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Over 15,000 business taxpayers paid no tax in Tax Year 2016

PESHAWAR: The flaws in the country’s weak tax system have been further exposed following the revelation that over 15,000 business taxpayers paid no tax to the Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) Inland Revenue Department in the Tax Year TY2016. Sources said that 15,116 companies filed tax returns, which accounts for just over 49pc of all the corporate returns filed this ... Read More »

Pakistan imposes ban on entry of sacrificial animals from Afghanistan

KHYBER AGENCY: Contrary to the previous years, the Pakistan border security officials imposed a ban on entry of sacrificial animals from Afghanistan via Transit route of Torkham. The tribesmen are of the view that local residents prefer to sacrifice small animals like lamb, sheep and goat to perform Sunnah Ibrahimi on the Eid-ul-Azha but the irrational decision of Pak officials ... Read More »

FBR I&I torches counterfeit cigarettes worth Rs10.20m

PESHAWAR: The Directorate of Intelligence and Investigations FBR has destroyed the Rs10.20 million counterfeit cigarettes in Peshawar. The cigarettes seized for the reasons of the counterfeiting were duly confiscated outright under section 27(1) of the Federal Excise Act 2005. The FBR directorate of IR told media that in continuation of monitoring/ surveillance of non-duty paid cigarettes, the intelligence gathering by ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs aborts attempt to smuggle Gandhara’s antiques

PESHAWAR: The MCC Islamabad has thwarted a bid to smuggle the antiques into a country and lodged an FIR and initiated the investigation. A tip-off was received from Collector MCC Islamabad Arslan Subuqtageen that the export consignment cleared vide Sialkot International Container Terminal filed by Leo’s Corporation on behalf of exporter M/s B2B Traders Sialkot was re-examined. Contrary to the ... Read More »

Peshawar Collector Qurban to attend departmental training in Islamabad

PESHAWAR: After serving Customs Peshawar for three years, Collector Peshawar Modal Custom Collectorate Qurban Ali Khan transferred from Peshawar owing to his departmental training in Islamabad. Spokesperson MCC Peshawar Fazal Bacha told Custom Today that Qurban Ali Khan leave Peshawar for his departmental training of four months and now it is depend upon Federal Bureau of Revenue that who will ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs generates Rs2.3b by seizing smuggled goods

PESHAWAR: The Custom Collectorate Peshawar generated handsome revenue of Rs2.3 billion under the  head of smuggled goods including vehicles, tyres, petrol, medicines, mobiles phones, generators and other raw materials in last financial year 2016-17. According to the details, the items recovered in previous financial year of 2016-17, include 23 vehicles having value of Rs600 million, 18 vehicles having value of ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs seizes narcotics worth Rs70m, arrested 52 smugglers during FY2016-17

PESHAWAR: The Custom Collectorate with collaboration of Anti Narcotics Force seized narcotics of different quality along with heroine and puppy crops worth of Rs70 million besides arresting of 52 persons in last financial year 2016-2017. According to anti smuggling units of Custom House Peshawar 1302 kilogram chars worth of Rs10.4 million recovered from the possession of smuggling operation on cross ... Read More »

BKIA Customs seizes 40 high-tech Samsung Galaxy mobiles

PESHAWAR: The customs authorities at the Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar recovered 40 Samsung Galaxy mobile sets which were smuggled into the country without paying customs duty. The accused passenger was arrested on the spot. The passenger was coming from Dubai to Peshawar. After a thorough search of his luggage, the authorities recovered 40 high-tech Samsung Galaxy mobile sets from ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs exceeds revenue collection target of July

PESHAWAR:  The Customs Collectorate surpassed its target by collecting Rs1512.99 million in the month of July 2017 against Rs953.47 million of the previous July 2016 having remarkable differences of Rs559.52 million with 56.08 percent. According to reliable data collected from Peshawar Customs House, in head of customs duties Rs490.25 million collected against previous July of 2016 which was Rs 334.18 ... Read More »

IG KP suspends SP CTD, DSP for being involved in NDP vehicles’ smuggling

PESHAWAR, JULY-29: Allegedly involved in the smuggling of non-duty-paid vehicles into Malakand division, Inspector General of Police Salahuddin Mahsood suspended SP CTD Banaras Khan and DSP Raof Khan. Acting upon the directives of DPO Mardan Mian Saeed, Inspector General of Police took serious note of the alleged smuggling of non-duty paid vehicles from Peshawar via Mardan to Malakand division. The ... Read More »

Collector Qurban visits construction site of Aza Khail Dry Port

PESHAWAR: To assess the pace of developmental work at the Aza Khail Dry Port, Collector Customs KP Qurban Ali Khan and Senior Customs Officers of Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar visited the construction site of a dry port at Aza Khel. High ranking officers of railways and customs were also present on the occasion. The railways authorities briefed the collector on ... Read More »

Qurban visits Peshawar Dry Port; gives hearing to clearing agents & businessmen

PESHAWAR: Collector Modal Custom Collectorate Peshawar Qurban Ali Khan and Additional Collector Custom Rashid Habib visited the Peshawar Dry Port and addressed the clearing agents and business community. The collector visited different sections of the dry port. He was accompanied by Additional Collector Rashid Habib who also took keen interest in hearing the problems of clearing agents and importers. Talking ... Read More »

Call to set up internet, three banks on Pak-Afghan border of Torkham

PESHAWAR: The custom clearing agents on the Pak-Afghan border of Torkham have asked the government for providing them with the internet facility and establish more banks in the area. Haji Hayatullah Shinwari, President of Custom Clearance Union, says about 124 clearance agencies are working in Landikotal tehsil of Khyber Agency and Torkham border. These agencies keep the record of the ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs foils bid to smuggle 6kg gold from Bacha Khan Airport

PESHAWAR: Custom officials deputed at Bacha Khan International Airport seized six kilogram gold and arrested Dubai bound passenger on Friday during routine checking. Sources told that the passenger was coming Dubai and was hailing from Urmaea area of Peshawar.  The gold was concealed in shoes which were packed in other luggage’s. The gold was valued of Rs28 million Pakistani rupees ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs exceeds revenue collection target of FY2016-17

PESHAWAR: The Customs Collectorate made a total of Rs2348.77 million revenue collections in June  2017 against Rs1926.58 million of previous June 2016 with total difference of Rs422.19 million while the difference in percentage was noticed 21.91 percentage showing remarkable improvement as compared to the previous year. According to Peshawar Customs House in head of customs duties for the month of ... Read More »

Ghulam Khan Border Check-Point reopened on experiment basis

PESHAWAR: To resume the export trade and customs activities through border area of the North Waziristan agency, the federal government and customs officials have reopened the Ghulam Khan Border Check-Point on experiment basis on July 03, 2017. The FBR and Customs officials have also hailed the decision and ordered the staff concerned to start the customs related duties at the ... Read More »

KP CM for evolving broad strategy for recovery of revenues & taxes

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has ordered the Excise and Taxation Department to evolve an efficient and a comprehensive strategy for recovery of the revenues and taxes in the province. He said this while presiding over a meeting at the KP House, Nathia Gali, on Saturday. Minister Excise Mian Jamsheduddin Kakakhel and Secretary Excise attended the meeting. The ... Read More »

Peshawar customs gets Rs1686.51m ADT while it does Rs1670.86 revenue in May 2016-17

PESHAWAR: The Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar (MCCP) collected a total of Rs1686.51million All Duty Taxes while it received Rs1670.86million revenue during the month of May 2016-17 with a difference of Rs16.25 million. According to official figures of the Peshawar Customs House, it generated Rs413.17million during May 2017 under the head of Customs Duty against Rs441.45million during May2016. The total difference ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs14921m taxes till 25th May

PESHAWAR: Showing shortfall in major collection, the Customs House in last 11 months of financial year 2106-17 collected Rs14921 million till 25th May 2017 against previous 11 months of Rs16708.79 million with difference of minus 10.70 percent. Reliable sources in Customs House told Customs Today that in head of custom duty a total of Rs5598.48 million were collected up to ... Read More »

Torkham transporters threaten with wheel-jam if grievances not redressed till 24th

KHYBER AGENCY: The goods transporters of Pak-Afghan Transit Trade Route have blamed the clearing agents for receiving illegal money from the Afghanistan returning trucks on Torkham border. The office-bearers of the Combined Truck Dealer and Welfare Association, including Musthaqil Afridi, Janes Afridi, Haji Nasrullah, Hikmat Shah and others, said every Afghanistan returning trailer has to pay Rs1300 per truck. They ... Read More »