FBR Dismisses Official for Unauthorized Absence from Duty

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has dismissed the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Large Taxpayers Unit (LTU) for unauthorized absence from duty. Nadeem Ahmad Tahir (Inland Revenue Service/BS-18) is under disciplinary proceedings.

The officer was charged for misconduct on 15th March 2022, based on which a show-cause notice was issued in June 2022. The accused requested that the notice be held in abeyance till the completion of his scholarship/PhD program.

As per finance division’s rules, the maximum leave availed during one continuous period should not exceed five years, whereas Tahir had already availed five years of leave.

The statement further said that the period of unauthorized absence from duty shall be treated as Extra-Ordinary Leave (EOL) without pay. The accused officer shall have the right to file an appeal to the appellate authority within thirty days.