How to Pay 2023 ATL Surcharge for Inclusion in ATL

This guide outlines the process of paying the 2023 ATL surcharge for individuals, Associations of Persons (AOPs), and companies.

ATL Surcharge Amounts (2023):

  • Individual: PKR 1,000
  • Association of Persons (AOP): PKR 10,000
  • Company: PKR 20,000

Tax Return Filing Due Dates (2023):

  • Individuals and AOPs: October 31, 2023
  • Companies: December 31, 2023

Steps to Pay ATL Surcharge and Fine:

  1. Gather Information:

    • NTN (National Tax Number) or CNIC (Computerized National Identity Card): You’ll need this for identification (NTN for companies, CNIC for individuals and AOPs).
    • Tax Year: This is usually the calendar year (2023 in this case).
    • Surcharge Amount: Refer to the table above for your applicable surcharge.
  2. Access the FBR Website:

  3. Navigate to e-Payment Section:

    • Look for the “e-Services” or “Online Tax Payment” section on the FBR website. You might need to explore the menus or search for it directly.
  4. Select Payment Option:

    • Choose the option for “Tax Payments” or a similar category.
  5. Enter Details (Individuals & AOPs):

    • Enter your CNIC number in the designated field.
    • Select the “Tax Year” as 2023.

5. Enter Details (Companies): * Enter your company’s NTN number in the designated field. * Select the “Tax Year” as 2023.

  1. Choose Payment Type:

    • Select “Misc” from drop down in payment section
    • You might also see separate options for “Surcharge for ATL.
  2. Enter Payment Amounts:

    • Enter the calculated surcharge amount (refer to table above) in the designated field.
    • If applicable, enter the confirmed fine amount in its separate field.
  3. Review and Submit:

    • Carefully review all entered information, including the CNIC/NTN number, tax year, and payment amounts.
    • Once confirmed, proceed with the payment submission process. The FBR website might offer various online payment options like internet banking or debit/credit card payments. Chose ADC mode for online payment.
  4. Payment Confirmation:

    • Upon successful payment, you should receive a confirmation message or receipt from the FBR website. Save or print this document for your records.

Additional Tips:

  • Keep copies of all relevant documents for future reference, including your CNIC/NTN number, surcharge rate confirmation, fine amount confirmation (if applicable), and payment confirmation receipt.
  • Contact the FBR helpline or visit your local FBR office for assistance with online payments.
  • Consider seeking guidance from a tax consultant if you have any complexities surrounding your ATL status, surcharge calculation, or fine amount.

By following these steps and paying any outstanding dues, you can ensure your ATL compliance and avoid further penalties.

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