Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) Jehangir Tareen is the country’s top tax-paying parliamentarian with Rs53.67 million filed in tax returns over the past year, according to the Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) fourth Parliamentarians’ Tax Directory 2016-17.


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The report, which details the amount of taxes paid by 1,010 members of parliament over the previous fiscal year, shows that politicians paid a total of Rs3.36 trillion in taxes last year.

Baloch National Party-Awami’s Jehanzeb Jamaluddin filed just Rs4,000 in returns — the least amount of tax paid by a parliamentarian.

The Balochistan Assembly was the only one where all members filed their taxes with the FBR in 2016. A total of 18 parliamentarians did not file their tax returns last year.

PML-N

  • Nawaz Sharif: Rs2,524,213
  • Shahbaz Sharif: Rs9,531,060
  • Ishaq Dar: Rs4,617,328
  • Chaudhry Nisar: Rs1,192,618
  • Khawaja Asif: Rs831,986
  • Saad Rafique: Rs3,983,491
  • Zahid Hamid: Rs402,406
  • Pervez Rashid: Rs137,271
  • Talal Chaudhry: Rs59,435
  • Daniyal Aziz: Rs62,544
  • Ahsan Iqbal: Rs82,440
  • Hamza Shahbaz: Rs7,038,777
  • Abid Sher Ali: Rs86,536
  • Abdul Qadir Baloch: Rs113,002
  • Shahid Khaqan Abbasi: Rs2,659,183
  • Mushahidullah Khan: Rs11,313
  • Ayaz Sadiq: Rs104,853

PTI

  • Imran Khan: Rs159,609
  • Jahangir Tareen: Rs53,677,426
  • Pervez Khattak: Rs457,099
  • Asad Umar: Rs6,368,864
  • Arif Alvi: Rs201,554
  • Shah Mehmood Qureshi: Rs1,862,414
  • Shafqat Mehmood: Rs68,965

PPP

  • Rehman Malik: Rs19,076
  • Raza Rabbani: Rs492,201
  • Khursheed Shah: Rs124,215
  • Murad Ali Shah: Rs116,600
  • Fehmida Mirza: Rs84,214
  • Aitzaz Ahsan: Rs13,854,833
  • Faryal Talpur: Rs1,903,571
  • Azra Fazal Pechuho: Rs529,283
  • Naveed Qamar: Rs50,181
  • Shazia Marri: Rs34,941

JUI-F

  • Fazlur Rehman: Rs50,181
  • Talha Mehmood: Rs32,495,268

JI

  • Sirajul Haq: Rs34,941

MQM

  • Farooq Sattar: Rs39,758
  • Syed Ali Raza Abidi: Rs319,530

AML

  • Sheikh Rashid: Rs505,966

QWP

  • Aftab Sherpao: Rs1,797,016

ANP

  • Ghulam Ahmed Bilour: Rs34,941

PkMAP

  • Mehmood Achakzai: Rs17,470