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FBR assigns revenue task of Rs3858m to Multan Customs for April

FBR assigns revenue task of Rs3858m to Multan Customs for April

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) assigned revenue collection task of Rs3858 million to Multan Customs for the month of April in the ongoing fiscal year 2018-19. According to details, Federal Board of Revenue assigned monthly collection task to the Collectorate. The task is allocated under the head of customs duty, sales taxes, federal excise duty (FED) and withholding ... Read More »

Customs Court imposes penalty on accused in currency smuggling case

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MULTAN: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling imposed a fine of Rs 500,000 on two accused here on Tuesday who were arrested from Multan International Airport in a bid to smuggle foreign currency. The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling declared both accused Muhammad Asghar and Muhammad Nawaz as guilty and imposed a cash penalty of Rs ... Read More »

86765 taxpayers file income tax returns in RTO Multan

86765 taxpayers file income tax returns in RTO Multan

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office (RTO) Multan observed handsome jump in the filing of tax returns from taxpayers. According to details, number of taxpayers has crossed almost 86000 throughout the ninth month of 2018-19. The Regional Tax Office Multan has taken special initiatives to attract taxpayers through awareness campaign in the jurisdiction where tax authorities ... Read More »

‘Govt should stop blackmailing of Maersk, QICT to facilitate genuine importers’

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MULTAN: The government should regulate all shipping companies to stop them from demanding illegal demurrage and detention charges from importers on clearance of shipments. Blackmailing of shipping companies especially M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd and M/s Qasim International Container terminal (QICT) is portraying negative image of the country. It was stated by Chairman All Pakistan Power Looms Association (APPLA) Abdul Khaliq Qandeel Ansari ... Read More »

Multan I&I seizes smuggled black tea worth Rs10m near Dera Ghazi Khan

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MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has seized huge quantity of smuggled foreign black tea worth Rs10 million from Dera Ghazi Khan. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Collector Khial Muhammad Khan received information from its credible source that huge quantity of non-customs paid black tea will be smuggled through jurisdiction. Deputy Director Khial alerted its staff and formed ... Read More »

Fire erupts in warehouse of Multan Dry Port Sher Shah

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MULTAN: A huge fire broke out in the warehouse of Multan Dry Port here at Sher Shah on Saturday night. Sources told Customs Today that all of sudden fires blow up in the shed no.4 of the warehouse of Multan Dry Port Trust. Said shed of the MDPT was placed with different goods and chemicals. Multan Dry Port Trust staff ... Read More »

‘NAB, FIA must take action against Maersk, QICT for collecting illegal demurrage, detention charges’

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MULTAN: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) should take strict action against M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd and Qasim International Container Terminal for collecting illegal demurrage and detention charges to address complaints of importers. Collection of exorbitant demurrage and detention charges from genuine importers is spoiling business environment in the country. This was stated by Advocate Muhammad ... Read More »

FBR recovers Rs1.765m from MDA after attaching bank accounts

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MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office (RTO) has attached the bank accounts of Multan Development Authority (MDA) and recovered Rs1.765 million on account of outstanding taxes. According to details, RTO accelerated their tax drive against defaulters to meet the assigned revenue collection task of March in the ongoing fiscal year 2018-19. The Federal Board of Revenue ... Read More »

‘South Punjab importers demand stern action against Maersk, QICT for taking illegal detention & demurrage charges’

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MULTAN: Business community of South Punjab are deeply concerned over the collection of unreasonable demurrage and detention charges by M/s Maersk Pakistan Pvt Ltd and Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT) from importers and asked the government to take special measures for protection of importers from blackmailing of said shipping company and terminal operator. It was stated by renowned importer and Chairman All ... Read More »

Multan I&I seizes huge quantity of tin plates worth Rs15m

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MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I)  seized huge quantity of foreign origin tin plates worth Rs15 million during their action. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Director Khial Muhammad Khan received credible information from its source that huge quantity of foreign origin goods will be smuggled through jurisdiction. The deputy director alerted his field intelligence staff by forming ... Read More »

FBR seeks performance report of ACs & DCs till April 7

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MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue has directed chief commissioner Regional Tax Office (Inland Revenue) to present performance report of assistant commissioners and deputy commissioners including Multan Office for evaluation. The Federal Board of Revenue has introduced monthly performance evaluation system for officers of inland revenue to evaluate performance of different units every month. The Federal Board of Revenue has ... Read More »

Multan RTO organizes awareness campaign for online registration of NTN

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MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office (RTO) has organized an awareness campaign in the Children Hospital Chowk Fowara on Monday for online filing of income tax returns and registration for NTN in the jurisdiction. Sources told Customs Today that the Regional Tax Office has constituted four member teams for organizing different awareness seminars in the city. ... Read More »

Govt should take action against Maersk, QICT for collecting illegal demurrage, detention charges: Kh M Badar Munir

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MULTAN: Government should take strict action against shipping company M/s Maersk Pakistan Pvt Ltd and terminal operator QICT which are involved in the collection of exorbitant charges as demurrage and detention charges for the clearance of shipments from genuine importers. These shipping companies are spoiling business environment due to their blackmailing at port by collecting unjustified demurrage and detention charges ... Read More »

Multan I&I foils smuggling bid of betel nuts worth Rs12.5m

Multan I&I foils smuggling bid of betel buts worth Rs12 5m

MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantity of betel nuts worth Rs12.5 million. According to sources of Customs Today, Customs I&I high-ups received reliable information from their source that huge consignment of smuggled betel nuts will be transported through Sadiqabad route. Deputy Director Khial Muhammad Khan formed special team including Inspector Malik Muhammad ... Read More »

FBR seeks information for declaring agricultural income in tax returns

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MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue sought taxpayer’s information in Punjab for declaring agricultural income in their tax returns. The Federal Board of Revenue has also observed that majority of taxpayer’s added general income in the form of income earned from agricultural products at the time of filing annual tax returns. The Federal Board of Revenue has written letters to ... Read More »

Multan Customs generates Rs24.101m through auction of vehicles & goods

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MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs generated Rs24.101 million through auction of non-duty paid vehicles and miscellaneous goods here on 21.3.2019. According to details, the Collectorate held monthly auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods which were seized by Anti-Smuggling Organization in their different actions. Auction was held at Multan Dry Port near Sher Shah Bypass.  The Collectorate encouraged general public to ... Read More »

FBR attaches bank account of four marriage halls for recovery of dues

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MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office (RTO) attached the bank account of the four different marriage halls for recovery of their outstanding taxes. According to details, Regional Tax Office has served several tax notices to Aneesa Garden Marriage Hall, Bandhan Marriage Club, B.J. Marriage Lawn and Sapna Marriage Club for payment of taxes under the head ... Read More »

Multan RTO issues tax notices to 17 MPs for non-filing income tax returns

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MULTAN: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office (RTO) issued tax notices to 17 parliamentarians including 11 MPAs and 6 MNAs for non-filing income tax returns for the tax year 2018 and 2017. Member Inland Revenue Operation Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has directed Regional Tax Office including other field offices for the enforcement of income tax returns from ... Read More »

Multan Customs to hold auction of confiscated goods & vehicles today

Multan Customs to hold auction of confiscated goods & vehicles today

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs will hold auction of confiscated goods and vehicles lying at the State Warehouse on today. According to details, the Collectorate has announced auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods for generation of handsome revenue and displayed auction banners outside Multan Customs House to appeal buyers. Multan Customs will present nine foreign origin confiscated vehicles of different ... Read More »

Multan I&I seizes non-duty paid cloths & copper

Multan I&I seizes non duty paid cloths & copper

MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation detained huge quantity of foreign origin cloth and copper from Sher Shah. According to sources of Customs Today, Deputy Director Khial Muhammad Khan received information that huge quantity of foreign origin cloths and copper goods will be smuggled through jurisdiction. Deputy Director Khial Muhammad informed its field intelligence staff by forming special team ... Read More »