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Plan to change law for the rich Sohail?

KARACHI: Some junior customs officials have allegedly planned to change law for the rich Sohail Shams, CEO of M/s United Marine Agencies (UMA) who is said to be involved in a huge scam of clearing 930 consignments through mis-declarations, causing heavy loss to the national exchequer. Sources have informed Customs Today that some junior customs officials have planned to delete ... Read More »

Budget proposals: Appraisement-East suggests raising minimum rate of customs duty to 2pc from 1pc

KARACHI: The MCC Appraisement-East has suggested that the minimum rate of customs duty should be 2 percent from the existing 1 percent on all PCT headings. It has also suggested increasing the duty on various other items. The Appraisement-East in its proposals for the budget 2015-16 has suggested a number of measures in the customs tariff with a view to ... Read More »

Collector Appraisement-East Manzoor Memon holds meeting with R&D officials

KARACHI: Collector MCC Appraisement-East Manzoor Hussain Memon has held a meeting with the officials of Research and Development (R&D) Section. Deputy Collector (R&D) Rizwan Mehmood, Principal Appraiser Shafiullah, Appraisers Dost Muhammad, Abdul Razzaq and other staffers attended the meeting. During the meeting, the matters pertaining to pending cases in R&D Section and preparation of a new merit list of the cases ... Read More »

Appraisement-East establishes tax evasion of Rs33.94m by paint company

KARACHI: Model Customs Collectorate MCC Appraisement-East has established tax evasion of Rs 33.94 million by one of the leading paint companies and its clearing agent. According to sources, the said paint company imported 34 consignments of “WANNATE 8019” from China and filed Goods Declarations (GDs) under PCT Heading 3909.5000 for clearance. The company declared the value of consignments at US ... Read More »

Appraisement-East to float tenders for AC repairs, uniforms

KARACHI: Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-East will be floating tenders for air conditioners’ repairs and supply of uniforms for sepoys and drivers. Sources said that MCC Appraisement-East has about 20 sepoys and 18 drivers. The tender for repairs and maintenance of air conditioners would also be floated. The Collectorate is equipped with around 40-50 air conditioners installed at various offices ... Read More »

Appraisement-East, Port Qasim initiate Rs20m recovery

KARACHI: The authorities concerned of MCC-Appraisement (East) and MCC-Port Muhammad Bin Qasim have initiated the recovery process into the violation of SRO421(I)/2014 pertaining the import of steel billets, it was learnt here on Monday. The sources informed Customs Today that the authorities concerned of both the Collectorates agreed upon the audit paras sent by the Directorate General of Internal Audit-Customs ... Read More »

Collector Najeeb to approve awards for outstanding officials

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-East has asked the Intelligence Branch officials to prepare an award list of outstanding officials. Customs Today learnt that the Collector-MCC Appraisement (East) Najeebur Rehman Abbasi has asked the officials concerned to prepare the list and seek his approval. Sources said that the customs officials had requested the authorities concerned to release the award ... Read More »

Installation of CCTV cameras at Appraisement-East improves efficiency

KARACHI: The recent installation of CCTV cameras at the Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-East has helped improve the efficiency of staff, a collectorate officer said. “The feeling of being watched has improved the efficiency at the collectorate as the staff has become more attentive to address the problems of the taxpayers,” sources said. Facilitating taxpayers has also been highly welcomed ... Read More »

Customs R&D surpasses October target

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) of Appraisement-East R&D (Research & Development) surpassed the revenue target by Rs 23.302 million in October. The additional revenue came from detection and recovery made by the R&D arm of the Collectorate in 26 cases of GDs (Good Declarations) from various consignments imported by 22 importers. The nature of detections included non-application of Valuation ... Read More »

Appraisement-East awards contracts through open bidding today

  KARACHI: A five-member committee of the Appraisement-East would award contracts for installation of two telephone exchanges and IT hardware on Thursday (today) at 4pm through open bidding process. By 3pm around 10 bids were received by the Collectorate for the installation of two telephone exchanges and IT hardware, including purchase of computers and accessories. Two of these bids pertained ... Read More »

Appraisement-East collects Rs 18.35 billion revenue in October

The Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-East has collected over Rs 18.35 billion revenue during October. The collectorate has achieved 97.57 percent of Rs 18.84 billion target fixed for the month. The collectorate collected Rs 5.08 billion customs duty (CD), Rs 9.97 billion sales tax (ST), Rs 3.22 billion withholding tax (WT) and Rs 74.82 million federal excise duty (FED). The ... Read More »

SHC adjourns Rs 50 million lawsuit against Customs 

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) adjourned the hearing of Rs 50 million lawsuit against the collector, additional collector and deputy collector of the Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-East for alleged evasion of over Rs 430 million in duties and taxes. The suit filed by Royal Packages requested the court to order the defendants to pay Rs 50 million damages ... Read More »

Appraisement-East takes steps to provide fast and efficient service

  KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-East has taken measures to provide efficient, courteous and timely service to importers and customs agents. A surveillance system has been installed which allows Collector Najeeb R Abbasi to monitor the entire collectorate through 16 CCTV cameras. Collector Najeeb can even zoom the cameras to watch a full screen view of a particular ... Read More »

Appraisement-East installs CCTVs to monitor activities at collectorate

  KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) of Appraisement-East has installed a new vigilance system to monitor the activities at collectorate. The new system will allow Collector Najeeb to monitor the workings at his collectorate on the wide screens installed at his office. The vigilance system was installed last week, comprising a total of 16 Close Circuit TV (CCTV) cameras ... Read More »

Maintenance work in progress at Appraisement-East

KARACHI: The renovation and maintenance work at Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) of Appraisement-East continued on Friday and most of the walls on the mezzanine floor of the premises have sparked with fresh coats of paints. The floors were also being scrubbed thoroughly in a bid to revert them to their original shine. The furniture and the seating arrangement have also being ... Read More »

Customs stops salary of Appraiser Zahoor on long absence

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) of Appraisement-East has initiated disciplinary action against MCC Appraiser Zahoor Ahmed Kansi for not showing up on work for a long time and stopped issuance of his salary. Sources told Customs Today that the Zahoor Ahmed Kansi, an appraiser at MCC of Appraisement-East, had remained absent from work for an extended period of time ... Read More »

Appraisement-East collects Rs 178 million additional revenue in Q1

KARACHI: Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-East collected additional revenue of Rs 70.15 million in September through administrative measures pushing cumulative revenue collection under the same head during the first quarter ended September 30 to Rs 178.26 million. A letter dated October 10 sent to Secretary (Customs Budget), FBR, Islamabad, read that the collectorate collected Rs 70.15 million revenue through administrative ... Read More »

Appraisement-East collects Rs 3.18 billion during 9 days of Oct

KARACHI: Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-East collected Rs 3,189 million during the first nine days of October. Though the Appraisement-East managed to achieve just 53 percent of Rs 6.06 billion target during the first nine days it has exceeded the cumulative July, August, September plus nine October days target of Rs 54.86 billion by three percent. Of the Rs 3.18 ... Read More »

Collector Najeeb Abbasi attends Eid get-together

 KARACHI: An Eid get-together party was held at Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-East on Friday. MCC of Appraisement-East Collector Najeeb R Abbasi attended the party along with his core team. According to sources, chief collectors and a number of other collectors were also present. Sources said that the Eid get-together was held during early first half of the day.     Read More »

Educated employees of Customs awaiting due promotion

KARACHI: The educated employees of Class-IV are waiting for their due promotion in Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement (West) and Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement (East) for last many years. Interestingly, several Bachelors and Masters’ degree holders are working as office assistants in the MCC of Appraisement (West) and MCC of Appraisement (East) and despite their high education and work ... Read More »