FTO Orders Pak Suzuki to Refund Extra Amount to Customers

Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has ordered Pak Suzuki to refund the extra amount to all its customers, which the company charged in the name of 17% GST. Pak Suzuki had deducted the sales tax from its customers at the rate of 17% despite the fact that the government had already announced reduction of Sales Tax to 12.5%. According to FTO Dr. Asif Mahmood Jah, the office had categorically ordered Pak Suzuki to refund the difference to all its 45,000+ customers.

As per the given information, the office received 636 public complaints against the maladministration of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) officials during the past two months. During a press briefing, Dr Asif Jah added that out of the total complaints, 360 complaints were either accepted or recommendations were made to FBR for redressal of the complaints.

Dr Asif Jah said unlike the past practice, he himself was overseeing the cases personally and trying to resolve the complaints as soon as possible. He added that he took the officers in confidence that the officers who were not involved in any corruption.

Full Story: Lead Pakistan

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