Third-party data: Senior taxmen raise questions over Nadra’s proposal

ISLAMABAD: Senior tax officials of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) have raised different questions over the legality of the National Database and Registration Authority’s proposal for seeking third-party data from the FBR, legal status for determining tax liability of non-filers using the FBR database and projected annual revenue.

Sources told Business Recorder Saturday that the questions were raised by the FBR team of tax officials during the last meeting held at the FBR House on the Tax Evasion Model (TEM) developed by the Nadra.

In the recent past, this meeting was convened by the FBR for the Nadra’s presentation on TEM developed by the Nadra, “Creation of mathematical models and results of data analytics for broadening the tax base”.

Sources said that the Nadra officials had met the tax authorities to have access to third-party data maintained by the FBR for the purpose of creation of mathematical models, data

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