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Faisalabad ASO seizes items worth Rs, 8.136m in last week of April

FAISALABAD: The Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) conducted various operations against smugglers and recovered different goods worth Rs8.136 million during last week of April 2017. Sources told Customs Today, that Deputy Collector Muhammad Rizwan Khan constituted a team to curb smuggling attempts. The ASO team consisted of Superintendent Dilawar Hussain, Inspectors Khalid Ashraf Noor, Ali Zahid, Masood Saeed Chohan and sepoys ... Read More »

Faisalabad appraisement faces shortfall of Rs220m in April

FAISALABAD: The Customs Collectorate Appraisement collected Rs775.21million during April 2017 against the set target of Rs995.43million, so the shortfall is Rs220million. The Customs Appraisement collected customs duty, sales tax, income tax and federal excise duty during said period. According to the statistics available data with Customs Today, it collected Rs214.60million as customs duty against the set target of Rs182.40million and ... Read More »

Appraisement West foils bid to evade taxes worth Rs15m by M/s FAS Enterprises

KARACHI: Customs Collectorate Appraisement West thwarted a bid to evade taxes worth Rs15 million. According to sources collector Appraisement West received credible information about some attempts of mis-declaration. He directed appraising team to enhance checking of consignments. He checking the team reassessment of already cleared container number XMM 4-6153787 and container number MAGU-5690011. Both containers’ imported by one company namely ... Read More »

Peshawar customs impounds five NDP vehicles at exit points

PESHAWAR: The Intelligence & Special Checking Squad of the Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar has impounded five non-duty-paid vehicles the other day at the exit points of Peshawar. The sources told Customs Today the squad, comprising Inspectors Said Zaman, Muhammad Ayaz and other Customs staff, have seized five NDP vehicles during a routine checking. The vehicles of different brands have different ... Read More »

ASO impounds 1146 mobile-phones & vehicle worth Rs8.507m

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Islamabad seized 1146 smuggled Q-Mobiles along with an offending vehicle worth Rs8.507million. Following a tip-off, the ASO intercepted a Suzuki Pickup Ravi with a registration No: RIS-16-2659 near Islamabad Motorway. The ASO team asked the possessor of Mobile phones to show the Goods Declaration (GD) but he failed to satisfy the ASO Customs staff. The ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seizes goods valued Rs15.1m in third week of April

FAISALABAD: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization seized miscellaneous goods worth Rs15.1million in different operations during third week of April of Fiscal Year 217-18. Sources told Customs Today that under the supervision of Deputy Collector Muhammad Rizwan, the ASO team conducted various raids against the smugglers to curb the illegal business. The ASO team, participating in these seizure operations, consisted of Superintendent ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seizes foreign origin new auto parts

FAISALABAD: The Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) has seized 3000 kilograms foreign origin new auto parts. The market value of the seized auto parts is Rs3210325 involving customs duty and taxes Rs181321. Sources told to Customs Today, that Collector Customs Muhammad Sadiq received information regarding smuggling of foreign origin new auto parts. Soon after receiving the information, he constituted a raiding ... Read More »

Dry port earns Rs59.00m more CD than assigned target

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Dry Port (IDP) earned Rs59.00million more Customs Duty during nine and a half months (July to 15th of April) Financial Year 2016-17. The IDP collected Rs2599million Customs Duty during above said period against the revised assigned target of Rs2540million for said period. According to details told by Assistant Collector IDP Amanat Khan, most of the imports through IDP ... Read More »

Peshawar & Kohat customs earn Rs09.86m through auction of impounded vehicles & goods

PESHAWAR: The Auction Cells of Kohat and Peshawar Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation earned Rs9.86million by holding auction of confiscated goods and non-duty-paid offending vehicles (vehicles used for smuggled goods) during the month of March of Financial Year 2016-17. During the month of March FY16-17, the Kohat Auction Cell earned Rs1.19million miscellaneous taxes and surcharges whereas the same cell ... Read More »

FBR sends notices to 50,000 non-filers

LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has sent a notice to 50, 000 non-filers who did not submit their returns till the due date of 15th of December 2016. The Regional Tax Office-II (RTO-II) and Corporate Regional Tax Office (CRTO) have started action on the order by the Chairman Federal Board of Revenue and initially sent reminder notices to ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs Intelligence seizes smuggled cigarettes worth Rs36m

PESHAWAR: Customs Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation has seized huge quantity of cigarettes worth Rs36 million. The officials of Customs intelligence wing, with the assistance of Nowshera Police, intercepted a truck loaded with smuggled cigarettes and cigars in cantonment area on GT Road. The truck was going to Rawalpindi from Khyber agency. The cigarettes belong to the brands including Milano, ... Read More »

Customs Central Region collects Rs58177m sales tax in nine months

LAHORE: Customs Central Region has collected Rs58177 million on account of sales tax during the first nine months of financial year 2016-17 (July-March). The sales tax collection has been collected by all the four collectorate of customs including collectorate of customs Preventive Lahore, Collectorate of Customs Appraisement Lahore, Colletorate of Customs Multan and Collectorate of Customs Faisalabad. As per details, ... Read More »

Quetta customs seizes worth Rs91.136m Iranian diesel during July to March

ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Quetta confiscated 1612,082 liters of smuggled Iranian diesel worth Rs91.136million during three quarters (July to March) of Financial Year (FY 2016-17). Quetta seized 2933,051 liters of smuggled diesel during corresponding year 2015-16. The Auction Cell of MCC Quetta earned revenue Rs87.329million from auction of smuggled diesel during nine months of FY 2016-17. The Quetta ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs generates Rs5.783m revenue through auction

FAISALABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate Auction cell generate Rs15.783 million through the public auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods during the first three months ( January-March ) of Fiscal Year 2107. Sources told Customs Today that during first three months of fiscal year 2017-18 the auction cell collected handsome revenue through auctions of non duty paid vehicles and smuggled ... Read More »

Samberial on top of collection with Rs64.07m more ST than assigned target

ISLAMABAD: The North Region’s Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Samberial comes on the top of collection under the head of Sales Tax with more collection of Rs64.07million than the assigned target during the third quarter (January to March) of Financial Year 2016-17. The Samberial was assigned the target of Rs33.00million against the collection of Rs97.07million of Sales Tax during said period. ... Read More »

Quetta ASO seizes huge quantity of non-duty paid goods worth Rs 121.899m

ISLAMABAD: Model Customs Collectorate has seized 112 non-duty paid vehicles and various kind of smuggled goods worth Rs 121.899 million during the month of March of the financial year 2016-17. Collector Dr Saeed Khan Jadoon told Customs Today that during the period the Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) Quetta seized 112 non-duty paid vehicles worth Rs 48.422 million whereas the ASO ... Read More »

Peshawar customs impounds 554 vehicles during nine months

ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Peshawar seized 554 vehicles during nine months of current Financial Year (FY2016-17). During three quarters (July to March), the performance of the MCC-Anti Smuggling Organization has been satisfactory during above said period. The ASO Peshawar impounded 345 offending vehicles worth Rs482.00millions during above said period whereas the ASO Peshawar seized 209 Non-Customs Duty Paid ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement surpasses revenue target, collects Rs8055.56m in three months

FAISALABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate has collected Rs 8055.56 million during three month (January-March) of fiscal year 2017 against the set target of Rs 6714.39 million. Sources told Customs Today that Customs Appraisement Faisalabad collected revenue under the heads of customs duty (CD), sales tax (ST), income tax (IT) and federal excise duty (FED) during the above said period. According ... Read More »

Big quantity of drugs recovered from Torkham customs station area

PESHAWAR: On a tip-off, some checkposts were set up in the jurisdiction of Torkham customs station to prevent the drug trafficking. The order to set up checkposts was given by Superintendent Police Torkham. The sources on Wednesday said the Torkham Customs Police intercepted a private pickup No: D-1710 and recovered six kg heroin of high quality. The drug traffickers and ... Read More »

Faisalabad Appraisement earns 110 percent more than assigned target in March

FAISALABAD: The Customs Appraisement Branch has collected around Rs1030 million, at least 110 percent extra, during the month of March 2017 against the set target of Rs937.83million. According to a official data available with Customs Today, Rs290.21million was generated under the head of Customs Duty (CD) in March against the set target of Rs172.80million. Under the head of Sales Tax ... Read More »