KARACHI: At least 0.1m persons have filed their income tax returns in one month, which has mounted the income tax filers figure to over 1110000 in the one month.

According to Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) Active Tax List, a list of 2016 tax-filers was updated on 1st April in 2017. According to active tax-filers’ list issued on 1st March 2017 the number of tax return filers stood  around 10, 10000 .

FBR department said that tax return-filers numbers has scaled up in the wake of ongoing  crackdown against non-tax return filers . Only those falling in active tax list can benefit from withholding tax at minimum rate.