ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and representatives from the main trade unions on Friday agreed to collaborate to implement the Tajir Dost Scheme (TDS) as part of a drive to broaden the country’s tax base.

The FBR, representatives from various trade unions in Pakistan and the TDS Chief Coordinator, Naeem Mir, met to discuss the business community’s concerns about implementing the TDS and foster a collaborative approach to its success.

The FBR officials agreed to consider the trade community’s reservations and recommendations. They asked them to submit a unified proposal within one week regarding the registration and taxation of traders under the scheme.

Published in Dawn, May 18th, 2024

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