In every organization, the presence of grievance redressal system plays an important role in order to ensure transparency in its systems and equality before law. Such system is more important, rather inevitable, in a tax collecting entity. Chapters IX and X of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Finance Act, 2013 (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Act No. XXI of 2013) (the Act) has provided for the redressal of grievance of the tax-payers. Section 79 of the Act ibid provides the appointment of Collector (Appeals) in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (the Authority).
Collector (Appeals) exercises the powers and performs the functions under Chapter IX of the Act. He hears and decides appeals filed, in the prescribed form, by a tax-payer against the orders of officers of the Authority, other than the Collector, passed under section 76 of the Act. (Link Chapter IX, section 76 and appeal form) An appeal against the orders of Collector (Appeals) lies to the Appellate Tribunal, as provided under Chapter X of the Act.
|1||Muhammad Sher Shah||Collector (Appeals)|
|2||Nayab Durrani||Personal Assistant|
|3||Syed Ghaus Ali Shah||Reader|
|5||Mauroof Khan||Record Keeper|
|6||Fakhri Alam||Notice Server|
|7||Waqas Ali||Naib Qasid|
During the year ending on 31-12-2018, at total of 34 appeals were instituted. Out of which 32 appeals have been decided.
In order to facilitate lawyers and tax-payers, a library of tax related books and other law books has been established in the Collectorate with the financial assistance of GIZ.