Voluntary Tax Compliance Scheme will strengthen economy: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Sunday said Voluntary Tax Compliance Scheme would promote tax culture, expand tax net and further strengthen the national economy.

“The scheme has been finalized after consultation with traders belonging to various political parties and it will be implemented after approval of the parliament,” he said while talking to a news channel in Islamabad.

Ishaq Dar congratulated parliamentarians, FBR team and leadership of traders for holding marathon sessions over last five months to finalize the scheme.

Commenting on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s opposition to the scheme, he regretted that some elements were misinterpreting without reading it.

He said a number of PTI members have acknowledged the VTCS and called for presenting it in the parliament for implementation.

The minister urged PTI leaders to come forward and play a positive political role in the country instead of wasting their time in baseless issues.

Radio Pakistan