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Which political leader paid how much tax?FBR releases 2019 tax details

Which political leader paid how much tax?FBR releases 2019 tax details

Islamabad: Which political leader paid how much tax, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) released its 2019 tax directory for parliamentarians on Monday.
According to the FBR Tax Directories of Parliamentarians for the tax year 2019 revealing that Prime Minister Imran Khan paid Rs9.8 million.
A PTI MNA from Karachi, Muhammad Najeeb Haroon, paid highest tax worth of Rs140 million.
Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Yousuf Raza Gillani and PML-N’s Azma Zahid Bokhari did not pay anything in taxes.
Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin paid Rs26.62 million in taxes. While Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar paid Rs4.27 million.
PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal paid taxes worth Ahsan Iqbal Rs55,656.
The data shows that Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif paid Rs8.2m while PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari paid Rs0.53m.
PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari paid Rs2.2m, while former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi paid Rs4.9m.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah’s tax amounted to Rs1.1m. In contrast, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar paid a measly Rs2,000.
Current Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo Rs1.1m and his predecessor Jam Kamal Khan paid Rs11.8m. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan paid Rs66,258.
Among the members of the federal cabinet, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi paid Rs0.9m while Energy Minister Hammad Azhar paid Rs29,025 in an individual capacity while his associations of persons (AOPs) tax amounted to Rs18.1m.
Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan Senator Faisal Subzwari, Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas and Punjab Prisons Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan were among several lawmakers that paid Rs2,000.
The minister said that the country should move towards “progressive taxation”.
He said that the government was focusing on increasing the tax net, adding that there were three million taxpayers in the country. He said that the FBR will now send notices to those who are not paying taxes based on the information from their ID cards, bank accounts and utility bills.

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