Befiler, the leading tax filing and NTN registration portal, has recently partnered with Careem, the region’s leading multi-service app, to promote tax compliance culture among the Careem Colleagues. As part of this understanding, Careem colleagues will be able to file their tax returns using the Befiler app and/or portal, and to receive support and guidance from Befiler consultants to effectively engage with the process and become part of Active Taxpayer’s List (ATL).
Befiler believes that through use of technology and its digital platform, the entire ecosystem of tax filing and compliance can be automated, making it easy and simple for taxpayers leading to a greater number of citizens becoming compliant without shying away due to its complicated nature of filing. Befiler has already simplified the tax filing process by offering a step-wise process that allows users to enter their tax related information in question answer format. Along with the easy format, free facilitation is provided that also aims to build general understanding tax payers.
On this Occasion Befiler’s CEO and Co-Founder Akbar Tejani said:
“A major issue for Pakistan’s economy is its undocumented economy and inadequate tax filing culture, which are made worse by the complexity of tax compliance. Befiler is delighted to have teamed up with Careem to address the issue by providing employees of Careem with a straightforward and user-friendly digital solution and guidance from Befiler consultants to help them with their tax compliance.
On the occasion of the signing ceremony Mr. Feroz Jaleel, Country Head of Careem Pakistan stated: “We are extremely pleased to partner with Befiler, making it easier for our colleagues across Pakistan to file their individual tax returns. Actively filing tax returns is a responsibility of all individuals and being a responsible corporate entity, Careem encourages all its colleagues to do so and make the most of this partnership.”
Careem has over 800,000 Captains registered on its platform so far and has invested up to $100 million since its inception in Pakistan in 2016. Transforming into a Super App; Careem offers multiple opportunities as it expands its services from the mobility of people, things (daily essential deliveries) and money (peer-to-peer credit transfer and mobile top-ups).