Complaints against officials: FBR to set up ‘council of complaints’
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to establish ‘council of complaints’ with the mandate to scrutinise the serious complaints filed against the officers/officials of the FBR.
Sources told Business Recorder Thursday that the decision in this regard was taken in the last meeting of the Board-in-Council.
The Board-in-Council, in its meeting held on 19th April, 2017 while discussing operational strategy of Integrity and Performance Unit (IPMU) of FBR approved in principle the establishment of “Council of Complaints” which is to be headed by a senior member of the board along with Member (IR-Ops), Member (Customs) and Member (Administration) with the task to scrutinise the serious complaints filed against the officers/officials of FBR.
The Board-in-Council of the FBR had decided to operationalise Integrity & Performance Management Unit (IPMU) to check corruption within the tax machinery. The FBR had created Integrity & Performance Management Unit (IPMU) in the past to introduce internal monitoring controls to combat corruption within the organisation and placed checks to ensure integrity of employees through evaluation of their performance.
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