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NTN means National tax number that is unique entity for each and individual’s resident of country.

Additionaly, whoever gives the INCOME to government; he/she has to get register himself/herself with the FBR to get NTN.

To emphasize, every citizen who is eligible for CNIC is also responsible to get it and pay taxes to govt. from Income through prescribed way known as return filing. Also, if there is no income even that he/she responsible to show whole year account whether ( low income or no income ) to the govt. through the same return filing procedure.

WHAT IS NTN REGISTRATION

So, the better way to get NTN registration is through online system of FBR That is, by using feature provided by FBR known as IRIS for filing tax return and through this system one may recover login details without actual visit to tax office or officer.

IRIS PORTAL allows individual, firms, association of persons and companies to get enrolled means E-Enrollment provides you NTN or Registration number, user ID and Password. 

NOW, after national tax number registration next step is RETURN FILING

After getting national tax number, registration, now FBR allows through IRIS online Portal to file income tax return using login details. To elaborate, the individual and Sole Proprietorship firms file income tax return for every fiscal year means financial or taxation period that is from 1st July of the previous calendar year and concludes on 30th June.

 NTN NUMBERPROCESS TO REGISTER NTN IN PAKISTAN

STEP 1:

Moreover, you have to find category that match you from the following and collect documents as mentioned.

Although, usually the process to get national tax number from FBR takes 1-2 days. But, we’ll make it more quicker.

Required documents:  Scan valid CNIC copy of both sides, registered mobile no, copy of recently paid house electricity bill, Latest salary slip or letter from employer, valid email address, NTN number of employer

  • NTN – Registration for a sole proprietorship business or firm

Note: FBR allows getting register firm/firms or business/business’s legally via registering on national tax number. Further there is no limit how many firms or small businesses with different names you may register on your registered NTN.

Although, usually the process to get national tax number from FBR takes 1-2 days. But, we’ll make it more quicker.

Required documents:  Scan valid CNIC copy of both sides, registered mobile no, copy of recently paid house/office electricity bill, Property Papers or Rental agreement, Blank letter head of Business, valid email address, Nature of Business.

  • NTN – Registration for AOP or Private Limited Companies or Single Member Companies or NGO

Usually the process to get national tax nnumber from FBR takes 1-2 days.

Required documents: Scan valid CNIC copy of both sides, registered mobile no, copy of recently paid house/office electricity bill or office, Property Papers or Rental agreement, Blank letter head of Business, valid email address, Nature of Business, NTN numbers of all business partners, Partnership Deed Copy attested ( In case of AOP ) OR Certificate/MOA/ARTICLES ( In case of Private Ltd Company ) OR registered documents in case of Non Profit Organization.

STEP2:   

Two options of  NTN REGISTRATION  in Pakistan for residents

Option A:  Apply in Person for NTN Registration

Option B: Apply via Internet for NTN Registration

  • Collect all relevant documents as mentioned in STEP1 and visit REGIONAL TAX OFFICE RTO as per location in your area..
  • REGIONAL TAX OFFICE RTO will verify your documents to satisfaction and will begin the registration process.
  • Complete the 181 (form of registration filed voluntarily) (income tax).
  • They will attach the above documents and submit the application
  • If verified you be issued with a NTN Login ID and Password via an SMS or email.

Option B: Apply via Internet using IRIS FBR for national tax number Registration

  • Visit the Iris login
  • Click on “Registration for unregistered person” , this is one of the option among others on IRIS for new registration.
  • Fill in the required document in the section and Submit.
  • Pin codes will be sent to you on submitted email address and mobile number to fill in the required form.
  • Also, Enter the pin codes in the relevant box, i.e. SMS code and Email Code and click on verify
  • If you information is verified, you will get you log in ID and password via the SMS and Email.
  • Log in/if Logged in, Compete the application from 181 (Form of Registration filed voluntarily) (Tax income) that is available in draft folder on Iris.
  • Attach the following documents if applicable: as mentioned in STEP 1.
  • Submit the registration application
  • Check the completed task folder on Iris after 5 minutes and read from 181 (Oder to grant or Refuse registration on application) and print the document.

NTN REGISTRATION IN PAKISTAN FOR NON RESIDENTS

Application of Non-residence to get NTN Registration

  • If you need to register as a non-residence tax payer you will need a proxy to register on your behalf
  • Moreover, the proxy will then visit the RTO with the following documents:
  • Authority letter form non you
  • Copy of your valid original passport
  • Cell phone number of the proxy
  • Email address of the proxy
  • Plus, paid utility bill of business premises not older than 3 months (for business individual only
  • Evidence of tenancy or ownership of business premises (business individuals only).
  • The facilitation officer will verify your documents to satisfaction and will begin the new registration process.
  • Complete the 181 (form of registration filed voluntarily) (income tax). Scan and attach the above documents and submit the application
  • If verified the proxy will be issued with a Login in credentials of the created account.
  • He/she should Print out the 181 form from your account, login with the provided ID and Password.

Hope this article is helpful in understanding NTN, NTN REGISTRATION IN FBR, IRIS PORTAL , E-REGISRATION OF NTN & Documents required for NTN REGISTRATION.

SPECTRUM CONSULTANCY HERE TO ASSIST YOU IF YOU WANT TO KNOW FURTHER.

CONTACT US: FOR LOCAL / FOREIGN COMPANY REGISTRATION, NGO REGISTRATION, NTN, INCOME TAX, GST / SST REGISTRATION & FILING, MONTHLY ACCOUNTS, TRADEMARK / COPYRIGHT /PATENT REGISTRATION, STATUTORY ANNUAL AUDIT & ALL BUSINESS RELATED MATTER.

Ismail Qamar 
Senior Corporate Consultant

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