He gave this assurance to representatives of the business community in a meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday to discuss budget related proposals.
The Finance Minister said that the Government believes in consulting all stakeholders including Chambers of Commerce, trade bodies, representatives of the industries, exporters and importers in the process of budget making. He informed the traders that all discriminatory SROs will be abolished in three years and all the stakeholders are working together in this regard.
Ishaq Dar urged the Chambers and business community to stay engaged with the FBR for consolidation of budget proposals.
He said that the policies of the PML-N will fill the trust deficit between FBR and traders and there will be win win situation for the business community and the government. He welcomed proposals from the trade representatives and assured them that the government will give a serious consideration to their proposals before finalizing budget.
The chamber representatives discussed in detail their issues and recommendations.
They appreciated the work being done by the Finance Ministry and FBR for rationalization of SROs.
The traders appreciated strengthening of Pak rupee and observed that it will have positive impact on the economy. They assured the Finance Minister for their cooperation in bringing into the tax net all those traders who are not tax payers.
The Finance Minister called for promoting tax culture to allow the government to spend on socio-economic uplift of the country.