KARACHI: Customs Adjudication-II served final notice to three defaulter companies including M/s Maryam Knitwear, M/s Sultan Jali Works and M/s Wadood Associates, Karachi.
Sources told Customs Today that M/s Maryam Knitwear was allegedly involved in tax evasion. The company imported color matching machines, parts of folding machines, digital door lock and so many other items , on December 22, 2017. The consignment was cleared by the Head Examiner Murtaza A. Khan, and used the wrong PCT heading.
After careful investigation, the Customs Adjudication-II issued a final notice to the company on 29th May, 2018. According to the notice, defaulter company was fined Rs 5.48 million which were payable within 14 days.
Source said another company M/s Sultan Jali Works was cleared for a consignment of iron scrape and used grills on Dec 12, 2018 and evaded a tax amount of Rs 3.64 million.
After the investigation, the Customs Adjudication-II served a show-cause notice to the company on April 26, 2018 but defaulter company wrote a letter to concern adjudication and took time. The Collector Customs Adjudication-II issued a final notice to the company on 14th June 2018, and ordered to pay fine Rs 3.64 million within 14 days.