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LHC directs cinema houses to pay entertainment tax

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) ordered to collect entertainment tax from all cinema houses under the law. Court took up the case on non-collection of entertainment tax from cinema houses for hearing. Petitioner Muhammad Husnain through Usman Khalil Advocate filed a petition in the LHC against excise department. Petitioner took the plea that excise department in order to support ... Read More »

Customs Preventive undertakes transfers & postings of inspectors

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive issued orders for transfer and posting of three customs inspectors with immediate effect and until further orders. According to notification no: C.No. 01-HRD/Estt/82-2016-17/127 which was issued on 8.2.2011 Inspector Khawar Bhatti is transferred from GPO and posted at Technical and Law Branch of Customs Headquarters. Inspector Muhammad Saeed currently posted at Technical & Law Branch ... Read More »

FBR seeks ACRs of superintendents for promotion

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued notification for grant of higher time scale to superintendent customs of (BS-16) for their promotion to next grade (BS-17). According to notification, ACRs of Superintendent, Tanvir Hussain Shah, Essa Khan, Saeed Akhtar Joya, S. Tanveer Raza Naqvi, Muhammad Aslam Khan, Dilawar Hussain, Aslam Shakeel, Zulfiqar Ali, Mohammad Akram, Mahmood Saeed, Hassan Mohammad, Noor ... Read More »

Dr Jehanzeb Khan urges FBR officers to work professionally

LAHORE: Chairman Federal Board of Revenue Dr Jehanzeb Khan urged the FBR officers to work thorough professionally. Addressing the concluding session of three day International Conference on Tax, Chairman Federal Board of Revenue said that FBR officers are professional and hardworking who have been striving hard to generate important tax revenue. He said that the Prime Minister Imran Khan has ... Read More »

SOPs issued to restore taxpayers’ confidence: Hammad Azhar

LAHORE:  Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar Thursday said that the standard operating procedures (SOPs) have already been issued to restore taxpayers’ confidence in the government. Addressing tax officers at a seminar on ‘International Conference on Taxation’, the state minister asserted that no country could collect taxes based on policies, which could spark anxiety within the business community. “The ... Read More »

Customs Preventive undertakes postings & transfers of sepoys, drivers

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Assistant Collector Muhammad Omer Latif issued a notification for posting and transfers of sepoys and drivers with immediate effect and until further orders. According to notification no: 01-HRD/Estt/82/2016-17/118: Havaldar Muhammad Boota posted at headquarters is transferred to Airport (Traffic), Sepoy Tariq Khan transferred from GPO to Airport (Traffic), Sepoy Bashiruddin transferred from Airport (Traffic) to ... Read More »

Collector Preventive Faiz Ahmad transfers ten customs inspectors

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Collector Faiz Ahmad issued orders to transfer ten customs inspectors with effect from 7.2.2019. According to notification no: C.No. 01-HRD/Estt/82/2016-17/117: Inspector Muhammad Sadaqtum Nazir Ali transferred from Airport (Traffic) to AFU/BG, Inspector Malik Shahnawaz Langrial transferred from LFU to Railway Station T-10, Inspector Akbar Hussain is transferred from Railway Station T-10 to Airport (Traffic), Inspector ... Read More »

Will file petition against illegal appointment of Indians at QICT: Imran Bhutta

LAHORE: President of Jinnah Lawyers Association Imran Bhutta has announced to file a petition in the Lahore High Court against ‘illegal’ alleged appointment of Indian citizens at Qasim International Containers Terminal (QICT) Karachi. While talking to Customs Today, senior lawyer Lahore High Court and president (JLA) Imran Bhutta who is also a foreign qualified legal expert, said that Indians are ... Read More »

ADC Azmat Tahira vows to provide full support to business community

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement Additional Collector Azmat Tahira has said that facilitating the business community by all means in clearance of consignment in minimum time and registration of firms on WeBOC is top priority of authorities at the NLC Dry port. She was talking to a group of businessmen led by Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vice President ... Read More »

Japanese investors keen to explore Punjab’s leather market

LAHORE: A Japanese delegation from Japan Gloves Industry Association (JGIA) led by CEO Tomokuni Co Ltd., Seiji Tomokuni visited Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) and showed keen interest in exploring and launching their business in the leather market of the province. During the meeting, the Japanese delegation told that it’s their first visit to Pakistan and they are ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement posts 29pc growth in January

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement collected Rs3028 million under the head of customs duty against Rs2340 million collected during January 2018, thus registering growth of 29 percent in the previous month. The Collectorate collected overall Rs6885 million during the month of January. These views were expressed by Collector Jamil Nasir while presiding over a meeting held at Mughalpura dry port ... Read More »

World Bank team to review Punjab green uplift project

LAHORE: A World Bank mission is coming to Pakistan to review the pace of implementation of the Punjab Green Development Programme — an initiative aimed at strengthening environmental governance and promoting green investments in the province. The project became effective in May last year, but its implementation has been delayed after the general elections. The bank is in close communication ... Read More »

Interior Ministry, NAB should take action against illegal appointment of Indians at QICT: Barrister Ejaz

LAHORE: Barrister Ejaz Ali Bhatti has urged the Ministry of Interior and National Accountability Bureau to take stern action against illegal appointment of Indians at Qasim International Containers Terminal (QICT) Karachi. While talking to Customs Today, senior lawyer Lahore High Court (LHC) Barrister Ejaz Ali Bhatti who is also a foreign qualified legal expert, said that Indians allegedly working unlawfully ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Ittrat Hussain distributes work among staff of class-IV

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Deputy Collector Syed Ittrat Hussain issued office order for distribution of work among staff of class-IV . According to office order no havaldar or sepoy shall work in depature or arrival lounges whose duty is assigned at gates, while no havaldar or sepoy will work on examination counters ay deviation shall entail disciplinary proceedings against ... Read More »

Govt striving to introduce reforms in FBR: Chairman Jehanzeb Khan

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Dr. Jehanzeb Khan has said that FBR reforms are one of the top priorities of the government for trust building. He said this while addressing industrialists and businessmen in Lahore. He said that litigation is nothing else but a waste of time and capital. He said that alternative dispute resolution mechanism is being promoted to ... Read More »

Punjab gets 0.9pc IDC on imports from India through Wagha

  LAHORE: Punjab receives 0.9 percent Infrastructure Development Cess (IDC) on imports from India through Wagha This was stated by the Minister for Finance Hashim Jawan Bakht in Punjab Assembly on question asked by member assembly Naseer Ahmad. All taxes are being collected by the federal board of revenue on imports from India and Punjab on provincial basis is not ... Read More »

Customs Preventive working to facilitate traders, curb smuggling: Collector Faiz Ahmed

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Collector Faiz Ahmad has said that Customs Preventive officers and officials are working to facilitates traders and curb smuggling of goods at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Railway Station, General Post Office and Wagha borders. Pakistan Customs is working hard to curb smuggling to ensure zero smuggling in Pakistan. Talking with Customs Today Collector Faiz Ahmed ... Read More »

Govt will facilitate investors to enhance exports: Asad Umar

LAHORE: Finance Minister Asad Umar assured on Monday that the government would fully facilitate businesses and investors to bolster the country’s exports. Addressing a ceremony at the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) in Lahore, the finance minister said that a simplified procedure of tax returns for individuals and entrepreneurs will be introduced during the ongoing fiscal ... Read More »

Customs Lahore celebrates International Customs Day

LAHORE: Customs Collectorate celebrated International Customs Day with traditional zeal on Saturday. State Minister of Revenue Hammad Azhar was the chief guest on International Customs Day at drug burning ceremony at the Wagha border. As many as 6000 illegally smuggled vine bottles were crushed and banned drugs set on fire in the presence of the Minister for Revenue and the ... Read More »

Punjab will become hub of economic, trade activities’: Mian Aslam Iqbal

LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Industries and Trade Mian Aslam Iqbal has said that Punjab will be made a real hub of social, economic and trade activities, where investment-friendly atmosphere has already been created and all possible facilities are being provided to the investors. While chairing a meeting on industrialisation and investment in the information technology (IT) sector and issues related ... Read More »