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Multan Customs & police join hands for mutual cooperation to curb smuggling

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization and police joined hands for mutual cooperation in order to curb smuggling from the region. Multan Customs Collector Ambreen Ahmad Tarar held a special meeting with the City Police Officer (CPO) Imran Mehmood in Customs office. The meeting between Multan Customs and City Police was conducted in an encouraging atmosphere and discussed the crucial ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs Appraisement collects Rs 645.535m

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement collected Rs 645.535 million in wake of duty taxes during the month of March 2019. According to the data released by the Collectorate under the supervision of Collector Mirza Mubashir Baig the Customs Appraisement collected Rs 283.397 million under the head of customs duty during the said period. It collected Rs345.215 million as sales tax ... Read More »

Faisalabad Adjudication settles cases worth Rs3426.756m

FAISALABAD: Customs Adjudication recovered Rs3426.756 million after deciding different seizure cases during the eight months of Fiscal Year 2019. Sources told Customs Today that the adjudication department settled 243 smuggling cases during eight months. The Customs Adjudication issued ONO in favor of the Anti-Smuggling Organizations Sargodha Mianwali, Jhang Sara-e-Muhajir and Customs Intelligence and Investigation Regional Tax Office Faisalabad. The cases ... Read More »

Multan Customs invites tender for purchase of stationery

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs invited tenders from specialized supplier/firms for purchase of office stationery, different hardware, machinery and office furniture. Multan Customs will have to purchase different office items of worth almost Rs1.65 million for official requirements. Collector Ambreen Ahmad Tarar has formed five member purchase committee including Deputy Collector Saqib-ur-Rehman, Assistant Collector (Headquarter) Omer Bin Zafar Chatha, Assistant Collector ... Read More »

Observing tax day will help create awareness among people: Additional Commissioner Raees Humayun

MULTAN: The Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) observed Tax Day to create awareness in the public and business community about the significance of paying taxes regularly. According to details, Punjab Revenue Authority has marked April 10 as a “tax day” to create public awareness about being tax compliant and about importance of revenue generation in helping the government to ensure provision ... Read More »

FBR promotes 12 UDCs as supervisors & head clerk on recommendation of DPC

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office (RTO) has promoted 12 Upper Division Clerks (BPS-11) to the post supervisors and head clerk. According to details, Deputy Commissioner Regional Tax Office (RTO) Abid Hussain Gulshan has issued notification for the promotion of non-gazetted Upper Division Clerks (LDCs) on the recommendation of Departmental Promotion Committee. Upper Division Clerk Ghulam ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs Appraisement collects Rs7656.384m in eight months

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement collected Rs7656.384 million against assigned target of Rs11579.27 million during the first eight months of the current fiscal year. Sources told Customs Today that the Collectorate collected Rs3073.338 million under the head of customs duty against the set target of Rs3386 million and achieved its target by 90.8 percent only. Under the head of sales ... Read More »

Faisalabad Adjudication decides 16 seizure cases worth Rs 42.184m

FAISALABAD: Customs Adjudication Additional Collector Asma Hameed decided 12 seizure cases forwarded by Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) and Customs Intelligence and Investigation in their various anti-smuggling activities. These cases were related to evasion of customs duty to the tune of Rs7.015 million during March. These seizure cases included foreign origin cloth vehicles tyres auto parts and miscellaneous goods. Whereas additional Collector ... Read More »

Allowing clearance of stuck-up consignments will enhance confidence of traders: ADC Zubair Shah

KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement West Additional Collector Zubair Shah said that extension in period to clear stuck-up goods in warehouses through SRO 434(1) is a good step as this SRO will allow traders to clear there consignments without paying any surcharge. Amnesty scheme announced by federal government for importers will boost confidence of business community Talking with Customs Today, ... Read More »

Multan Customs seizes contraband goods worth Rs20m from Cantonment area

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs seized the huge quantity of contraband items worth Rs20 million during raid in a shop and private warehouse located in the Cantonment area. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Ambreen Ahmad Tarar received credible information that bulk quantity of contraband smuggled goods were hidden in private warehouse located in the Cantonment region near Dhobi Mohallah. The ... Read More »

FBR directs RTO to adopt necessary legal procedure before attachment of bank accounts

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) directed all Regional Tax Offices (RTOs) to adopt necessary legal procedure before the attachment of bank accounts of defaulters. According to details, chief commissioner observed that few tax officers ignored the laid procedure before the attachments of bank accounts of defaulters, and business community of Multan has expressed severe concern over the attachment ... Read More »

Peshawar Collector Asif Saeed visits Khurram & Kohat Customs to review clearance procedure

PESHAWAR: A delegation of Customs Collectorate led by Collector Asif Saeed Khan Lughmani and Collector Appraisement Ihsan Ali Shah visited Customs Station Khurram and Kohat to review the procedure of Customs activities. Both the Collectors Asif Saeed Khan Lughmani and Ihsan Ali Shah planted trees at both Customs stations. The delegation thoroughly checked the installations at both Customs Station and said ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs constitutes special team for audit

FAISALABAD: Customs Collectorate Deputy Collector Aneeqa Afzal has constituted a special team in order to streamline the audit of DTRE scheme manufacturing bonds licensed under SRO 450(I)/2001 and export oriented unit (EOUs) licensed under SRO 326/327(I)2008 and other audit assignments given by the Collector Mirza Mubashir Baig. Sources told Customs Today that team constituted under the supervision of Additional Collector ... Read More »

Issues being faced by importers relating to Afghan trade will be solved: Collector Ihsan Ali Shah

PESHAWAR: Customs Collectorate of Appraisement Collector Syed Ihsan Ali Shah assured importers to address their reservations over valuation of imports from Afghanistan. Collector Appraisment Syed Ihsan Ali Shah said that issues faced by importers relating Afghanistan will be solved and no query will be left unsolved. Collector Appraisement Syed Ihsan Ali Shah presided over meeting with local valuation committee to ... Read More »

Quetta Customs recovers huge quantity of smuggled Iranian diesel

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs team with effective coordination of Customs Hyderabad recovered 75,000 liters non-duty paid Iranian High Speed Diesel (HSD) from different petrol pumps established illegally. Sources told Customs Today that Chief Collector Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary received credible information about some petrol pumps operating illegally and supplying smuggled diesel. He passed on the above said information to Collector Preventive ... Read More »

Multan Customs posts 3pc growth in revenue collection during 3Q of FY-2019

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs has generated Rs9017.141 million during third quarter (January to March) of the ongoing fiscal year 2018-19. The Collectorate collected customs duty of Rs4098.356 million against the target of Rs3954 million during the three months of the third quarter of fiscal year 2018-19. The Collectorate posted 3 percent growth in the revenue collection of customs duty by ... Read More »

NAB seeks tax details against GPO tax payment on purchase of motor vehicle

MULTAN: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Multan region sought tax details from RTO Multan against GPO Multan Circle for the payment of taxes on newly purchased vehicles from July 2016 to April 2019. According to details, NAB has written an application to chief commissioner Asif Raza Bodhla and asked him to provide complete tax details of GPO Multan Circle about ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I seizes huge quantity NDP betel nuts

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has seized huge quantity of betel nuts worth Rs 6.5 million. Deputy Director Muhammad Khayal while talking with Customs Today said following the information shared by Director Syed Asad Raza Rizvi that an attempt to smuggle banned betel nuts will be made via Jhang Road Faisalabad. Khayal said that anti-smuggling squad established a ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs impounds goods, vehicles worth Rs230.4m in March

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs, Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized goods and vehicles worth Rs230.4 million in March 2019. As per the statistics received from the anti-smuggling division, 46 vehicles worth Rs40.8 million and 17 vehicles worth Rs30.8 million were seized along with 5407 yards cloth of high quality. The organization also seized poppy seeds 802 kilograms and currency of 9923 Euros with ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I seizes silk cloth worth Rs5m

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation team seized smuggled foreign origin art silk cloth 180 kilograms worth Rs5 million from a Bedford truck near Gatwala Toll Plaza. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Director Khial Muhammad on a tip off constituted a special team under the supervision of Superintendent Muhammad Tahir Iqbal to foil the smuggling bid and deployed ... Read More »