ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday dated in office the hearing of a customs matter involving M/s Aftab Traders and Model Collectorate of Customs.
The IHC bench comprising Justice Athar Minallah heard the matter and dated in office after counsels asked for time, and demanded an adjournment of two weeks. Though the bench only adjourned the matter for a week. Collector Customs had filed the case against M/s Aftab Traders.
Meanwhile the bench also dated in office hearing on cases submitted by M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited. The bench issued notices to parties to ensure their presence before the court and dated in office hearing.
M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited had filed the reference in which the company had challenged a show cause notice issued by the Large Taxpayers Unit, Islamabad.
M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited had contested show cause notices issued by the field offices of Federal Board of Revenue.
According to details, M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited had challenged recovery of issued to it in head of outstanding sales tax by the LTU, Islamabad.
M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited had submitted the department had issued the demand for the tax year 2010 in head of sales tax.
Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), officers of LTU including commissioner Inland Revenue, commissioner Inland Revenue (Appeals) and Appellate Tribunal Inland Revenue (ATIR) were made respondent in the case.