On 12th July, 1956, the stalwarts like Mr. Ismail D. Lambat, Mr. H. Shaban, Mirza
Adam Khan G, Mr. Ismail Bhimani, Mr. Shaukat Ali Syed, Mr. Ghufran
Ahmed, Mr. Masud Ahmed Abbasi, Mr. Mubin Haq Siddiqui, Mr. Y.S.
Shaikh and Mr. Silar Shah, founded Income Tax Practitioners'
Association with the object to provide a platform to the tax
consultants / professionals through which the problems and
difficulties confronting by them in discharge of their professional
duties are tackled so as to enable them to give expressional to
their views on matters of administration of law and dispensation of
justice. It was also prime object of the Association to look after,
safeguard and protect the rights and privileges of the members of
the Association. This Association was later on taken over by the Karachi Tax Bar Association.
The Karachi Tax Bar Association is the largest Bar of the country, which has
many Advocates, Professional Accountants and Tax consultants in its
fold. It has a long tradition of organizing Seminars, Workshops and
Conferences on taxation measures and fiscal policies.
last fifty years Bar has established, promoted and maintained high
standard of honesty, efficiency and integrity in the conduct of
professional duties so as to enhance the status, dignity, prestige
and honor of the profession.
The Association is regularly
printing and publishing News & Views, papers, Periodicals and
Books for promotion of professional education amongst the members of
the Bar in particular and citizens of the country in general.
Bar has played a very positive and vital role in
formulating, suggesting and assisting the Government of Pakistan
measures for creation of tax culture in Pakistan and to build the
economy of the country. It is organizing the first-ever National Tax
Conference in the history of Pakistan and the theme Tax Culture for
Revival of Economy has been chosen for this Conference.
It is also affiliated
with many National and International Associations / Organizations
and establishing training academy in the near future. Bar is also
encouraging its members for higher education and establishing
awards, medals, and scholarships for those members with exemplary