PM Imran Khan phrases present tax system in nation 'unjust'

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday mentioned the present tax system within the nation is “unjust”.
The prime minister made the remarks throughout a gathering he chaired with regard to income assortment and rising the tax base.
The assembly was attended by Finance Minister Asad Umar, State Minister Hammad Azhar, Federal Board of Income (FBR) chairman, Nationwide Database Registration Authority (NADRA) chief and others.
The prime minister mentioned that present statistics and system of taxation within the nation couldn’t assist the economic system.
The assembly contemplated over varied solutions for income assortment based on fashionable methods, using know-how for this objective, reforms in FBR and improve in tax base.
Terming the present system of taxation “unjust”, the prime minister harassed the necessity for reforms, together with rising the tax web.
He mentioned underneath the present system, a poor man is burdened with taxes greater than his capability.
Khan additional emphasised the necessity for bringing non-tax payers into tax web.