FBR suspends ten officers under corruption and irregularity charges

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has intensified action against irregularity, corruption, and inefficiency and suspended ten more officers, here on Tuesday.

According to the statement issued by FBR, the suspended Customs officers included seven Inspectors, two Superintendents, and one Appraising Officer. Since July, so far 36 officers and 19 officials have been suspended whereas three employees have been dismissed from service.

FBR is determined to rid the organization of corrupt and inefficient elements. Prompt action will be taken against the officers and officials found involved in irregularity and inefficiency.

The image of the organization will be raised and the perception of the taxpayers and people about the organization will be improved so that the taxpayers’ can pay their due taxes in time without any hesitation and suspicion thinking that their paid taxed would be utilized on the progress of the country and welfare of the people.

An Integrity and Performance Management Unit (IPMU) has been established in FBR to address the complaints of the taxpayers against any employee.

The complainant can send his complaint through telephone, e-mail, and letter which will be scrutinized and investigated by senior officers. FBR will continue to put its efforts to raise revenue for the Government and will strive to achieve the objectives of the organization at all costs.