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Port Qasim Customs collects Rs 30.3 billion in October

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate, Port Qasim, under the supervision of Collector Mukarram Jah Ansari collected Rs 30.362 billion in the wake of duty and taxes during October of the current fiscal year. The Customs Port Qasim collected Rs 9.462 billion under the head of customs duty, Rs 16.817 billion as sales tax, Rs 3.838 billion as income tax and ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs Appraisement collects Rs 761.4m in October

FAISALABAD: The Customs Collectorate Appraisement collected Rs 761.4 million during October 2016 against the set target of Rs 630.830 million surpassing it by 121 percent. The Customs Appraisement collected revenue under the heads of customs duty, sales tax, income tax and federal excise duty during the said period. According to the statistics available data with Customs Today, it collected Rs ... Read More »

Customs Collectorate surpasses target by collecting Rs 411.57m as customs duty during October

ISLAMABAD: The Customs Collectorate Islamabad exceeded the set target during October 2016-17 by collecting customs duty amounting to Rs 411.57 million. Talking to Customs Today, Collector Dr Arslan Subuctgeen said that Customs exceeded customs duty collection target of Rs 407 million by collecting Rs 411.57 million as compared to Rs 378 million collected during the corresponding period of the last ... Read More »

Torkham Customs recovers 61.2kg charas, 3.2kg opium during routine checking

ISLAMABAD: Officials at the Torkham Customs Station claimed to have recovered at least 61.2 kilogrammes of Afghan origin garda (charas) and 3.2 kilogrammes of  opium during routine checking. Sources told Customs Today that the Torkham Customs Station staff intercepted a truck coming from Afghanistan and recovered the narcotics which were concealed in spare tyres of the vehicle. The customs staff ... Read More »

Multan Customs handles exports worth Rs 4,698 million during September

MULTAN: The Customs Collectorate handled 45 export consignments involving Rs 4,698 million from Multan Dry Port in September. Sources told Customs Today that increase in export volume has been witnessed at the Multan Dry Port and Muzaffargarh export terminal. The major items exported from the Multan Dry Port are cotton yarn, garments, leathers shoes, leather and thread. Cotton yarn is ... Read More »

Sialkot Customs seizes smuggled goods, vehicles worth Rs 25m between September 25 and October 25

SIALKOT: Customs Intelligence and Investigation Gujranwala region has seized various articles and vehicles worth Rs 25 million from September 25 to October 25, 2016. Sources told Customs Today that the department seized goods including imported tyres, grocery, LEDs, compressors and other items from Gujranwala region during different raids under the anti-smuggling campaign which continued from September 25 to October 25, ... Read More »

FBR assigns Rs 1,107m revenue target to Islamabad Customs

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has assigned revenue collection target of Rs 1,107 million to the Customs Collectorate for October 2016-17. Collector Dr Arslan told Customs Today that morale of the staff is high as the Customs Islamabad has already exceeded its first quarter’s revenue target. He said that MCC will use all its resources to achieve the ... Read More »

Quetta Customs foils bids to smuggle huge quantity of Iranian diesel, narcotics

KARACHI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigations Quetta has thwarted nine attempts of smuggling during October. Sources told Customs Today that during the midnight of Tuesday and Wednesday, a Quetta Customs team recovered a huge quantity of smuggled Iranian diesel and narcotics in separate operations. Sources said that Director Customs Intelligence Irfanur Rehman received information that a huge quantity of ... Read More »

Peshawar ASO seizes items worth Rs 58m in 25 days

ISLAMABAD: The Customs Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO), Peshawar, seized different types of smuggled goods worth Rs 58.312 million while foiling various attempts during 25 days of October, 2016 Officials said that the Peshawar Customs, following the instructions of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), was taking stern action against smugglers, adding that it showed satisfactory performance during the said period. ... Read More »

PQA earns Rs 4,321.707m profit in financial year 2015-16: Senate Committee told

  ISLAMABAD: The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) has earned Rs 4,321.707 million profit in the fiscal year 2015-16. Furthermore, due to the enhanced operational capacity, the PQA has also handled 47 LNG vessels during this period. It was disclosed in a briefing to the Senate Standing Committee on Ports and Shipping on income and expenses of the PQA during the ... Read More »

FBR collects Rs 774b during Q1 of Fiscal Year 2016-17

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has collected Rs 774 billion during first three months and 21 days of the fiscal year 2016-17. Sources told Customs Today that there is only three percent increase in receivables and the FBR has now decided to reconsider its revenue collection targets for the rest of the fiscal year. It is necessary to ... Read More »

Customs generates Rs 31m through auction of seized goods and non-duty paid vehicles

ISLAMABAD: The Customs Collectorate of Islamabad has reportedly collected around Rs 31 million in the form of revenue generated through the auction of seized goods and non-duty paid vehicles. Assistant Collector Tahir Khattak told Customs Today that the auction staff of the collectorate held the auction of the impounded vehicles, which included Mercedes cars, Honda Hybrid, Toyota, Honda Civic, Toyota ... Read More »

Rs 94b collection till 17th: FBR ‘to collect’ Rs166b in 13 days

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue collected Rs 94 billion till October 17, which is about 38 per cent less than the collection until the same day in the previous fiscal year. However, the tax authority will have to collect another Rs166 billion in the remaining 13 days. The FBR has already missed the target of first quarter by Rs56 ... Read More »

Faisalabad RTO collects Rs 3,740.9m during September

FAISALABAD: The Regional Tax Office (RTO) of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has collected Rs 3,740.9 million during September against the set target of Rs 3,158 million.  The target is achieved up to 118 percent as compared to the same month of the last fiscal year. Sources told Customs Today that the RTO Faisalabad collected Rs 2,203.615 million under ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence seizes 12,000 litres of petrol, 50 cans of brake oil

KARACHI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has seized 12,000 litre Iranian oil and 50 cans of brake oil while two persons were arrested during a successful raid. Director Irfanur Rehman received information that some elements were planning to smuggle Iranian oil through an oil tanker. On this, he informed the anti-smuggling team and instructed them to use all available ... Read More »

Faisalabad Adjudication recovers Rs 260.420 million till September

FAISALABAD: The Customs Adjudication Faisalabad recovered Rs 260.420 million after concluding different seizure cases till September 30 of the fiscal year 2016-17. Sources told Customs Today that Customs Adjudication decided 212 cases during the period. The Customs Adjudication issued Order-in-Original (ONO) in all cases in favor of the Customs Anti-smuggling Organization Faisalabad, Sargodha, Mianwali, Jhang, Sara-e-Muhajir and Customs Intelligence and ... Read More »

Customs impounds contraband worth Rs 220m

HYDERABAD: Customs (Enforcement) South Chief Collector Muhammad Zahid Khokhar has said the contraband items like gutka, mainpuri, cigarettes and betel nuts worth around Rs 220 million have been seized in raids, carried out in different cities of Sindh. “Due to persist raids and action against smugglers, the crime of smuggling these contraband items has reduced,” observed Khokhar at a press ... Read More »

Customs bags Rs 2840m during Q1

ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate collected Rs 2840 million in wake of duty/taxes against assigned target of Rs 2769 million during first quarter of fiscal year 2016-17. Islamabad Customs Collector Arslan Subuctageen told Customs Today that the officials made best efforts to meet the set target for July-September and not only achieved the target but also surpassed it. Arslan informed ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence impounds 132 vehicles worth Rs 307m in Q1

ISLAMABAD: The Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation taking stern action against non-duty paid vehicles impounded 132 vehicles worth Rs 307.897 million during July to September of running fiscal year 2016-17. During the action, some accused persons were also arrested, while numbers of drivers and owners of impounded vehicles fled from the scene by leaving the vehicles. The Federal ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs seizes 18,000 litre Iranian oil  

KARACHI: The Gwadar Model Customs Collectorate has seized 18,000 litre Iranian oil during a successful raid in the area of Jewani. Collector Saeed Akram received information that some elements were planning to smuggle non-duty paid oil from out of the city. On this, the collector informed the Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) and instructed them to curb the smuggling. The ASO team ... Read More »