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Appraisement West collects Rs 6,844m during first nine days of September

Appraisement West collects Rs 6,844m during first nine days of September

KARACHI: The Customs Collectorate Appraisement West has collected Rs 6,844 million under the heads of customs duty, sales tax, income tax and the federal excise duty during the first nine days of September 2017.

Official sources told Customs Today that the Customs Appraisement West collected Rs 2,258 million under the head of customs duty, Rs 3,129 million as sales tax, Rs 1,415 million under the head of income tax while Rs 42 million were collected as federal excise duty (FED).

It is necessary to mention here that during the last month of  August  2017, the Customs Appraisement West had collected total of Rs20,214 million duties and taxes that included Rs7,890 million as customs duty, Rs8,392 million as sales tax, Rs3,802 million as income tax and Rs116 million as federal excise duty (FED), while on the other hand after the beginning of September Customs Appraisement West is already expedited its efforts to collect more revenue.

Assistant Collector Wasim Shah told Customs Today that collection of Rs 6,844 million duty and taxes in nine days is very low but the shortfall is being witnessed due to Eidul Azha holidays, but now Eid holidays are over and Customs Appraisement West is expedited its efforts to recover outstanding dues from defaulters.