Six Pakistani cricketers were issued notices by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for tax evasion and delay in submitting their income statements.
Most of the prominent Pakistani cricketers who earn millions of rupees annually don’t pay taxes even some of them have no National Tax Number (NTN).
The players who have been issued the notices include Misbah-ul-Haq,Wahab Riaz, Umar Akmal, Taufiq Umer, Azhar Ali and Muhammed Hafeez.
According to the FBR, Wahab Riaz does not have an NTN number while Muhammed Hafeez, Umar Akmal and Taufiq Umer had not submitted their income tax returns for 2010-2011.
Meanwhile Misbah only submitted his statements for 2010 while Azhar Ali did not declare his complete earnings.
According to sources, Wahab Riaz earns Rs19 million annually, Misbah-ul-Haq Rs22million, Muhammed Hafeez Rs20 million and Azhar Ali Rs10 million.