ISLAMABAD: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), on a request from the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), has decided to keep its designated branches and those of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) open on June 27, 29 and 30 to facilitate taxpayers in depositing their duty and taxes during the last few days of the current financial year. Banks have been further advised to open their related clearing branches on June 30, till such time that is necessary to facilitate special clearing by NIFT only for FBR collections. Meanwhile, all field offices of FBR will remain open and observe extended working hours till 10:00pm on Monday, June 29 and till 12:00 midnight on Tuesday, June 30 for collection of duties and taxes.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 27th, 2015.
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