The Federal Board of Revenue announces the new date for tax extension last Wednesday for taxpayers to update their profiling up to 31st March 2021.
A new section 114A has been added into the Income-tax ordinance 2001 for taxpayers to update their profiles. As per Section 114A, it states:
Section 114A: Taxpayer’s profile.
(1) Subject to this Ordinance, the following persons shall furnish a profile, namely:-
(a) every person applying for registration under section 181;
(b) every person deriving income chargeable to tax under the head, “Income from business”;
(c) every person whose income is subject to final taxation;
(d) any non-profit organization as defined in clause (36) of section 2;
(e) any trust or welfare institution; or
(f) any other person prescribed by the Board.
(2) A taxpayer’s profile-
(a) shall be in the prescribed form and shall be accompanied by such annexures, statements, or documents as may be prescribed;
(b) shall fully state, in the specified form and manner, the relevant particulars of –
(i) bank accounts;
(ii) utility connections;
(iii) business premises including all manufacturing, storage or retail outlets operated or leased by the taxpayer;
(iv) types of businesses; and
(v) such other information as may be prescribed;
(c) shall be signed by the person being an individual, or the person’s representative where section 172 applies; and
(d) shall be filed electronically on the web prescribed by the Board.
(3) A taxpayer’s profile shall be furnished,-
(a) on or before the 31st day of December, 2020 in case of a person registered under section 181 before the 30th day of September, 2020; and
(b) within ninety days registration in case of a person not registered under section 181 before the 30th day of September, 2020.
(4) A taxpayer’s profile shall be updated within ninety days of change in any of the relevant particulars of information as mentioned in clause (b) of sub-section (2).