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Import data of banned ‘Cefixime’ being scrutinised on Collector Muhammad Saleem’s orders

KARACHI: The Appraising Intelligence Branch (AIB), while following the directives of Appraisement-West Collector Muhammad Saleem, has once again started to scrutinising the import data of banned antibiotic ‘Cefixime’ from India, which is not importable under the Import Policy Order, 2013. Sources informed Customs Today that the AIB has scrutinised nine goods declaration in which the banned antibiotic was being imported. ... Read More »

KARACHI: AIB blocks NTN of Royal Chemicals over non-payment of evaded tax

KARACHI: The authorities concerned of Appraising Intelligence Branch AIB, while following the directives of Collector MCC Appraisement-West Muhammad Saleem, has blocked the NTN of the importer Royal Chemicals due to non-payment of legitimate duty after several intimations sent by the authorities concerned to the importer. According to details, the Appraising Intelligence Branch (AIB) of Model Customs Collectorate MCC of Appraisement-West ... Read More »

Appraisement-West launches crackdown on tax defaulters involved in violation of SRO1125 (I)/2011

KARACHI: The Appraising Intelligence Branch (AIB) on the orders of Collector MCC Appraisement-West Muhammad Saleem has expedited the pace of crackdown against tax defaulters who are involved in violating the SRO1125 (I)/2011. AIB MCC Appraisement-West while scrutinizing the clearance data of the importers who cleared their consignments under SRO 1125(I)/2011 during last four years has found that five importers are ... Read More »

Appraisement-West makes Contravention Report against ICI Pakistan for misusing SRO1125/2011

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate  Appraisement-West has made Contravention Report (CR) against the importer M/s ICI Pakistan in its alleged involvement of taking undue advantage of SRO1125/2011 in clearance of huge quantity of chemical namely “WANNATE 8019”. The Appraising Intelligence Branch (AIB) on the directions of authorities concerned of MCC Appraisement-West has made the report and forwarded the same to ... Read More »

Customs to prepare penal surcharge against Dewan Cement

KARACHI: The Appraising Intelligence Branch (AIB) of the Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-West is going to prepare “penal surcharge statement” against the importer Dewan Cement Limited (Pakland Cement) in its alleged involvement in tax/duty evasion. The AIB sources informed Customs Today that the department after the verdict of Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) has started to prepare penal surcharge statement ... Read More »

Crackdown on pharma raw-material importers soon

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate Appraisement-West has planned to start a crackdown on importers of pharmaceuticals raw material, for misusing SRO551 in clearance of the material under PCT Headings 2933.5940 and 2933.5990; sources told Customs Today. According to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) sources, the Appraising Intelligence Branch (AIB/R&D) of MCC-Appraisement-West has written a letter to the authorities concerned, ... Read More »

Govt asks civil servants to declare assets

ISLAMABAD: The Establishment Division has issued a circular to employees of all ministries and institutions asking them to declare their assets details. It is obligatory for all civil servants to declare their assets after the start of new fiscal year; however except from FBR, other employees of different ministries and institutions have not yet declared their assets despite passing more ... Read More »

Importers demand adequate seating arrangement in Appraisement-West

KARACHI: The importers and Customs agents have demanded proper seating arrangements in Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Appraisement-West for the hearing of their cases. As per details, importers and customs agents have complained that they have to wait in long queues from morning to evening for the hearing of their cases as there was no proper seating arrangement in hearing halls. ... Read More »

Tug-of-war: FPCCI Office turns a battlefield among VPs

ISLAMABAD: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Office has become battleground as clashes abrupt between companions of vice presidents and other officials on occupying the office room for vice president. A source told Customs Today that the main cause of the clashes was political nature as central leaders of FPCCI used the forum as political tool ... Read More »

Customs examines 725 containers in 3 days at KICT

KARACHI: The Pakistan Customs has examined record 725 containers in just three days from Sunday to Tuesday at Karachi International Containers Terminal (KICT). The KICT Assistant Collector Examination Usman Tariq, while talking to Customs Today lauded the efforts of customs officials on clearing 702 containers in three days at international terminal. He said that the Pakistan Customs has examined 259 ... Read More »

Halal Food Authority to boost exports to Middle East: Dastgir

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan said that the draft for Pakistan Halal Food Authority has prepared by the Ministry of Science and Technology in consultation with Ministry of Commerce and other relevant institutions and will be presented to the Parliament soon. He said that approval of draft will resolve the issue of certification of Pakistani ... Read More »

Appraisement-East registers FIR against Cosmos Enterprises

KARACHI: The Research and Development (R&D) Section of Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) of Appraisement-East has registered an FIR against Cosmos Enterprises in its alleged involvement in tax evasion by clearing two consignments of miscellaneous goods from warehouse without paying the legitimate duty/taxes. The FBR sources informed Customs Today that the R&D Section of MCC Appraisement-East has nominated Abdullah, a clearing ... Read More »

Auditor General Pakistan starts expenditure audit of MCC Lahore

LAHORE: Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) has started annual audit of expenditure of Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Lahore. The AGP officials will conduct audit of expenditures of the MCC Lahore funds including petrol, maintenance of the vehicles expenditure, expenditures of the building, newspaper receipts, gas, electricity and waters bill. The audit officers of AGP office will complete audit report of ... Read More »

Customs Adjudication-I to issue 47 show-cause notices to fabric importers

KARACHI: The Collectorate of Customs Adjudication-I is going to issue 47 show-cause notices (SCNs) to fabric importers who involved in mis-declaration. According to details, the Office of the Collector, Collectorate of Customs Adjudication-I has to issue three show-cause notices to the importers and remaining show-cause notices to be issued by the offices of Additional Collector, Deputy Collector and Assistant Collector ... Read More »

Hyderabad Customs collects Rs 382.51m in July

KARACHI: The Model Customs of Collectorate (MCC) Hyderabad has collected an amount of Rs 382.51million in the month of July-2014 in share of Customs Duty (CD), Sales Tax, Federal Excise Duty (FED) and Withholding tax. According to details, the Hyderabad Collectorate has collected an amount of Rs 64.81 million in share of Customs Duty with the decrease of 56 per ... Read More »

MCC Export skips revenue target in July

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) of Export has failed to collect desirable revenue in July, first month of current fiscal year 2014-15. The FBR sources informed Customs Today that the MCC Exports had also missed revenue targets during the last fiscal year 2013-14 and now after claiming new efforts it missed the first month target of current fiscal year. ... Read More »

Customs to issue show-cause notices to fabric importers

KARACHI: The Collectorate of Customs Adjudication-I and II has been going to issue show-cause notices (SCNs) from the next week to the importers of textile fabric, involved in mis-declaration and tax evasion. The FBR sources informed Customs Today that the Collectorate of Customs Adjudication has prepared show-cause notices which will probably being issued to the parties from Tuesday. It further ... Read More »

FIR against appraiser: Customs I&I not on board with probing committee

KARACHI: The 6-member committee formed to investigate the aspects of First Information Report (FIR) lodged by the Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation against the appraiser Sarfaraz Bangash Zai in MCC Appraisement-West on his alleged involvement in clearing the consignments of oil by using unfair means, has yet to start its working due to absence of basic information of ... Read More »

IOCO issues 50 provisional certificates to importers

KARACHI: The Input-Output Co-efficient Organization (IOCO) has issued around 50 provisional certificates during a month, in which it allows the local importers to import raw material for manufacturing the products of local industries under concessionary regime with relaxation in customs duty related to the SRO 565(I)/2014. A FBR sources informed Customs Today that the list of the importers has yet ... Read More »

Karachi Customs Collectorates collect Rs 49.5 billion revenue in July

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorates (MCCs) of Appraisement-East, West and Port Qasim have collected Rs 49.5 billion revenue in first month of current fiscal year. As per details, the Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) of Appraisement-East has collected total revenue of Rs 13457 million in the first month of FY2014-15 in share of customs duty, sales tax, income tax and federal ... Read More »