How to File Tax Returns in Pakistan

How to File a Tax returns in Pakistan in this regard following points will be cover-up.

  • How to submit the tax return
  • Achieve the verification code
  • Registration
  • The Process of enrollment
  • Custom options
  • Main step
  • Use of calculator
  • Other Sources of salary
  • income tax filling method
  • Tax Easy app

There is a series of steps being taken to document the economy in Pakistan since 2013 to till now, which is why a large number of people are getting worried about tax collection and filing of tax returns.

The people who want to apply their tax returns particularly those who are applying for the first time are confused and everyone seems to be asking, brother! How to file tax returns in Pakistan.

Income tax contributes 1.1% of Pakistan total GDP, overall it is 11% of total tax collection.

Actually, In Pakistan, only 2% of the people who have employed file returns.

The income tax return is a tax form that has to provide details of income earned during the financial year.

In Pakistan, some relief pledges have been made for income tax returners.

It has benefited from increasing the number of tax returns submitters by 67% and more than 2.5 million people submitted tax returns in Pakistan.


The target of the income tax file submitters has been set at 4 million.

But the good news in this regard is that since the computerization of income tax return filing system has been made in Pakistan, the process of filing returns has been greatly facilitated and it is much easier for the salaried class to submit income tax returns.

It will gradually improve tax returns in Pakistan.

It should be noted that the majority of the income tax return submitters are from the salaried class.

If you have good hand on internet usage, you can submit these returns without the help of an expert.

With the help of this article, we’ll try to enlighten the mechanism of filing income tax returns in the salaried sections.

1:-How to submit an income tax returns in Pakistan

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If you need to submit a tax

you will need to visit the (FBR) special website

There are various links on the website portal. If this is your first time filing a return and you have not yet registered your NTN then you will need to click on Registration for Unregistered Person.

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 Then you will need to fill the form, where you will need to provide the computerized identification card number, full name, mobile phone number with the mobile network company name.

2:-Achieve the verification code

After entering these details

You will receive a separate verification code on the mobile phone and email. FBR will issue you a password when you enter these zip codes on the website.

The taxpayer who submitted the tax return on the website will be logged into the system after entering his / her FBR issued password.


People who have registered manually

They will have to click on E-Enrollment for Register Person.

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After the personal information is provided on the portal, the form will be opened.

which will include the details of the accommodation and the electronic registration process will be completed.

4:-The Process of enrollment

After registration

The Draft box will appear on the left side of the computer screen.

 which when clicked, the Application for Registration dialog box will open. Here you will be asked for details, which include the home address, property or area of ​​rent.

There will be a checkmark after entering the details, click on it and then press the submit button and this will complete the e-enrollment process.

5:-Choose custom option

You will then see Declaration at the top left of the screen, which when clicked will open a dialog box for Income Tax, which will show you various options.

Here you can choose the option of your choice.

The Main step

When you click on the selected option then a new dialog box will open on the screen.

Here you will need to enter the year of your returns in which you are interested to submit, after clicking on the Data button on the screen.

 Here you will need to click on Salary and enter the code number 1009, for allowances 1049, for company expenses (medical education, etc.) 1059, if the government employee receives the vehicle code 1089 and if other profits are received, including termination payments, it will be listed in Code 1099.

In addition

If a member has received any amount that is not taxed there you will also need to submit.

This money is usually in the form of gratuity or bonuses. Entering all these details will reveal the total amount, tax waiver amount and taxable income in the pay code 1000.

6:-Use of calculator

Each time you enter the amount you will need to double click on the Calculator on the right side as well.

On the basis of your submitted data, the taxable income will be displayed.

Other sources of salary

If there is income besides rent, then click on the Property option there. After which details of the rental income and expenditure on the property will need to be added.

In addition, if income sources on which a fixed tax is paid, such as a tax on the profits earned on a bank account or shares.

 Although its registration will not make any difference to the tax slab but it must be disclosed. Even then, if there is any income, it will be listed in Other Income.

Then click on Tax Charge Able and payable tax will be written.

7:-Income tax filing method

If the Income Tax Amount is not credited after the tax payable, go to to submit it and will have to log in after entering the ID card number and password.

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After that, a page will open with your complete information. The tax amount will be listed here. It can be deposited through cash and check and pay the order.

After registering all the details, click on Create Payment and then Confirm and the invoice will be ready.

Clicking on the Print option will download the invoice. After printing submits this challan at the counter of the National Bank.

After this you will get a computerized pay minute receipt or CPR. If you enter this CPR number in the FBR return filing, the tax amount linked to your account will be added up in the government record that your tax has been collected.

8:-The Wealth Statement

Tax Return Filling

Must also be filled in with this tax return. Last year the Wealth Statement was supposed to be submitted separately but this year the Wealth Statement has been linked to the tax return.

This statement will list both the previous year’s wealth and this year’s wealth, thus indicating a decrease or increase in wealth.

Similarly, other property, jewelry, gifts, loans, tax amnesty, etc. will also be registered in the Wealth Statement.

If costs and income are correctly listed, the amount in Unreconciled Amount will be zero, if the amount is not zero, that means there is a difference in the figures.

After entering all this information, click on Verification and after entering the PIN code, submit your form and get a print of it as well.

9:-Tax Easy App(Tax Assan)

Tax Assan App
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This year, the FBR has also released a mobile application called Tax Easy to submit the income tax return for the salaried class. This app has the option to enter all the details of FBR iris.

After logging in to the app, go to the icon in the top left of the app and click on Sign In in the dialog box and enter your information. The User Name will appear when logged in.

The mobile application method
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It is similar to the iris method, but also simple and easier.

As you switch to the Salary or Salary option, the app will ask you to enter the total annual salary and the portion of salary that does not apply to the tax.

After registering the money

you will return to the Options page, then repeat the process of entering the details of income from rentals, businesses and other sources.

After entering the data

you have the option to confirm or delete the entry. Enter all sources of income and click Continue, after which the tax deduction information will be entered.

If you have a car, the app will bring you to the Private Vehicle Token Tax page where you will return to the Tax Deduction Page once you click Save after giving the vehicle details.

Here you are told the good news that your tax return has been paid.

Since the Wealth Statement has been made part of the tax return this year, you will now come to the Wealth Statement page.

Where you need to enter your assets and expense details. Must enter last year’s assets and current year’s assets.

Here the app will give you the option to go back and forth. After entering all the details, click on Continue.

The FBR has released the full form in English for submission of income tax returns. We believe that the Urdu language option should also be available for the convenience of the people so that the maximum number of Pakistanis will be provided without the help of a tax consultant. To be able to file their own tax returns.