former FIA chief of tax evasion (read details)

April 7, 2021: Hammad Azhar vows to continue crackdown on tax evasion (read details)

April 3, 2021: FBR sees tax evaders behind track system legislation (read details)

March 16, 2021: Track and trace system needed to curb tax evasion, PM tells federal cabinet (read details)

March 2, 2021: FBR arrests trader for false invoices, tax evasion (read details)

March 1, 2021: FBR issues tax notices to 2.1 million Pakistanis (read details)

February 25, 2021: PM Imran urges global community to take ‘quick, concrete’ steps to control illicit financial flows (read details)

January 3, 2021: Tax evasion worth millions by milk company unearthed (read details)

December 19, 2020: Tax evasion in gold, gems sectors causing huge revenue losses, says FBR (read details)

December 13, 2020: FBR officials help lubricants company evade tax (read details)

December 3, 2020: FBR identifies 7.4m tax evaders (read details)

October 31, 2020: FBR unearths Rs3.5bn of tax evasion by importers (read details)

October 28, 2020: FBR seals Jazz head office moments after serving tax notice for Rs25bn (read details)

September 24, 2020: PM Imran calls upon ‘tax havens’ to return stolen wealth of developing countries (read details)

August 14, 2020: FBR speeds up operation against sales tax evasion after unearthing major scam (read details)

August 11, 2020: Habitual complainants in ‘monetary disputes’: FBR seeks Faisalabad police help to trace tax evaders (read details)

August 5, 2020: Govt aims to plug loopholes leading to “legal” money laundering (read details)

July 24, 2020: Tax cheats get free pass if they invest in Pakistan housing (read details)

June 29, 2020: Four steel companies issued tax evasion notices (read details)

June 9, 2020: PM approves Competition Commission of Pakistan inquiry into tax evasion by sugar mills (read details)

April 27, 2020: Inquiry Commission on Sugar finds 40,000 unregistered buyers who have not paid tax returns (read details)

April 21, 2020: FBR says fixed tax rates will mitigate tax evasion and hike revenue (read details)

April 11, 2020: FBR unveils system to collect taxes from services sector (read details)

March 6, 2020: Directorate of Post Clearance Audit sends notices to nine companies involved in import of IT products for tax evasion (read details)

Feb 24, 2020: FBR finds marriage halls in Rs9.5 billion tax evasion (read details)

Feb 19, 2020: 24 top designers sent notices for alleged tax evasion (read details)

Feb 12, 2020: FBR keeping surveillance of sugar mills production (read details)

Feb 4, 2020: Punjab's excise dept reports more than 50pc shortfall due to 'poor performance of officials who allow massive tax evasions' (read details)

Jan 31, 2020: FBR unearths huge money laundering case, IO files application in Special Taxation Court, Peshawar (read details)

Jan 24, 2020: Govt to investigate after FBR unit unearths novel way of evading tax (read details)

Jan 21, 2020: FBR reopens probes against three firms in mega sales tax refund scam (read details)

Jan 15, 2020: FBR intensifies efforts to nab tax evaders (read details)

Jan 12, 2020: Customs intelligence decides to conduct audit of Pakistan’s import record, send all certificates to the embassy of Pakistan in Kabul for verification (read details)

Dec 27, 2019: Gang using fake invoices to evade taxes busted (read details)

Dec 25, 2019: FBR initiates proceedings against fake firm committing Rs134m tax fraud (read details)

Dec 16, 2019: FIR registered against 25 spinning mills in Faisalabad for tax evasion (read details)

Dec 13, 2019: FBR discovers three importers involved in Rs750m tax fraud (read details)

Dec 12, 2019: FBR unearths Rs20bn illegal bank transfer, withdrawal scam in KP (read details)

Dec 9, 2019: Tax body unearths Rs18 billion tax evasion by corporate taxpayer (read details)

Nov 30, 2019: FBR decides to conduct thorough audit of sugar manufacturers (read details)

Nov 23, 2019: FBR to go after 17,000 big retailers in latest documentation drive (read details)

Nov 15, 2019: Govt planning to make it mandatory for FBR to file criminal proceedings against taxpayers in cases where tax evasion exceeds Rs 10m (read details)

Nov 13, 2019: Rs100 billion tax evasions unearthed in four months: officials (read details)

Nov 11, 2019: Tax authority plans to hire private auditors to target tax evasion in sugar industry (read details)

Oct 10, 2019: FBR launches stocktaking drive in steel sector to check tax evasion (read details)

Oct 8, 2019: Over 130,000 high net-worth individuals served tax notices (read details)

Sept 27, 2019: FBR initiates scrutiny of giant sectors to maximise tax collection (read details)

Sept 19, 2019: FBR asks Pakistanis having undeclared assets abroad to file statements by Sept 30 (read details)

Sept 2, 2019: Govt accuses ARY of tax evasion, asks it to pay Rs992m (read details)

Aug 20, 2019: FBR serves notices to 6,324 private schools and tuition centres in Karachi for failing to pay taxes despite having 'booming businesses' (read details)

July 30, 2019: Offshore tax evaders to face jail time, fines (read details)

May 29, 2019: FBR unearths fake accounts used by industrialists for tax evasion (read details)

April 10, 2019: FBR to implement major tax collection measures (read details)

April 10, 2019: Crackdown on tax defaulters in Peshawar (read details)

March 7, 2019: Media persons, real estate tycoons in FBR’s hunt list (read details)

Feb 19, 2019: PM describes tax evaders as 'enemies of the nation', wants FBR to crack down (read details)

Jan 18, 2019: FBR detects over Rs14bn sales tax evasion (read details)

Jan 2, 2019: FBR launches nationwide drive today to net tax-evaders (read details)

Dec 26, 2018: FBR to audit 133 international firms on massive tax evasion (read details)

Nov 30, 2018: FBR finds 20,000 wealthy non-filers (read details)

Nov 20, 2018: Govt mulls separate internal audit wing (read details)

Nov 8, 2018: Tax reforms kick off as cabinet takes away policymaking powers from FBR (read details)

Nov 6, 2018: ECC to take up massive tax evasion by sugar industry (read details)

Oct 2, 2018: FBR launches major drive to widen tax net (read details)

Sept 26, 2018: FBR chases tax evaders with notices (read details)