SC throws out FBR plea against Shehbaz, Kalsoom

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1:58 PM | December 06, 2021

The Supreme Courtroom has thrown out the appeals of Federal Board of Income (FBR) pertaining to extra wealth tax issued to PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif and Nawaz Sharif late spouse Kalsoom Nawaz.

The court docket declared that each Shehbaz and Kulsoom had submitted their wealth tax from 1994 to 1998 however the FBR despatched notices of the extra wealth tax.

A 3-judge bench of the apex court docket headed by Justice Umar Ata Bandial heard the case on Monday in Islamabad. 

The Supreme Courtroom noticed that the demand discover should be issued earlier than the issuance of the extra wealth tax notices and the FBR failed to ascertain within the court docket that it had issued the demand discover. 

It additional remarked that the extra tax notices have been additionally dispatched after the submission of the wealth tax.

The Sharif household had challenged the FBR notices within the Lahore Excessive Courtroom which declared the board notices null and void. 

Nonetheless, the FBR challenged the LHC verdict within the Supreme Courtroom.