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Customs Appellate Tribunal waives off penalty of impounded bus case

LAHORE: Customs Appellate Tribunal on Monday upheld the impugned order and waived off penalty in seized vehicle with Iran origin smuggled oil case filed by Abdul Razzaq, a resident of Jackobad against Additional Director, Intelligence and Investigation-FBR, Range office Multan and others. Muhammad Sadiq, member technical bench-II heard the parties and passed the judgment that there is no need to ... Read More »

Customs I&P submits supplementary challan against Czech model involved in heroin smuggling 

LAHORE: Customs Investigation and Prosecution (I&P) team Lahore has submitted the supplementary investigation challan of the case against Czech model Treza Hulsekova who was arrested from Lahore airport while making an attempt to smuggle huge quantity of heroin. Case against the Czech model is underway in a court of additional session judge of Lahore where the customs authorities have submitted ... Read More »

FBR Chairman Jahanzaib assures to resolve issues of tax lawyers

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) chairman Dr Jahanzeb Khan has assured to resolve issues facing the tax lawyers and their clients. He was talking to a delegation comprising office-bearers of Lahore Tax Bar Association. LTBA President Monim Sultan and others were present on the occasion. The chairman sought the help of tax lawyers for achieving targets. Earlier, Chairman Jahanzaib Khan ... Read More »

Customs I&I to hold auction of NDP goods & vehicles on 29th

LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation will conduct the auction of non-duty paid goods and vehicles at State Warehouse on 29 November 2018. According to details, 22 luxury vehicles, electrical generators, wrist watches, mobiles, LEDs, digital telephone sets, artificial jewellery and drawing items will be auctioned. As per details, 22 seized vehicles include Mercedes Benz Car S320, Mercedes Benz Car ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal accepts four appeals filed by potatoes importers

LAHORE: Customs Appellate Tribunal accepted four appeals filed by different importers against customs department and quashed the order-in-original passed by the adjudication authority. These appeals were filed by Haji Amin, M/s Muhammad Umer & Company, M/s Hamza Hameed & Company and M/s M Ahmed Impex against Collector of Customs Adjudication Lahore and deputy collector Land Freight Unit (LFU) Wagha Lahore. ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal orders to release gold bars to legal owner

LAHORE: Customs Appellate Tribunal on Friday passed the judgment in nine gold bar case and ordered the customs department to hand over the gold bars to respondent Faisal Ejaz, a resident of Pindi Bhattian, Hafizabad. The appeal was filed by Deputy Collector of Customs (Traffic), Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore against Collector of Customs (Appeals) and Faisal Ejaz, a resident ... Read More »

Customs foils bid to smuggle 10,500 mobile phones worth Rs135m

LAHORE: Customs Preventive team deputed at Allama Iqbal International Airport foiled an attempt to smuggle a huge quantity of mobile phones and some other items including computer tablets and mobile accessories. Sources told Customs Today, air freight unit of Pakistan customs at Allama Iqbal International airport foiled an attempt to smuggle a huge quantity of cell phones that were booked on fake ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal orders to release vehicle to lawful owner

LAHORE: Customs Appellate Tribunal on Friday directed the customs department to release impounded Mazda truck to its lawful owner unconditionally and ordered to refund redemption fine if received by the owner or driver of the truck. The appeal was filed by the Deputy Collector Customs ASO against Muhammad Nasar, a resident of Peshawar and Collector of Customs (Appeals) Lahore. Member ... Read More »

Czech model heroin case adjourned till 27th

LAHORE: The hearing of a heroin smuggling case against Czech model Tereza Hluskova was adjourned till November 27 as Additional Sessions Judge Ali Raza was on leave yesterday. The Czech model who was arrested at Lahore airport while trying to smuggle 9 kilograms of heroin was present in the court. Additional Sessions Judge Ali Raza adjourned the hearing Friday for ... Read More »

FBR Chairman Jahanzaib visits RTO to review revenue collection measures

LAHORE: Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Jahanzaib Khan visited Regional Tax Offices of the provincial metropolitan on Friday to review revenue collection measures. During his visit, he directed to use all available resources to recover outstanding and evaded tax amount from tax evaders. Chief Commissioner Large Taxpayers Unit Asim Majeed Khan, Chief Commissioner Regional Tax Office-II Sadia Sadaf Gillani, ... Read More »

Govt facilitating, not harassing, taxpayers: FBR

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) said the government has facilitated the taxpayers by providing them a one-time option for closing the audit proceedings due to the late filing of returns through the Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Act 2018. In an official statement, FBR has strongly denied news reports in a section of the print media accusing the taxation authorities of ... Read More »

Customs Court directs I&P to complete probe against accused involved in gold smuggling

LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling directed the customs investigation and prosecution team to complete investigations against the accused Mohammad Azeem who is involved in smuggling of 8.5 kilograms of gold. On 20.11.2018, the customs court sent Muhammad Azeem to jail and directed the Customs team to complete investigations and submit final challan during the next hearing. ... Read More »

FBR Member WHT Mehmood Aslam urges officers to ensure vigilance on withholding agents

LAHORE: Collection of advance income tax, through withholding/collection at source, is the major contributing factor towards the achievement of revenue targets and FBR is aware of the optimum efficiency of the field monitors as well as the entities made agent of FBR, by the law. As per details, Mehmood Aslam, Member Withholding, FBR, visited field offices on 19.11.2018, and held ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement issues final notice to M/s Amman Trading Company

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement Mughalpura Dry Port has issued final recovery notice to M/s Amman Trading Company due to short payment of Rs4.7 million under Sub Section 1, 2 and 3 of Section 202 of the Pakistan Customs Act 1969. According to the details M/s Amman Trading Company imported consignment bearing no: VAIU 9119585 which was cleared by declaring ... Read More »

Ten Customs Preventive inspectors transferred

LAHORE: Deputy Collector Customs Collectorate of Preventive Headquarters Muhammad Moazzam Raza transferred ten customs inspectors to different locations. According to a notification, Inspector Shahid Farooq is transferred from GPO, to AFU. Inspector Syed Shahid Abbas Shah transferred from GPO to AFU, Inspector Din Muhammad Tahir who is currently performing his duties at Land Freight Unit Wagha is transferred to AFU, ... Read More »

Court summons customs prosecutor today in heroin smuggling case

LAHORE: The Sessions Court has summoned the prosecutor of Pakistan customs Major (retired) Aftab Ahmad on Saturday (today). The court heard  a heroin smuggling case against a Czech model who was arrested at Lahore airport while trying to smuggle 9 kilograms of heroin. Additional Sessions Judge Ali Raza directed the Customs officials to turn up on the next date of hearing ... Read More »

Customs foils bid to smuggle foreign currency at AIIA

LAHORE: Customs team deputed at Allama Iqbal International Airport foiled a bid to smuggle US$70,000 to Tehran. According to details, a team of customs and FIA intercepted a passenger Gulfam Haider who was travelling from Lahore to Iran and recovered $70,000 from his possession which were tactfully hidden in his bag. Customs team has started investigation into the matter and ... Read More »

ST evasion: FBR I&I seizes record of M/s Madni Paper Mills record

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Intelligence and Investigation Inland Revenue (I&I) IR has raided premises of M/s Madni Paper Mills located near Sheikhupura Road on Friday and seized records and computers of the company. Sources of Inland Revenue told Customs Today that M/s Madni Paper Mills is involved in sales tax evasion of Rs 300 million. Sources told that ... Read More »

FBR deduct s Rs66m tax from LDA bank account

LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has deducted the Rs66m tax from the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) from its bank accounts. According to a LDA official, the FBR recovered tax of Rs66m it had assessed on the basis of LDA’s annual turnover for the fiscal year 2016-17. The FBR had served a notice to the authority last month with ... Read More »

DGTR Deputy Collector Mudasser Ahmed Trimzi passes away

LAHORE: Mudasser Ahmed Trimzi, Deputy Collector of Customs, has passed away after a prolonged illness at the age of 40. The deceased was last posted as Deputy Collector at Directorate General of Training & Research, Lahore. His funeral prayers will be offered today (Thursday) after Asr prayers at House No. 05, Al-Hamad Colony Abbas Street, Allama Iqbal Town, Lahore. Customs ... Read More »