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Multan Customs foils bid to smuggle foreign currency

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs team foiled a bid to smuggle foreign currency and arrested a couple at Multan International Airport during joint operation with Anti-Narcotics force. Sources told Customs Today that Assistant Collector Ahmad Zaheer already enhanced scrutiny at Multan International Airport on the direction of the collector to thwart any attempt of smuggling and money laundering. Customs Appraisement has ... Read More »

M/s General Mills seeks exemption for Haagen Dazs bulk products

MULTAN: M/s General Mills sought exemption from Chief Collector Central Region for Haagen Dazs bulk products sold in retail food service facilities from bearing the new requirements of labeling (Urdu language and Halal logo). According to details, M/s General Mills  has requested Chief Collector Central Region to exempt Haagen bulk products sold in retail. M/s General Mills working in Middle ... Read More »

FBR assigns Rs660m revenue generation task through auction to Multan Customs

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue assigned Rs.660 million revenue collection generation target to the Collectorate from the auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods  for the economic year 2019-20. According to the details, Customs Preventive given auction target first time after the formation of Preventive Collectorate. Auction is one of the major source of revenue generation for the Collectorate ... Read More »

DG Valuation withdraws valuation ruling of fax machine under PCT 8443.3260

MULTAN: The Directorate General of Customs Valuation and Ruling has withdrawn the valuation ruling of fax machine under PCT 8443.3260. According to the details, Directorate of Customs Valuation had already fixed the value of fax/facismile machines of Japan origin vide Valuation Ruling No.256/2010 on 31st May 2010. Customs Valuation has fixed the valuation of fax/facismile machines as importers stated that ... Read More »

Importers upset over collection of illegal demurrage, detention charges by Maersk, QICT: Mian Mahmood

MULTAN: Importers are upset on collection of demurrage and detention collection through blackmailing by M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd and Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT). National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) should take strict action against M/s Maersk Pakistan and QICT for collecting illegal demurrage and detention charges to address complaints of importers. Collection of exorbitant demurrage ... Read More »

Multan I&I seizes smuggled tyres & truck in DG Khan

MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation seized huge quantity of smuggled foreign origin tyres along with vehicles from Dera Ghazi Khan in their action. Sources told Customs Today that Customs Intelligence and Investigation received information from its credible source that huge quantity of foreign origin tyres will be smuggled through jurisdiction. Customs Intelligence alerted its staff and formed special ... Read More »

Multan RTO faces issues in filing of wealth returns due to technical bugs

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office (RTO) is facing issues in filing wealth returns due to appearance of technical bugs in the column code 7014. The Federal Board of Revenue has launched a facility for taxpayers to file their tax returns online through IRIS system throughout the country including Regional tax Office Multan. But IRIS system ... Read More »

FBR directs all field formations of Customs to ensure clean & friendly environment

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) directed all field offices of Inland Revenue including Regional Tax Office Multan and Pakistan Customs including (Customs Collectorate Multan) to ensure a clean and friendly environment for visitors in the offices The Federal Board of Revenue is making effort to ensure that officers and employees are working in a pleasant environment. Chairman Federal ... Read More »

Multan Customs impounds non customs paid Honda Civic

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive team impounded non-customs paid vehicles of worth Rs.1.6 million in their action. According to details, Multan Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization received credible information from their source that smuggled vehicles will be carried out through Multan route. Acting upon the said information, Deputy Collector Multan Customs Saqib-ur-Rehman formed special team of Anti-Smuggling Organization on the direction of ... Read More »

Multan Customs reshuffles 13 employees in different locations

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs relocated 13 employees including seven inspectors, three clerks and three sepoys to different locations. According to details, Deputy Collector Multan Customs (Headquarters) Saqib-ur-Rehman Warraich has reshuffled various employees in the collectorate to get better result in their assigned tasks. Inspector Syed Riaz Ahmad has been transferred from Anti-Smuggling Organization Dera Ghazi Khan to Anti-Smuggling Organization Mianwali. ... Read More »

Govt must take action against Maersk, QICT for looting genuine importers: Advocate Saima Ayub

MULTAN: Business community of South Punjab is facing serious block chain issues due to blackmailing of M/s Maersk Pakistan Pvt Ltd and Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT) for the clearance of legitimate import shipment due to collection of unfair demurrage and detention charges. Government must take special measures for protection of importers and economy of this import-dependent country by taking ... Read More »

Multan Customs decides 56 seizure cases worth Rs.207.361m

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication decided 56 seizure cases of worth Rs207.361 million during July 2019-20. According to details, Deputy Collector has finalized 22 seizure cases of worth Rs12.835 million during the month of July. There were 41 fresh seizure cases of worth Rs.20.013 million added in the court of deputy collector for legal trial. Deputy Collector Customs Adjudication has ... Read More »

Multan Dry Port wears deserted look as no consignment available

MULTAN: Multan Dry Port wears deserted look as no consignment was available to handle due to official holiday in celebration of Eid-ul-Azha. According to details, Multan Customs employees who are deputed at Multan Dry Port were present to perform their duties after Eidul-Azha but consignments for import and export were not available for handling. The Multan Dry Port has cleared ... Read More »

Multan Customs recovers silver biscuits from airport

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs team deputed at Multan International Airport recovered five silver biscuit from the luggage of passenger and after verification cleared the passenger. According to details, Multan Customs authorities intercepted a passenger at Multan International Airport during examination of luggage. A customs team was conducting their routine examination scanning at departure lounge where they found five silver biscuits ... Read More »

Multan Customs impounds two non-customs paid BMWs worth Rs14m

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs team impounded two duty paid luxurious BMWs in their ongoing crackdown against smuggled vehicles. The market value of impounded vehicles is Rs14 million. Both vehicles were detained from Dera Ghazi Khan and Multan. Sources told Customs Today that the car cell of the customs actively working and equipped with necessary technology, linked with excise and taxation ... Read More »

Multan RTO transfers six officers to get better results

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office (RTO) Inland Revenue has transferred and posted six officers on different to get better results. According to details, Deputy Commissioner Inland Revenue Sara Khan has been transferred from Federal Board of Revenue and she has been on the disposal of commissioner Inland Revenue Withholding Tax (WHT) of Regional Tax Office. ... Read More »

Multan Customs directs all employees to join office after Eidul Azha holidays

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs directed all employees to join office after Eid-ul-Azha holidays otherwise they will take stern action against those employees who ignored the directions on Eid-ul-Azha holidays. According to details, Collector Ambreen Ahmad Tarar has directed all employees to achieve their assigned tasks and responsibilities immediately after the Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Customs Collectorate will take strict disciplinary action against ... Read More »

Multan Customs assigns special duties to employees during Eidul Azha holidays

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs assigned special duties to their employees at Customs House during the Eid-ul-Azha holidays. According to the details, Deputy Collector Headquarters Omer Bin Zafar Chatha issued duty charts of officials who will perform special duties during holidays of Eid-ul-Azha. The Collectorate has assigned special duties to Customs employees in fourteen different shifts at Customs House to carry ... Read More »

Hajj operation completes at Multan International Airport

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs has completed Hajj operation at the Multan International Airport. Customs made special arrangements to facilitate Hajj pilgrims at the Multan International Airport. According to details, Multan Customs has made special measures for Hajj pilgrims during Hajj flight operations from Multan International Airport. There were 42 different Hajj flights departed from Multan International Airport to Jeddah and ... Read More »

FBR to hold short skill development programme from 19th to August 23

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue has directed all chief commissioners Inland Revenue including RTO Multan to arrange short skill development programme on system audit of withholding agents of tax deduction, collection and deposit. The Federal Board of Revenue is taking revolutionary changes for expansion of tax collection revenue of the field offices of nationwide Regional Tax Offices, Corporate tax ... Read More »