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Multan Customs seizes thousands of non-customs paid Q Mobile sets  

ISLAMABAD: The Multan Customs Collectorate has seized thousands of non-customs duty paid mobile sets and issued show-cause notice to importers- Allied Electronics and Digicom. The Collectorate sent the report to the Federal Board of Revenue Headquarters. The Collectorate seized four models of Q Mobile worth Rs 35,560 each after getting information from different sources. These include 5,100 sets of model ... Read More »

FBR chief Bajwa gives Rs 42.265 billion target to Multan Customs

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has assigned Rs 42.265 billion revenue target to Multan Customs Collectorate (MCC) for fiscal year 2014-15 while it collected Rs 36.233 billion last year. FBR Chairman Tariq Bajwa assigned the revenue generation target in a meeting with customs’ collectors during his visit to the region. The customs sales tax revenue target for current ... Read More »

Court issues non-bailable warrants for arms smuggler

KARACHI: The Customs and Taxation Court Special Judge Soofia Latif issued non-bailable warrants for Javed Sami, accused of smuggling arms and ammunition at Jinnah International Airport Karachi last month. Sami was caught with arms and ammunition in his personal baggage and remanded to FIA custody. Sources informed Customs Today that customs has recovered 25 parts of pistol and 97 magazines from ... Read More »

Q-Mobile served show-cause in Rs 772 million tax fraud case

KARACHI: The Collectorate of Customs Adjudication-I has served show-cause notices on Q-Mobile and clearing agent M/s Delta Express Cargo in alleged involvement of tax evasion of Rs 772 million in terms of Sales Tax. According to details, the Collectorate of Customs Multan has forwarded the Contravention/Seizure Report to Collectorate of Customs Adjudication-I, Karachi in which it stated that the authorized ... Read More »

Clarion call by FBR chief

Federal Board of Revenue Chairman Tariq Bajwa has claimed that hundreds of thousands of people are out of tax net in the country and serious efforts are required to persuade them to pay taxes. He says that every individual who pays tax is just like a client for his department and the government officials are supposed to take care of ... Read More »

LCCI polls: Anarkali traders support PIAF-Alliance

LAHORE: The traders of Anarkali and associated markets have announced to support PIAF-Founders Alliance candidates in the LCCI elections being held on September 22-23 in Lahore. The announcement was made by the President of Anjuman-e-Tajran Ashraf Bhatti during the visit of Alliance candidates to Anarkali Market. Alliance leaders, Sheikh Muhammad Asif, Sheikh Muhammad Arshad, Alliance candidates for Associate Class, Nasir ... Read More »

Slow economies affecting major ports, says Shanghai Shipping Institute

SHANGHAI: Ports around the world overall saw weak performance in the second quarter of 2014 due to less trade to and from emerging markets in Asia, according to the Shanghai International Shipping Institute. The report stated that developed economies, particularly the US, have kept a steady recovery, emerging economies in Asia, however, facing headwinds. “Container at large Chinese ports rose ... Read More »

FBR to adopt effective mechanism for tax refunds: Tariq Bajwa

MULTAN: Federal Board of Revenue will adopt effective method of tax refund to overcome the hurdles of taxpayers, said Chairman Tariq Bajwa here on Monday. While addressing the Multan Tax Bar Association, Chairman FBR Tariq Bajwa said that taxpayer is our client and there is close link between bar and bench for the tax affairs. He said that tax bar ... Read More »

Hong Kong Customs warns youth against drug abuse

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong Customs has expressed concerns over increase in use of young people to smuggle illegal drugs over the border into the city. Calvin Chan Ching-yuen, head of customs’ drug investigation group’, said that there was a disturbing increase in the number of arrests of young drug peddlers at border checkpoints in last few months. “Drug peddlers ... Read More »

Customs seizes Q-Mobile handsets for Rs 770m tax evasion

MULTAN: First time in the history of Model Customs Collectorate Multan, Collector Sarfraz Warraich and his team detected the largest tax evasion of Rs 770 million by Q-Mobile company, the biggest seller of handsets imported from China. Multan Customs Anti-Smuggling Organisation (ASO) detained handsets of Q-mobile on July 11, 2014 which were being transported from Karachi to Multan through Business ... Read More »

ANF arrests 3 drug peddlers, including two women

LAHORE: Lahore Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) has arrested three drug smugglers including two women at Niazi Bus Stand, Lahore. According to the details, ANF Lahore has arrested 3 drug peddlers Saeeda, Yasmeen and their male accomplice Rahim Sher, all residents of district Sawabi and recovered 5 kg heroin from their possession. They were arrested in an operation conducted at Niazi ... Read More »

Appraisers Association of MCC Appraisement-West meeting today

KARACHI: The Appraisers’ Association of Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-West has decided to hold a meeting today, regarding the issue pertaining to register FIRs against eight appraisers of Group-I and Group-IV in their alleged involvement in malpractices and using unfair means in clearing the consignments. The sources in MCC-Appraisement-West on condition of anonymity informed Customs Today that the appraisers association ... Read More »

Multan customs registers 129 cases in FY 2013-14

MULTAN: Multan Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) has registered 129 seizure and revenue cases from July 2013 to July 2014. As per details, Customs I&I has registered five cases of vehicle seizure worth Rs 4.2 million, seven cases of miscellaneous goods worth Rs 226.83 million in July. According to a report from Multan Customs, June was the month in which ... Read More »

Missing documents: Customs holds liquor of Aussie High Commissioner

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Dry Port Assistant Collector has refused to clear a container of liquors imported for Australian High Commissioner, held on incomplete documents. As per details, Australian High Commission has imported liquors for its High Commissioner through Islamabad dry port but on examination customs found that documents necessary for duty free import were not complete. The Ambassadors have privileged to ... Read More »

TCS smuggling scandal: Court extends bail of Hamdani, Shakirullah

ISLAMABAD: Customs court has extended anticipatory bail granted to TCS Chief Executive Saqib Hamdani and Smart Zone Company’s owner Shakirullah till August 6th. Both were accused of allegedly involved in smuggling of contrabands undercover of Afghan transit trade. On the other hand, Customs Intelligence Deputy Director Shahid Jan has decided to broadened investigation circle to other workers of The Courier ... Read More »

Multan Customs I&I seizes smuggled cloth

MULTAN: Multan Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) has seized two trucks loaded with imported cloth near Khanewal toll plaza here on the other day. As per details, Haji Sadiq Achakzai was attempting to smuggle two trucks loaded with imported cloths. Additional Director Customs I&I Nisar Ahmad on tip of informer has taken action and with his special team members Sheikh ... Read More »

Multan Customs seizes cigarettes, handsets worth Rs70.5m

Multan: Anti-smuggling wing of Pakistan Customs seized imported handsets and Cigarettes worth Rs 70.5 million during a raid near Multan-Khanewal road. As per details, Anti Smuggling Organization seized 10 cartons of imported cigarettes worth Rs 0.5 million due to non-payment of duty during a raid near Multan-Khanewal road. Moreover, Customs Anti Smuggling Organization also detained approximately 7000 imported handsets in ... Read More »

Multan ASO seizes 181 vehicles

MULTAN: Multan Customs Anti-Smuggling organization seized 181 Motor vehicles during the fiscal year 2013-14. As per details, Anti-Smuggling Organization seized 181 motor vehicles during different raids and monitoring of provincial border. The success of Anti-smuggling Organization (ASO) in seizing this amount of vehicles shows extraordinary performance of ASO’s officials. Therefore, these efforts of Multan Anti-Smuggling Organization were resulting in gradual ... Read More »

Multan Customs seizes vehicles, tyres, liquor worth Rs16.51m

MULTAN: Customs officials in Multan seized goods worth Rs 16.51 million in their anti-smuggling efforts in June 2014. According to sources, the seized items include petroleum products, tyres, cigarettes, motor vehicles and liquor. Vehicles including Land Cruisers, Pajeros and hybrid motors were seized in large number for nonpayment of customs duty. Multan Customs registered more than 200 cases of anti-smuggling ... Read More »