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Customs I&I seizes 8000 whisky bottles, beer cans; customs agent, company official arrested

KARACHI: Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs, Karachi has thwarted an attempt of smuggling contraband items including foreign brand whisky and beer in a raid at Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT), East Wharf. A team of Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs, Karachi on a tip-off raided PICT, East Wharf and halted consignments of paper. After thorough examination, 5000 bottles of Black ... Read More »

MCC-Appraisement-West collects Rs20.8b against Rs30.3b in June

KARACHI: Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-West has collected an amount of Rs 20,776 million against the target of Rs 30,357 million, set by the Federal Board of Revenue for the month of June, 2014. The collectorate has fallen short of its target by Rs 9,581 million. MCC Appraisement-West has collected an amount of Rs 10,766 million in share of customs ... Read More »

June’14: MCC-Appraisement-East collects Rs16.1b against target of Rs28b

KARACHI: Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-East has collected an amount of Rs 16,113.5 million against the target of Rs 28,037.7 million, set by the Federal Board of Revenue for the month of June, 2014. The collectorate has fallen short of its target by Rs 11,924.2 million. According to the statistics, MCC Appraisement-East has collected an amount of Rs 5,003.4 million ... Read More »

Customs foils bid to smuggle 7,000 kg dry milk

LAHORE: Anti-Smuggling Wing of Model Customs Collectorate Lahore has seized 300 non- duty paid bags of dry milk at the Sagian interchange. Official sources said that the Anti-smuggling scout of Customs impounded 7,000 kg dry milk worth one million rupees during an attempt by the smugglers to enter Lahore through Sagian Bridge. They said that dry milk was loaded in ... Read More »

Oil, ghee industries seek withdrawal of taxes on local sale, purchase

MULTAN: The oil and ghee industry has showed concerns over tax notices issued on local sale and purchase. Owners of banaspati ghee and oil mills industry have demanded Federal board of revenue to withdraw tax notices issued recently by the Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigations-Customs regarding sale and purchase at country level. Oil Mills and banaspati Association have demanded that the ... Read More »

Anti-smuggling wing confiscates non-duty paid goods

LAHORE: Anti-Smuggling Wing of Model Customs Collectorate Lahore has recovered Rs 4 million from traders who are accused of trying to evade duties/taxes on imports. Official sources said that the Anti-smuggling wing seized miscellaneous goods including plastic granules, 17 generators of various capacities, old auto-parts and others worth Rs 3,163,929 and handbags and shoulder bags for ladies worth Rs 814,864. ... Read More »

MCC Multan generates over Rs36.2b during FY 2013-14

MULTAN: Model Customs Collectorate of Multan has generated revenue to the tune of Rs 36,233 million by the end of fiscal year 2013-14 showing ten per cent increase in tax collection over the previous fiscal year. MCC Multan has collected revenue of 10,705 million in share of customs duty during fiscal year 2013-2014. The collectorate collected sales tax of 24,912 ... Read More »

MCC Port Qasim collects Rs26.5b against Rs36.8b in June’14

KARACHI: Model Customs Collectorate of Port Muhammad Bin Qasim has collected revenue amounting Rs 26,480 million by the end of June, 2014 against its target of Rs 36,759 million set by the Federal Board of Revenue for the last month of the Fiscal Year 2013-14. MCC Port Qasim despite all out efforts in order to meet the revenue target for ... Read More »

MCC Hyderabad makes dozens of seizures in past 3 months

HYDERABAD: In its campaign to check and curb the menace of smuggling of various items, Model Customs Collectorate of Hyderabad has made a total number of 38 seizures of various smuggled items during the last three and half months worth over Rs 100 million. During the period from mid March to June 30, different items including vehicles/motorcycles, cloth, tyres and ... Read More »

Customs confiscates two non-duty paid vehicles

ISLAMABAD: The quick response force of Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs, Rawalpindi has confiscated two non-duty paid cars on tip-offs. FIRs have been registered in both cases. CIF value of both cars amounts to Rs 4.5 million. One of the cars was Toyota Hi-Ace numbered IDT 1513 which was taken into custody at a fuelling station on GT Road near ... Read More »

Tuesday July 01- Monday July 07, 2014

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Collector assures of refunds in first month of FY 2014-15

SIALKOT: Model Customs Collectorate Sialkot Collector Qurban Ali Khan has assured the Sialkot based surgical instruments manufacturers and exporters about the early clearance of their prolonged pending rebate claims cases worth Rs 800 million in the first month of the fiscal year 2014-15. He said that all out efforts would be made to flourish the surgical industry of Sialkot by ... Read More »

Selling, scrapping without permission: Customs registers FIR against airline

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has registered a case against Shaheen Air International while seizing its twelve aircraft. The airline has been barred from selling or scrapping the planes until it owes hundreds of millions of rupees to the national exchequer. The airline was selling and scrapping its twelve aircraft parked idle at Karachi airport for long. In addition to the 12 ... Read More »

Peshawar dry port lacks basic facilities

PESHAWAR: Despite massive burden of importing and exporting goods, Peshawar dry port still lacks basic facilities of shelter for customers, customs agents and labourers who keep waiting for loading and unloading process of containers in raging heat under open sky. It has been witnessed at Peshawar dry port that labourers and customs agents wait in scorching Sun having no shelter to ... Read More »

IOCO to deal with SRO 565(I)/2006 from now onwards

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue has now authorized and conferred Input-Output Co-efficient Organization (IOCO) of Pakistan Customs for the implementation of Statutory Regulatory Order (SRO) 565(I)/2006. FBR has decided to confer powers relating to the SRO 565(I)/2006 to IOCO. Earlier, Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-West was dealing with the said SRO. The SRO 565(I)/2006 deals with the prime obligations linked ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence foils bid to smuggle items worth Rs80m

LAHORE: Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs has confiscated four trucks fully loaded with smuggled goods and articles worth Rs 80 million in Lahore. Official sources said that the Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs, Lahore seized articles including Plastic granules, auto parts, air conditioners, chains of motorcycles and miscellaneous goods from the trucks. They added that the directorate launched an FIR ... Read More »

Customs clearance gets tougher at Islamabad dry port

ISLAMABAD: Assistant Collector of Islamabad Dry Port Yawar Nawaz has made it mandatory for consignments of imported fabrics to go through laboratory testing while strictly directing the staff at the dry port to ensure that the procedures of customs clearance are being properly followed. As per directives, the duties/taxes levied on the import of textile fabrics will be subject to ... Read More »

Fate of fabric importers to be strictly tied to lab reports: Collector Saleem

KARACHI: Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-West Collector Muhammad Saleem has made it clear that the fate of fabric importers, involved in mis-declaration in the consignments of textile fabric would be decided strictly according to laboratory reports. He stated this while talking to Customs Today exclusively. On the occasion, Collector of MCC Appraisement-West confirmed that around 50 consignments were still in ... Read More »

Chief Collector reviews MCC Preventive’s performance

KARACHI: Chief Collector of Enforcement-South Muhammad Nazim Saleem has held a meeting with the officers of Preventive Collectorate to review the measures taken in regard to various anti-smuggling activities and revenue generation. The meeting was attended by the MCC Preventive Collector Syed Muhammad Tariq Huda, Additional Collector-Headquarters-I Shafqat Ali Khan Niazi, Assistant Collector Headquarters-I Muhammad Wasif Malik and others senior ... Read More »

Customs seizes smuggled ball bearings worth Rs12.5m during routine check

ISLAMABAD: In an Anti-smuggling activity, Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs, Rawalpindi has taken into custody smuggled ball bearings worth 12.5 million rupees. The estimated levy of duties/taxes on the same ball bearing was supposed to be at 2.2-2.7 million rupees. As per details officials of the directorate were checking vehicles on the road in their usual manner when a Mazda ... Read More »