Active Taxpayer List

What is Active Taxpayer List (ATL)? How to check ATL status online?

The Active Taxpayer List (ATL) is a central record of online Income Tax Return filers for the previous Tax Year maintained by FBR (Federal Board of Revenue). The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) publishes the Active Taxpayer List (ATL) every year on the first day of March, which is valid until the first day of February of the next fiscal year.

Benefits of being on Active Taxpayer List (ATL):

● Tax deductions at source by banks are lower on profits as well as cash withdrawals 

● Motor vehicle registration and transfer tax reduction (tax already deducted from your income and gains) 

● Purchase and sale of property taxed at a lower rate 

● Capital gains tax rates on securities sales are lower 

● Dividends will be taxed at a lower rate 

● Reduced withholding tax on prize bond winnings 

● Provides you the opportunity to claim back overpaid taxes 

Procedure to check Active Taxpayer List (ATL):

Method 1: Online check 

Active Taxpayer List can be checked online by providing CNIC number on the portal of FBR. Its procedure is given below: 

● Go to the e-Portal of FBR’s site using the link ● Select ‘Active Taxpayer List’ from the left menu bar 

● Select CNIC or NTN from the ‘Parameter’ section. 

● Enter the required number in the relevant section. 

● Select the date from the next section starting year of filing taxes ● Enter the captcha code and click ‘Verify’ 

● The system will return with the updated information about the required ATL status

Method 2: SMS check 

For Individual Active Taxpayer Status: 

Type “ATL (space) 13 digits CNIC number” and send it to 9966. 

For AOP and Company Status

Type “ATL (space) 7 digits NTN number” and send it to 9966. Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) Active Taxpayer Status: For Individual: Type “AJKATL (space) CNIC number” and send it to 9966. For Company: Type “AJKATL (space) 11 digits NTN” and send it to 9966.

Method 3: Contact Us For 

● ATL status and how to become one 

● Income Tax returns, Sales Tax filing, Statutory returns ● Company/Firm/Proprietor Registration 

● Corporate services and legal consultation 

Just give us a call or Whatsapp us on 03145637757 

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