In an attempt to meet the Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) revenue collection target of Rs7,255 billion for the upcoming fiscal year, the direct taxes target has been predicted at Rs2,560 billion, up from Rs2,182 billion in 2021-22.

According to Brecorder, the indirect taxes (net) estimates were predicted at Rs4,695 billion in the macroeconomic framework for 2022-23. Direct taxes forecasts included income tax and withholding taxes, whereas indirect taxes projections included sales tax, customs duty, and Federal Excise Duty (FED).

The indirect tax goal for 2022-23 has been set at Rs4,695 billion, up from Rs3,647 billion in 2021-22, representing a Rs1,048 billion rise. The indirect tax revenue for the fiscal year 2021-22 was Rs3,440 billion.


The entire collection of indirect taxes in 2020-21 was Rs3,008.2 billion. Direct taxes are expected to reach Rs2,560 billion in the next fiscal year, up from Rs2,182 billion in 2021-22, a Rs378 billion increase.

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During the first 11 months of the current fiscal, the FBR collected roughly Rs1.9 trillion in direct taxes. In the fiscal year 2020-21, direct tax collections totalled Rs1,726.0 billion. Withholding taxes account for 72 per cent of the total direct tax collection.