Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan is said to be among those who have been issued notices by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for allegedly owning offshore companies.
Sources told Business Recorder here on Monday that the FBR has also issued notices to PTI Secretary General Jahangir Khan Tareen and Aleem Khan (PTI). The FBR has also served notice to Moonis Elahi, the son of Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi.
Sources said notices have been issued under Section 176 of the Income Tax Ordinance 2001 to verify the information with the FBR’s data base.
The FBR wanted to hear the viewpoint of the owners of offshore companies as reported by the papers released by ICIJ. The FBR has asked the concerned persons to explain their position whether they are owners of offshore accounts and other related information. -Business Recorder