Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued the explanation regarding latest situation pertaining to service optimization of FBR Data Center. FBR has clarified that all applications having public interface have been operationalized and running smoothly. These operationalized projects include FBR Website, Paysis website, eFBR website, IRIS website, AJK IRIS website, IMS web service, PRA web service and Tax Asaan Mobile application.
FBR issues clarification regarding customs operations
Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Sunday clarified that Customs operations had remained fully operational throughout this week. FBR issued a clarification regarding disturbance in Customs Operations due to up gradation of FBR data center, said a press release. Goods Declaration (GD) filing in Weboc for export has remained fully operational however due to slight glitch in Active Taxpayer List (ATL) module, import GDs filing was temporarily affected where ATL data was required as input in the Weboc system, which was restored on priority. Goods Declaration (GD) for imports is being filed smoothly since yesterday afternoon. Daily GD filing (import as well as export) for the last three years on August 14th are 310 in year 2019, in year 2020, it was 1148 and last day on August 14th, it was 1901. Moreover, import GD filings for the last two days are 198 on 14th Augsut and 86 today till noon.
Previously FBR issues clarification regarding service optimization of data center (on Sunday 15th August )
Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued a clarification regarding in-progress service optimization activities at the FBR House Data Center Islamabad. FBR has explained that the technical team is currently migrating services. The completion of this migration shall result in the increased overall productivity of FBR IT Operations. This migration is necessary to facilitate the up gradation of the system in order to enhance the best services to our clients.
The stakeholders, who are being provided services from the data center, are informed that there were unforeseen anomalies during the migration process, which has resulted in the unavailability of services since early hours of the last night. FBR team is ensuring restoration of services as soon as possible to keep the downtime to a minimum. This activity is expected to be completed in the next 48 hours.
FBR regrets and apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused and appreciates continued cooperation of the stakeholders.