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18 November 2017 Last updated 3 hours ago

PM Pays 2.5mn Tax As FBR Releases MPs’ Tax Directory

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif file photo Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Thursday released Tax Directory of Parliamentarians, which carries details of taxes payed by members of Parliaments and provincial assemblies.

As per the Directory issued by the FBR, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif paid over Rs2.5 million as taxes during last tax year.

The government has been issuing details of the taxes paid by parliamentarians for the last three years.

As per the fresh directory, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan paid Rs1,69,000 as tax during last tax year.

Finance Minister Ishaq Dare paid over Rs4.6 million in taxes.

This is the fourth directory of member of parliaments detailing the taxes they paid.

The Board is publishing such a directory for the last three years. Pakistan is said to be the fourth country in the world to publish such a directory.