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M/s Animal Health and Care moves SHC against enhancement of valuation

KARACHI: M/ Animal Health and Care has approached the Sindh High Court (SHC) and filed a constitutional petition against enhancement of valuing imported Germicide from Republic of Korea from declared invoice value of US$ 4999.5750 to US$ 24000. On 4 March 2021, counsel for the petitioner stated that as per business routine petitioner imported the consignment of Germicide from Republic ... Read More »

Mis-declaration: Customs court approves charge sheet against M/s Chief Enterprises

KARACHI: The Customs Court approved interim charge sheet against Mansoor Raza of M/s Chief Enterprises and others, who were nominated in first information report (FIR) for mis-declaration and fiscal fraud through submission of fake, fabricated and false documents aimed at availing inadmissible exemptions of 5th schedule-11, to the sales tax act, 1990, causing huge loss to the government exchequer. On ... Read More »

SHC disposes of suit filed by M/s Reliance Petrochemical Industries against FBR officials

KARACHI: A single-member bench of The Sindh High Court comprising Justice Adnan Iqbal Chaudhry has disposed of suit filed by Reliance Petrochemical Industries Pvt. Ltd against Chairman FBR, Commissioner Inland Revenue Zone-II, Karachi & others challenging impugned order under section 40B of the Sales Tax Act, 1990. A detailed judgment was released on March 3, 2021. By suit the Plaintiff ... Read More »

SHC dismisses reference petitions filed by Collector PMBQ against M/s Aisha Steel Mills Limited & Others

KARACHI: A two-member bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) comprising Justice Muhammad Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal has dismissed reference applications filed by Collector of Customs, through Additional Collector of Customs (Law), Port Muhammad Bin Qasim, Karachi against M/s Aisha Steel Mills Limited & Others On 2 March 2021, during the hearing, counsels for both sides completed their ... Read More »

SHC allows SCRAs in favor of Collector of Customs filed against M/S Junaid Traders & others

KARACHI: A two-member bench of The Sindh High Court (SHC) set aside impugned order of the Tribunal and allowed all special customs reference applications filed by Collector of Customs through Mr. Iqbal M. Khurram Advocate against M/S Junaid Traders and others over disputed of assessment of imported glass beads. On 2 March 2021, court released a detail judgment and observes ... Read More »

Customs court approves after arrest bail to suspects in contraband goods smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court granted after arrest bail to suspects namely Asghar Khan son of Abdul Ghaffar and Shah Jahan son of Rahmat Shah against the surety of Rs300,000 and directed them to make sure appear on next date of hearing, who were arrested in the first information report (FIR) for smuggling of contraband goods into Pakistan. On 2 March ... Read More »

SHC dismisses reference application filed by collector of customs against M/s. Habib Sugar Mills

KARACHI: A two-member bench of The Sindh High Court (SHC) has dismissed a reference application filed by The Collector of Customs through Ms. Masooda Siraj, Advocate against M/s. Habib Sugar Mills Limited challenging impugned Order dated 17.11.2016 passed by the Customs Appellate Tribunal at Karachi in Customs Appeal No. K-1402/2015, a detailed judgment was released dated 27 Feb, 2021. On ... Read More »

Customs Court grants bail to suspects in illegal clearance of vehicles case

  KARACHI: The Customs Court granted pre-arrest bail to Muhammad Ramzan Akhtar, proprietor Akhtar & Sons Enterprises and others and directed them to make sure appear before the court on next date of hearing or otherwise, who are nominated in FIR of illegal clearance of two vehicles on same documents beyond legal entitlement of one vehicle. On February 25 2021, ... Read More »

Mis-declaration: Customs Court approves charge sheet against M/s Amir & Co and others

KARACHI: The Customs Court submitted charge sheet against owner/ partners of M/s Amir & Co and others, who were nominated in a case for mis-declaration and concealment of actual description, specifications and constituent material to deceive application of correct assessable value. On 26 February 2021, during the hearing, investigation officer of Customs Appraisement & Facilitation Port Muhammad Bin Qasim Karachi ... Read More »

SHC dismisses SCRAs filed by Collector of Customs against M/s Dream Garments & others

KARACHI: A division bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) dismissed special customs reference applications as being time barred filed the Collector of Customs against M/s Dream Garments and others challenging impugned order dated Dec 17, 2013 passed by the Customs Appellate Tribunal at Karachi. On 24 February 2021 court released detailed order, according to which, court observes in its ... Read More »

Customs Court grants bail to owners of more than 70 outlets/ petrol pumps in selling smuggled Iranian HSD

KARACHI: The Customs Court granted bail to owners of different outlets/ petrol pumps all over the Province of Sindh in more than 70 cases, who were nominated in the first information report (FIR) for purchase and sale of smuggled Iranian Petroleum products. On 23 February 2021, during the hearing, all accused persons appeared before the court along with their counsels ... Read More »

SHC rejects plaint filed by Pakistan Petroleum against SCN

KARACHI: A single bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) rejected plaints filed by Pakistan Petroleum Limited against issuing of show cause notice under section 172(5) of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001, requiring the Plaintiff to show cause why it should not be declared a representative of a non-resident company under section 172(3) of the Ordinance for tax year 2103 ... Read More »

M/s Digicom Trading & others found entitled to avail benefit of amnesty scheme. SHC

KARACHI: A two-member bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) comprising Justice Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal released detailed judgment and declared that M/s Digicom Trading Private Limited and others are found entitled to avail benefit of amnesty scheme as per order dated 3.6.2019 which has attained finality; but is only confined to the imposition of the fine which ... Read More »

Customs court approves charge sheet in contraband goods smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court approved interim charge sheet against suspects namely Asghar Khan son of Abdul Ghaffar and Shah Jahan son of Rahmat Shah, who were arrested in the first information report (FIR) for smuggling of contraband goods into Pakistan. On 23 February 2021, investigation officer submitted interim charge sheet against the above mentioned suspects and informed the court that ... Read More »

M/s Continental Tea challenges STGO 103/2019 & STGO 104/2019 in SHC

KARACHI: A division bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) directed customs officials to make sure filing their para wise comments on next date of hearing on a constitutional petition filed by Zahid Fida Paracha sole proprietor of M/s Continental Tea challenging STGO 103/2019 and STGO 104/2019, enhancement of duty and taxes on import of raw/ unblended tea. On 19 ... Read More »

Legal departments of FBR, IR major cause for delay despite stay orders: SHC

KARACHI: A two-member bench, headed by Justice Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal issues notices the Chairman FBR, as well as Member IR (Operations) and Member Legal FBR and informed them that no comments have been filed in most of the petitions by their concerned departments which is causing delay and is impediment in early disposal of such cases. On ... Read More »

M/s Bed & Blanket challenges VR 1436/2020 in SHC

KARACHI: A two-member of The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed customs officials to make sure filing their respective para wise comments for next date of hearing on a constitutional petition filed by Bed & Blanket Private Limited against out final assessment of the consignments of finished blankets being imported by the petitioner on the basis of the valuation ruling no ... Read More »

Customs Court grants bail to suspects in contraband goods smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court granted bail to suspects namely Abdul Wahab son of Abdul Rehman Soomro and Ali Akbar son of Muhammad Usman against the surety of Rs200,000 each and directed them to appear before the court on next date of hearing, who were nominated in first information report (FIR) including owner/ partner of M/s Sas Pvt Ltd, owner/ partner ... Read More »

Customs Preventive submits FIR against M/s Shaheen Oil Mills for smuggling of contraband goods

KARACHI: The Customs Court directed the investigation officer to complete investigation and submit a progress report against the owner of M/s Shaheen Oil Mills, who was nominated in the first information report (FIR) for smuggling of huge quantities of contraband goods. On February 20 2021, during the hearing, investigation officer submitted that on a secret information, officials of the Anti-Smuggling ... Read More »

SHC dismisses petitions filed by M/s Ashfaq Brothers & others against SCNs for recovery of duty & taxes

KARACHI: A two-member bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) comprising Justice Muhammad Junaid Ghaffar & Justice Agha Faisal dismissed constitutional petition filed by M/s Ashfaq Brothers and others against issuing of show cause notices for recovery of duty and taxes in terms of Section 32(3) of the Customs Act, 1969, details judgment has been released on Feb 20, 2021. ... Read More »