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PRA shows outstanding performance by collecting Rs 5.5 billion in July

LAHORE: The Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) collected a record amount of Rs 5.5 billion under the heads of different taxes during last month of the current fiscal year. Sources told Customs Today that during the month of July, the Punjab Revenue Authority collected Rs 5.5 billion taxes. Sources said that during the last fiscal year, the authority collected a total ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs seizes huge quantity of narcotics, foreign currency

KARACHI: The Customs Gwadar authorities recovered a huge quantity of foreign currency during a crackdown in Dadigor area. Sources told Customs Today that customs Gwadar authorities also arrested six suspects and registered a case of smuggling against them. Sources said that Collector Gwadar Saeed Akram received information that smugglers are planning to smuggle a huge quantity of foreign currency. He ... Read More »

SRB collects record Rs 6.842b in July

KARACHI: Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) collected record Rs 6.842 billion sales tax during the month of July 2016, which is the highest-ever amount collected by the board in single month since 2011. With this collection during July 2016, the SRB also surpassed the monthly target of Rs 6.5 billion, a statement said. The SRB had collected an amount of Rs ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs seizes drugs, 18,000 litres of diesel

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate, Gwadar, seized drugs and Iranian diesel worth of millions of rupees besides arresting four suspects during two different raids. Gwadar Customs Collector Saeed Akram received information regarding drugs smuggling on which he formed teams directing them to bust the smuggling attempts. Under the supervision of deputy collector, the teams established check post at exit points ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence seizes non-duty paid vehicles, goods worth Rs 5.60b in 2015-16: Khuldunul Haq

ISLAMABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (Headquarters) Deputy Director Khuldunul Haq has said that under the supervision of Director General Imtiaz Ahmad Khan the directorate showed outstanding performance during financial year 2015-16 by seizing smuggled goods and non-duty paid vehicles worth Rs 5.60 billion. During an exclusive interview with Customs Today, Deputy Director Khuldun Haq said that the seized ... Read More »

3,732 mobiles, 25.68kg heroin seized at BB airport since Jan

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Model Customs Collectorate has started an intensive anti-smuggling campaign at Benazir Bhutto International Airport under the leadership Collector Dr Arslan Subuctageen. The Collectorate has foiled seven bids of smuggling mobiles since January 2016 and recovered about 3,732 mobiles worth Rs 27.28 million. The officials of the same Collectorate have also thwarted four attempts of smuggling foreign currency ... Read More »

Customs seize oil-smuggling tanker

BANGKOK: Customs officials have seized an oil tanker used to try and smuggle 120,000 litres of crude oil into the country. The oil tanker was spotted about one nautical mile off Samut Sakhon’s Mahachai district on Saturday. Officials inspected the oil tanker and found four men, including its captain, on board. All of them have confessed that they were paid ... Read More »

RTO-II collects record Rs 82,682m in 2015-16: Chief Commissioner Adnan Zaheer

LAHORE: The Regional Tax Office-II (RTO-II) collected Rs 57,191 million in fiscal year 2013-14, Rs 65,648 million in fiscal year 2014-15 and a record Rs 82,682 million during fiscal year 2015-16, RTO-II Chief Commissioner Khawaja Adnan Zaheer has told Customs Today in an exclusive interview. Answering a question, the chief commissioner said that the RTO-II Lahore was made operational in 2011. ... Read More »

Hyderabad ASO seizes Iranian diesel, narcotics during different operations

KARACHI: The Customs Collectorate Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized 38,000 liters of smuggled Iranian diesel and narcotics. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Hyderabad Agha Shahid Mehmood received secret information that a huge quantity of Iranian diesel was being transported outside Quetta city. He summoned Additional Collector Umer Shafiq and directed him to take all possible steps to foil the attempt. ... Read More »

Customs impounds vehicles worth Rs 201m in FY2015-16

ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate impounded 28 non-duty paid vehicles and 156 other vehicles being used for transportation of smuggled goods worth Rs 201.463 million during the financial year 2015-16. Islamabad Customs Preventive Deputy Collector Shahid Jan said that anti-smuggling activity helped the collectorate impound non-duty paid vehicles and saved national exchequer from loss of millions of rupees. He said ... Read More »

Collector Sadiq’s Appraisement collects Rs 9,728m duty, taxes in June  

LAHORE: Customs Appraisement Lahore has collected Rs 9,728 million duty and taxes during the month of June 2016. As per details, the collectorate of Appraisment collected Rs 3,923 million of customs duty during the month under review against Rs 4,050 million target while the collectorate collected Rs 1,050 million under the head of sales tax against the target of Rs ... Read More »

Appraisement-West bags Rs 285.4b in financial year 2015-16

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate Appraisement-West has collected at least Rs 285.486 billion in wake of duty/taxes during outgoing fiscal year 2015-16. Sources told Customs Today that the Appraisement-West collected Rs 112,761 million under the head of customs duty; Rs 123,491 million as sales tax; Rs 47,214 million as income tax and Rs 2,021 million under the head of federal ... Read More »

Appraisement-East collects Rs 302.7b in FY2015-16

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate Appraisement-East collected at least Rs 302.787 billion under various the heads during fiscal year 2015-16. Sources said that the Appraisement-East collected Rs 302, 787 million since July 1 to June 30, 2016 that included Rs 99,904 million under the head of customs duty; Rs 152,082 million as sales tax; Rs 49,408 million as income tax ... Read More »

Multan Customs collects Rs 7,075.8 million revenue during June ‏ 2016

  MULTAN: The customs collectorate Multan has collected Rs 7,075.8 million throughout the month of June 2016. The customs collectorate was assigned Rs 5,611.220 million tax collection target for the month of June. The Multan customs  collected Rs 1,313.430 million against the revenue collection target of Rs 1,871.57 million during the month of June. The collectorate of the Multan Customs ... Read More »

Customs Hazara station collects Rs 1,493.28m revenue in financial year 2015-16

ISLAMABAD: Customs collectorate Peshawar’s Hazara customs station collected month wise revenue collection in the shape of customs duty, sales tax and federal excise duty, including additional taxes from July to June 2015-16 amounting to Rs 1,493.28 million. According to details, the Hazara customs station collected Rs 505.71 million as customs duty, Rs 40.09 million as sales tax, Rs 53.57 million ... Read More »

Faisalabad collectorate achieves revenue collection target for financial year 2015-16

ISLAMABAD: The Collectorate of Customs Faisalabad successfully collected Rs 9,373 million and achieved revenue collection target assigned by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). The collection is 20 percent more as compared to the figures of the previous year. According to details, the collectorate was assigned the revenue collection target of Rs 7,694 by the FBR for fiscal year 2015-16. ... Read More »

Hundreds of chemical shipments being scrutinized on Collector Ashad Jawwad’s directives

KARACHI: The Research and Development Department of the Customs Collectorate Appraisement-East has held 100 consignments of chemicals on the charge of using wrong tariffs. According to the details, Collector Customs Collectorate Appraisement-East Ashad Jawwad has asked the Research and Development Department to start scrutinizing the consignments of the chemicals. Acting on the detectives, the officers of the Research and Development ... Read More »

Punjab Revenue Authority collects Rs 6 billion in June

LAHORE: The Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) has collected a record amount of taxes in the last month of the previous fiscal year by collecting Rs 6 billion in June. Sources told Customs Today that in one month of June, the Punjab Revenue Authority collected Rs 6 billion taxes. Sources said that in the last fiscal year of 2015-16, the Punjab ... Read More »

Peshawar Dry Port generates Rs 2,842m until June 25

ISLAMABAD: The Model Custom Collectorate, Peshawar’s Dry Port collected Rs 2842.59 million in the wake of duty/taxes until June 25 of current fiscal year 2015-16. The dry port generated Rs 1157.24 million as customs duty, Rs 119.04 million as federal excise duty (FED) and Rs 15.39 million under the head of sales tax during the said period. Peshawar Customs Collector ... Read More »

Appraisement Collector Sadiq collects Rs 2,057m station-wise customs duty in May

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement has collected Rs 2,057 million station wise customs duty from Mughalpura Dry Port, Carriage and Freight Station, Machikay Dry Port and Prem Nagar Dry Port during the month of May 2016. As per details, the collctorate of Customs was able to collect Rs 652 million customs duty from Mughalpura Dry Port during the month. The ... Read More »