Non-Filer

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Non-Filer

A person or corporation who does not file a tax return by the required date. In general, a person who has filed taxes once must continue to do so for the rest of his/her life (or existence, if a corporation). A non-filer may be subject to interest, late fees, and other penalties.
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This shows that the FBR has lost one million return filers over the last 10 years despite announcing higher withholding tax rates for non-filers who are happy to pay more in advance tax instead of filing returns,' he said.
Non-filers in the list have been asked to file their tax returns for the last five years.
4% for non-filers till 30th June 2018 under section 236P of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001.
4 per cent for non-filers till June 30, 2018 under section 236P of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001.
The issue of withholding tax on banking transactions for non-filers in the budget for next fiscal year (2017-18) need to be reconsidered, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) asked the government again in a statement last week.
We understand that sending notices to non-filers is a traditional mode of enforcement but there is now a renewed focus and greater desire in FBR on creating awareness among the public and offering them maximum facilitation and help in shouldering their tax-related responsibilities," said the Member FBR.
For XLi, GLi and GLi AT income advanced withholding tax for tax filers is Rs25,000 whereas for non-filers it is Rs40,000.
He urged the FM to enhance the income tax exemption limit to Rs 600000 and do away with the concept of filers and non-filers and treat all paying taxes in any form as tax payers.
Deducting withholding tax on bank transactions of over Rs50,000 per day is a measure introduced to penalise non-filers of income tax, but it is effectively being used to punish the filers, as banks do not use technology to verify their status.
The World Bank recommended to FBR to analyse reasons for high ratio of non-filers in Regional Tax Offices (RTOs) and Large Taxpayer Units (LTUs) and directed the field formations for strict action against non-filers.
Raphael Ixta, manager of the personal income tax audit section and chair of the Tax Gap Action Committee, presented a breakdown of tax gap sources: non-filers (11 percent); underpayment (12 percent); and under-reporting income or over-stating deductions (77 percent).
7 million non-filers came from low- and moderate-income families.