MULTAN: The Customs Collectorate has collected revenue worth Rs 10.26 billion in September of fiscal year 2014-15.
The collectorate has collected customs duty of Rs 7 billion in September. The total customs duty collected includes Rs 7 billion, regulatory duty of Rs 0.299 million and warehouse surcharge of Rs 0.703 million. The federal excise duty worth Rs 8.418 million has been collected in September.
A total sales tax on imported goods worth Rs 1.76 billion has been collected. Advance income tax collected by the collectorate is Rs 29.701 million.
The Multan Customs Collectorate has collected Rs 9.6 billion from petroleum sector.
Multan Customs Collector Sarfraz Ahmad Warraich said that they were trying to chase the huge target of almost Rs 42 billion in the fiscal year 2014-15. He was exclusively talking to Customs Today about assigned revenue of his collectorate for the current fiscal year.
He said that his department was making efforts to achieve the allocated target. Warraich said he was doing his best to expedite revenue generation and indications were positive so far. He said his department was on the right track to achieve the target.
He said that his members were working hard to meet the target.
He said that they have so far collected Rs 31.49 billion and hoped to achieve the revenue target.