FAISALABAD: An event was organised to mark the 4th, 5th and 6th balloting of Amanat Scheme, under the thriving and popular Restaurant Invoice Monitoring Scheme (RIMS) by Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA), on December 27 at a local hotel in Faisalabad
The chief guest on the occasion was Faisalabad deputy mayor, who announced the names of the winners for prizes of cars, Umrah tickets, tablets, food coupons and LED TVs. The chief guest in his remarks congratulated PRA for its innovative way of generating taxes and spreading awareness about the benefits and uses of taxes amongst the masses.
He reiterated the government’s stance to adopt innovative tax generating ideas and conducting workshops to educate the people of Pakistan. He showed his satisfaction on the progress made by PRA in such a short time period and assured PRA his full support to grow as a modern, state of the art tax collecting agency.
PRA Chairman Dr Raheel Siddiqui talked about the reforms undertaken by the authority for the achievement of its targets, such as RIMS in Faisalabad and its associated Amanat Scheme, inclusion of BOP for tax collection, commencement of senior and junior internship programme, and setting up of virtual learning environment(VLE) for training of officers.
The chairman also shed light on the developed commencement of tax clinics for various sectors.
He further reiterated his department’s future plans to collaborate with FBR, excise and taxation, as well as social security and industrial department, for sharing of tax payer directory, expansion of its invoice monitoring system to other big cities like Rawalpindi and Multan, with the inclusion of hotels, marriage halls, and courier services.