ISLAMABAD: All field offices of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will remain open and observe working hours from 09:00am to 10:00pm today (Wednesday) and from 09:00am to 12:00pm on Thursday for receipt of Income Tax returns and collection of duties and taxes.

The Chief Commissioners have also been directed to establish liaison with the State Bank of Pakistan and authorized branches of National Bank of Pakistan to ensure transfer of tax collection by these branches before or on December 31, 2015 to the respective offices of State Bank of Pakistan on the same date so as to account for the same towards the collection for the month of December 2015.