Peshawar: Federal Board of Revenue has decided to bring the television and stage actors and singers under tax net as Income Tax Department have sent notices to them seeking the full details of assets, property, taxes and national tax number.
According to sources in FBR , the actors perform at stage shows inland as well as in foreign countries form which they get the huge income. In addition to this they also get considerable amount form TV serials, films and release of CDs. So it is decided that actors, singers and producer should be brought under tax net.
The sources said that some actors and singers have million rupees assets at different parts of the country , which they kept secret and they are not paying their taxes as well. Some famous actors and singers are also maintaining foreign currency accounts and have invested in gold and property business.-ONLINE