KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement and Facilitation (East) Assistant Collector Shahzad Ali has issued notification directing staff to observe extended working hours on June 29 and 30.
A circular issued in this regard read as “In compliance of the FBR’s decision communicated through letter no: C.No./2(I)L&P/2007 dated 24.6.2020, the Collectorate will remain open and observe extended working hours till 10 p.m. on 29th June, 2020 (Monday) and till 12 midnight on June 30 (Tuesday) for collection of duties and taxes.
All officers, officials and staff of Collectorate of Customs Appraisement and Facilitation (East) Karachi are required to strictly follow the above instructions.
Earlier, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday said that the Collectorates of Customs will observe extended working hours on June 29 and 30, 2020 to facilitate trade and business in payment of duty and taxes.
The FBR said that all filed offices of customs will remain open and observe extended working hours till 10:00 PM on June 29, 2020 (Monday) and till 12:00 midnight on June 30, 2020 (Tuesday) for collection of duty and taxes.
The FBR directed chief collectors of Customs to establish liaison with the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and authorized branches of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) to ensure transfer of the duty and taxes collected by these branches on June 30, 2020 to the respective branches of State Bank of Pakistan on the same date so as to account for the same towards collection for the month of June 2020.