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Customs I&I recovers huge quantity of electronics items from Temple Market

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LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) team raided a godown belonged to M/s Ahmed Systems located in Mian Market Temple Road and recovered huge quantity of electronics items. Sources told Customs Today that Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Rubab Sikandar credible information that huge quantity of electronics and dumped in some godowns located in Mian Plaza. She immediately ... Read More »

FBR extends date for integration of PoS with online system till Dec 21

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LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Wednesday extended the date for Point of Sales (PoS) integration with the online system of the Board till December 21. As per an SRO as provided in clause (b) of rule 150ZEE of the Sales Tax Rules, 2006, the eligible taxpayers intending to avail the benefit of reduced rate as provided in condition (xv) ... Read More »

Customs GPO seizes heroin worth Rs40m from consignment

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive team deputed at General Post Office (GPO) foiled a bid to smuggle four kilograms of heroin worth Rs40 million. Sources told Customs Today that the heroin was tactfully hidden in the utensil and was destined for the United Kingdom. Collector Preventive Jamil Nasir Khan directed to register a case against the persons who booked the consignment. ... Read More »

Customs ASO foils bid to smuggle betel nuts, gutka

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive, Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) foiled a bid to smuggle a huge quantity of betel nuts and Indian origin TwooneTwo gutka. Sources told Customs Today that Additional Collector Tayyaba Kiyani received credible information about the smuggling attempt.  She immediately constituted a raiding team under the supervision of Deputy Collector Moazzam Raza which also included Superintendent Agha Qadeer Haider, ... Read More »

Customs ASO impounds truck loaded with non-duty paid dry fruit worth Rs41m

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) team recovered huge quantity of dry fruit worth Rs41 million during a raid in Akbari Mandi. Sources told Customs Today that Additional Collector Tayyaba Kiyani received information that a huge quantity of smuggled dry fruit is loaded on a truck parked inside Akbari Mandi. She constituted an anti-smuggling squad under the supervision ... Read More »

Customs I&I undertakes postings, transfers

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LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigations Deputy Director Khaldunul Haq issued orders of transfers and postings of twenty employees with immediate effect. According to a notification, Superintendent Muhammad Anwar transferred and posted from Rawalpindi to Lahore, Superintendent Tahir Iqbal from Peshawar to Multan, Principal Appraiser Irshad Ali Shah from Lahore to Karachi, Intelligence Officer Sohail Murtaza transferred from Karachi ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Moazzam transfers three customs inspectors

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Deputy Collector Headquarters Mohammad Moazzam Raza transferred and posted three customs inspectors with immediate effect. According to a notification, Inspector Rai Khalid Javed who is performing his duties at Customs Headquarters transferred and posted at Land Freight Unit (LFU) Wagha. Inspector Qasim Ali Bhtti who is currently posted at Air Freight Unit of Allama Iqbal ... Read More »

Customs Preventive collects Rs4126m during November

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LAHORE: Customs Collectorate collected Rs1544 million under the head of customs duty (CD) during the month of November of Fiscal Year 2018-19. Collector Jamil Nasir Khan who is also holding look-after charge of Customs Preventive told Customs Today that customs collected overall revenue of Rs4126 million during the month of November under all heads. He said that Customs Preventive seized ... Read More »

Agro-chemicals potential must be utilized on priority basis

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LAHORE:  There lies an immense potential of agro-chemicals in Pakistan which must be utilized on priority basis. The excessive use of pesticides on fruits, vegetables and crops causes health and environment hazards It was upshot of the speeches delivered by Chinese and Pakistani experts at CAC Pakistan Conference. The LCCI President Almas Hyder, Senior Vice President Khawaja Shahzad Nasir, Vice ... Read More »

Customs I&I team recovers Chinese origin auto parts worth Rs20m

RUBAB SIKANDAR

LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation team raided a godown belonged to M/s Afzal Auto Center located at Chamra Mandi, Shuja Colony and recovered a huge quantity of non-duty paid auto spare parts worth Rs20 million. Sources told Customs Today on 1st December 2018 that Rubab Sikandar received actionable information that huge quantity of Chinese origin non-customs paid auto spare ... Read More »

Customs Preventive transfers 6 sepoys

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Deputy Collector Mohammad Moazzam Raza transferred 6 sepoys with immediate effect. According to a notification, Sepoy Ali Haider is transferred from Headquarters to Airport Traffic, Sepoy Basit Mahmood is from Customs Headquarters to Allama Iqbal International Airport (Traffic) while Sepoy Mohammad Adnan who is currently performing his duties at Anti Smuggling Organization is transferred to ... Read More »

Customs ASO recovers huge quantity of welding electrodes worth Rs22.57m

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LAHORE: Collector of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) recovered huge quantity of Afghan transit welding electrodes from a godown. Sources told Customs Today that Additional Collector Tayyaba Kiyani received credible information that huge quantity of Afghan transit welding electrodes dumped in a godown which is located at Branderth Road, Lahore. Upon receiving the information Additional Collector constituted ASO team which ... Read More »

FBR Chairman Jahanzaib assures to resolve issues of tax lawyers

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LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) chairman Dr Jahanzeb Khan has assured to resolve issues facing the tax lawyers and their clients. He was talking to a delegation comprising office-bearers of Lahore Tax Bar Association. LTBA President Monim Sultan and others were present on the occasion. The chairman sought the help of tax lawyers for achieving targets. Earlier, Chairman Jahanzaib Khan ... Read More »

FBR Chairman Jahanzaib visits RTO to review revenue collection measures

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LAHORE: Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Jahanzaib Khan visited Regional Tax Offices of the provincial metropolitan on Friday to review revenue collection measures. During his visit, he directed to use all available resources to recover outstanding and evaded tax amount from tax evaders. Chief Commissioner Large Taxpayers Unit Asim Majeed Khan, Chief Commissioner Regional Tax Office-II Sadia Sadaf Gillani, ... Read More »

Govt facilitating, not harassing, taxpayers: FBR

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LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) said the government has facilitated the taxpayers by providing them a one-time option for closing the audit proceedings due to the late filing of returns through the Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Act 2018. In an official statement, FBR has strongly denied news reports in a section of the print media accusing the taxation authorities of ... Read More »

FBR Member WHT Mehmood Aslam urges officers to ensure vigilance on withholding agents

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LAHORE: Collection of advance income tax, through withholding/collection at source, is the major contributing factor towards the achievement of revenue targets and FBR is aware of the optimum efficiency of the field monitors as well as the entities made agent of FBR, by the law. As per details, Mehmood Aslam, Member Withholding, FBR, visited field offices on 19.11.2018, and held ... Read More »

Ten Customs Preventive inspectors transferred

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LAHORE: Deputy Collector Customs Collectorate of Preventive Headquarters Muhammad Moazzam Raza transferred ten customs inspectors to different locations. According to a notification, Inspector Shahid Farooq is transferred from GPO, to AFU. Inspector Syed Shahid Abbas Shah transferred from GPO to AFU, Inspector Din Muhammad Tahir who is currently performing his duties at Land Freight Unit Wagha is transferred to AFU, ... Read More »

ST evasion: FBR I&I seizes record of M/s Madni Paper Mills record

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LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Intelligence and Investigation Inland Revenue (I&I) IR has raided premises of M/s Madni Paper Mills located near Sheikhupura Road on Friday and seized records and computers of the company. Sources of Inland Revenue told Customs Today that M/s Madni Paper Mills is involved in sales tax evasion of Rs 300 million. Sources told that ... Read More »

Customs ASO impounds Rs12m Toyota coaster, betel nuts

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization Tuesday seized over Rs12 million non-customs paid two Toyota coasters, 1000 kilograms ladies suiting fabric, one car and betel nuts, official sources told Customs Today on Tuesday. As per details, on the strict direction of Additional Collector Tayyaba Kayani, the ASO conducted various operations against the illegally imported items and vehicles. The ASO team ... Read More »

Customs I&I recovers smuggled curtain & sofa cloth worth Rs27m

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LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) recovered huge quantity of non-customs paid curtain and sofa cloth from Furniture Market of Gowalmandi on 12 November 2018. Sources told Customs Today that Director Customs Intelligence Rubab Sikandar received credible information about storage of non-customs paid cloth. She formed a team under the supervision of Superintendent Mohammad Sarwar which also includes Zulfiqar ... Read More »