Compulsory Filing Income Tax Returns for Salaried Persons earning Taxable Salary

Compulsory Filing Income Tax Returns for Salaried Persons earning Taxable Salary

17th July 2019 0 By Employees Welfare

Government of the Punjab, Services & General Administration Department (Regulation Wing) issued Notification dated 16-07-2019 regarding Compulsory Filing Income Tax Returns for Salaried Persons earning Taxable Salary.




 

Compulsory Filing Income Tax Returns for Salaried Persons earning Taxable Salary

Kindly refer to the noted above.

    1. Section 114 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 requires government employees earning taxable income to file their Income Tax Returns. The compliance with their provision of law is essential to ensure documentation of economy. However, contrary to this requirement, it has come to the notice of government of Punjab that a large number of employees are not filling their Income tax on their salaries. Hence filing of return is not called for. This is a misconception, which is against the above provision of law.
    2. Foregoing in view, all the officers / officials working under government of the Punjab are directed to fulfill their legal obligation of filing returns of their taxable income for, the year 2018. The Income Tax Returns for the year 2018 may be filed up to 02.08.2019, i.e. the new deadline set bythe FBR.
    3. The administrative Departments are, therefore, required to ensure filing of Income tax Returns byOfficers / Officials under their administrative control by02.08.2019. All the drawing & Disbursing / Controlling officers may subsequently certify that compliance with the aforesaid direction has been achieved.