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86765 taxpayers file income tax returns in RTO Multan

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office (RTO) Multan observed handsome jump in the filing of tax returns from taxpayers. According to details, number of taxpayers has crossed almost 86000 throughout the ninth month of 2018-19. The Regional Tax Office Multan has taken special initiatives to attract taxpayers through awareness campaign in the jurisdiction where tax authorities ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs impounds non-duty paid Toyota Corolla car

FAISALABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation has confiscated a Toyota Corolla car bearing registration no: ADE-140 Sindh model 1994 from CIA staff Sargodha Road. The market value of the car is around Rs 13 million. Sources told Customs Today that Superintendent Muhammad Tahir Iqbal requested the anti-car lifting cell of CIA, Faisalabad under Section 550 Cr. PC to hand over ... Read More »

Quetta Customs foils bid to smuggle 36,000kg betel nuts worth Rs 11m

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Collector Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad appreciated Assistant Collector Akmal Durani for showing outstanding performance against smugglers who tried to smuggle Indian origin betel nuts in passenger buses. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Iftikhar Ahmad received information that under cover of passenger buses huge quantity of foreign origin betel nuts will be smuggled through Kolpur Customs ... Read More »

Multan I&I seizes smuggled black tea worth Rs10m near Dera Ghazi Khan

MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has seized huge quantity of smuggled foreign black tea worth Rs10 million from Dera Ghazi Khan. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Collector Khial Muhammad Khan received information from its credible source that huge quantity of non-customs paid black tea will be smuggled through jurisdiction. Deputy Director Khial alerted its staff and formed ... Read More »

Fire erupts in warehouse of Multan Dry Port Sher Shah

MULTAN: A huge fire broke out in the warehouse of Multan Dry Port here at Sher Shah on Saturday night. Sources told Customs Today that all of sudden fires blow up in the shed no.4 of the warehouse of Multan Dry Port Trust. Said shed of the MDPT was placed with different goods and chemicals. Multan Dry Port Trust staff ... Read More »

Sialkot Excise seals 120 luxury bungalows due to tax default

SIALKOT: Excise and Taxation department has announced to seal 120 luxury bungalows due to prolonged non-payment of their luxury taxes here. The officials added that the E&T Department had issued the recovery notices to the owners of these luxury bungalows for the payments of their luxury taxes, but they were still reluctant to pay luxury taxes by using their complete ... Read More »

Quetta Customs impounds huge quantity of narcotics at Yaro Check Post

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs team has thwarted an attempt to smuggle narcotics and seized 89 kilograms of charas/hashish worth millions of rupees at Yaro Check Post. The driver of the vehicle managed to escape. According to the details, Collector Preventive Iftikhar Ahmad received credible information that few drug smugglers were using vehicles for smuggling of narcotics. He passed directions to ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I impounds non duty paid Toyota Passo car

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) team impounded a used Toyota Passo car during a special road checking. Sources told Customs Today that Director Syed Asad Rizvi after receiving information regarding non duty paid vehicles constituted a party comprising Superintendent, Muhammad Tahir Iqbal, Intelligence Officer Muhammad Irshad, Saeed Hayat, Muhammad Sikander and Haider Ali conducted operation. The intelligence ... Read More »

Govt committed to develop Balochistan: PM Imran

QUETTA: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday reiterated his resolve for development of Balochistan and said its prime responsibility of the state to provide protection, health, education and other basic facilities to its citizens. “We are trying to establish more centres for training in Balochistan.” This he stated while addressing a ceremony in Quetta, after performing groundbreaking of Balochistan Medical ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I impounds non customs paid Mercedes Benz

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Investigation and Intelligence has seized Mercedes Benz worth over Rs 27 million from Satiyana Road, sources told Customs Today. The sources said that the Customs team confiscated Mercedes Benz from Muhammad Yasir, a driver of an influential person. The vehicle seized on the directives of Deputy Director Khial Muhammad by the team led by Superintendent Muhammad ... Read More »

Rashakai SEZ to get $128m initial investment

PESHAWAR: Around $130 million worth of investment would be made in the Rashakai Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in the first phase, disclosed Special Assistant to K-P Chief Minister on Industry, Commerce and Labour Abdul Karim Khan. Talking to media, he said 9 percent of the investment in the SEZ would be made by the K-P government while the remaining 91 ... Read More »

FBR recovers Rs1.765m from MDA after attaching bank accounts

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office (RTO) has attached the bank accounts of Multan Development Authority (MDA) and recovered Rs1.765 million on account of outstanding taxes. According to details, RTO accelerated their tax drive against defaulters to meet the assigned revenue collection task of March in the ongoing fiscal year 2018-19. The Federal Board of Revenue ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I foils attempt to smuggle methanol

FAISALABAD: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantity of foreign origin methanol worth Rs4 million. According to sources of Customs Today, reliable information was received that huge consignment of smuggled Methanol 350 drums made in Iran will be transported through Jhang route. Deputy Director Khial Muhammad Khan formed special team including Superintendent Muhammad Tahir, ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO impounds non duty paid Honda Airwave car

FAISALABAD: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) impounded a non-duty paid foreign origin used Honda Airwave car worth Rs 14 million. Sources told Customs Today that in pursuance of information, the ASO team intercepted a used Honda Airwave car bearing registration number LEB-12-1643 in white color near Kohinoor city. The ASO team asked the owner namely Main Ishfaq Ahmed to produce ... Read More »

Multan I&I seizes huge quantity of tin plates worth Rs15m

MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I)  seized huge quantity of foreign origin tin plates worth Rs15 million during their action. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Director Khial Muhammad Khan received credible information from its source that huge quantity of foreign origin goods will be smuggled through jurisdiction. The deputy director alerted his field intelligence staff by forming ... Read More »

Additional Collector Asma Hameed summons owner of NDP vehicle on April 1

FAISALABAD: The Customs Adjudication Additional Collector Asma Hameed issued a show cause notice to owner of non-duty paid Toyota Rush jeep. As per the details Anti Smuggling Organization impounded a non duty paid used Toyota Rush jeep model 2006 bearing registration number BF-5887. The ASO team asked the owner of the vehicle who was Muhammad Wajid son of Ghulam Muhammad ... Read More »

FBR seeks performance report of ACs & DCs till April 7

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue has directed chief commissioner Regional Tax Office (Inland Revenue) to present performance report of assistant commissioners and deputy commissioners including Multan Office for evaluation. The Federal Board of Revenue has introduced monthly performance evaluation system for officers of inland revenue to evaluate performance of different units every month. The Federal Board of Revenue has ... Read More »

Jhang ASO seizes non duty paid ceramic tiles

JHANG: The Anti Smuggling Organization Jhang seized ceramic tiles worth Rs 33 million and also impounded Bedford truck worth Rs 4 million being used for smuggling. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Mirza Mubashir Baig on tip off directed the ASO team to conduct operation near Garh Mor district Jhang. During the search operation customs officials intercepted Hino truck bearing ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seizes non duty paid Toyota Rush jeep

FAISALABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) impounded a non- duty paid used Toyota Rush jeep model 2006 bearing registration number: BF-5887. The market value of the seized vehicle is Rs 1.7 million. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Collector Aneeqa Afzal received information that some people are using non-duty paid vehicles which are brought into the country through an unauthorized route ... Read More »

Multan RTO organizes awareness campaign for online registration of NTN

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office (RTO) has organized an awareness campaign in the Children Hospital Chowk Fowara on Monday for online filing of income tax returns and registration for NTN in the jurisdiction. Sources told Customs Today that the Regional Tax Office has constituted four member teams for organizing different awareness seminars in the city. ... Read More »