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Customs Appraisement posts 29pc growth in January

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement collected Rs3028 million under the head of customs duty against Rs2340 million collected during January 2018, thus registering growth of 29 percent in the previous month. The Collectorate collected overall Rs6885 million during the month of January. These views were expressed by Collector Jamil Nasir while presiding over a meeting held at Mughalpura dry port ... Read More »

Customs Preventive working to facilitate traders, curb smuggling: Collector Faiz Ahmed

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Collector Faiz Ahmad has said that Customs Preventive officers and officials are working to facilitates traders and curb smuggling of goods at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Railway Station, General Post Office and Wagha borders. Pakistan Customs is working hard to curb smuggling to ensure zero smuggling in Pakistan. Talking with Customs Today Collector Faiz Ahmed ... Read More »

LHC issues notice to FBR in marriage halls case

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LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) issued notice to Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on different percentages of tax on marriage halls. LHC also summoned the attorney general of Pakistan in the same case. On 11.1.2019, Justice Shahid Waheed heard the case filed by marriage halls owners in which the counsel for appellants Raja Hassam Kyani told the court that government ... Read More »

Customs establishes mobile registration counters at AIIA, AFU, Customs House

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive established three Customs Mobile Registration Counters at Allama Iqbal International Airport. Customs Mobile Registration Counters will run round the clock at Arrival Lounge of Allama Iqbal International Airport, 0900-1700 hours at Air Freight Unit (AFU) and 0900 to 1700 hours at Customs House Nabha Road Lahore. According to the customs sources three more registration counters ... Read More »

LHC restricts FBR for issuance of tax notices of previous period

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LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) restricted the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for issuance of tax notices to taxpayers beyond five years. LHC directed Federal Board of Revenue not to issue tax notices to those taxpayers of previous five years till further order. Justice Muhammad Furrukh Irfan of Lahore High Court (LHC) heard the petition filed by M/s Mughal Steel ... Read More »

FBR holds session with stakeholders to develop track, trace system for tobacco products

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LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has held a wide-ranging, interactive session with the stakeholders, including representatives from the World Bank, to develop and implement a track and trace system for the tobacco products. As per details, the deliberations were made as part of a workshop arranged by FBR which was attended by representatives of the Cigarette Industry, IT Solutions ... Read More »

Special bench at SC decides 122, LHC 265 tax related cases

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LAHORE: Special Tax Benches have been constituted in the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Lahore High Court for hearing of Tax related cases. Special bench at the Supreme Court of Pakistan has decided over 122 cases whereas the special bench at the Lahore High Court has decided over 265 tax related cases. The Federal Board of Revenue had earlier ... Read More »

LHC bars FBR from sales tax audit of commercial importers

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LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) has restricted the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) from sales tax audit of commercial importers and issued a stay order on M/s SI Trading appeal. As per details of the case, Justice Shahid Karim of Lahore High Court (LHC) heard the appeal filed by M/s SI Trading in which the counsel for appellant Muhammad Mohsin Virk advocate ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal sets aside ONO on appeal filed by M/s Shengshan Resource Pvt Ltd

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LAHORE: Customs Appellate Tribunal set aside Order-in-Original issued by Customs Adjudication on an appeal filed by M/s Shengshan Resource Private Limited. The appeal was filed by Deputy Director, Post Clearance Audit (PCA). Muhammad Sadiq, member technical bench-II, heard the arguments submitted by the appellant and respondent and decided the case with arguments that impugned order is set aside and ordered the ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal reduces penalty on M/s Ahmed Hassan Textile Mills

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LAHORE: Customs Appellate Tribunal settled the case filed by M/s Ahmed Hassan Textile Mills against Collector of Customs Adjudication Faisalabad and others. After hearing both parties, Muhammad Sadiq, member technical bench-II passed a judgment with remarks that there is no need to interfere in principal liability of Rs2,014,497 in taxes and duties and penalty of Rs500,000 is reduced to Rs100,000. ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal reduces penalty on M/s Consolidated Engineering

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LAHORE: Customs Appellate Tribunal on Tuesday modified the Order-in-Original and accepted the appeal filed by M/s Consolidated Engineers against Deputy Collector of Customs, AFU, Preventive Lahore. As per brief history of the case, appellant M/s Consolidated Engineers imported a consignment of glass parts of Chandeliers and filed the GD No LPAF-HC-60551 declaring value of Euro 684.50 and duty and taxes were ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal rejects appeal in seized mobile phones case

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LAHORE: Customs Appellate Tribunal dismissed the appeal in seized mobile phones, spectacle frames and auto refractory case. Customs Appellate Tribunal upheld Order-in-Original (ONO) in seized mobile phones and waived off the penalty. The appeal was filed by Lutafur Rehman, a resident of Peshawar against Superintendent of Customs (Traffic), Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore. As per brief facts of the case, ... Read More »

Customs ASO foils bid to smuggle betel nuts, gutka from Okara to Karachi

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive anti-smuggling squad foiled a bid to smuggle a huge quantity of betel nuts. Sources told Customs Today that Additional Collector Tayyaba Kiyani received information that a huge quantity of smuggled betel nuts and Indian gutka would be transported from Okara to Karachi in the garb of transportation of rice. Pursuant to the aforementioned information, the staff ... Read More »

Customs establishes ‘Mobile Registration Center’ at AFU

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs established ‘Mobile Registration Center’ at Allama Iqbal International Airport under Devices, Identification, Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS) which was launched by the Government of Pakistan for the regularization of unregistered mobile phones in Pakistan. 31st December is the last date for registration of mobile phones. Collector of Customs Nasir Jamil Khan issued a notification in which it ... Read More »

ASF hands over currency smuggler to customs department

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LAHORE: Airport Security Force (ASF) handed over a currency smuggler Khurram Iqbal to the Customs department who was arrested from Allama Iqbal International Airport. On 6.12.2018, Airport Security Force (ASF) intercepted a passenger who was boarded a flight scheduled to depart from Lahore to China. Air Security Force staff also recovered $52,000 from his possession. According to the sources, ASF, ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal declares ONO null & void

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LAHORE: Customs Appellate Tribunal decided the case filed by Noor Ali, a resident of Quetta against Collector of Customs, Lahore and Collector of Customs Adjudication and others. Omer Arshed Hakeem, member judicial bench-II heard arguments from both sides and decided the case with remarks that Order-in-Original is set aside and penalty as 20 percent of the value of the vehicle is quashed. ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal amends order in seized Iranian ceramic tiles case

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LAHORE: Customs Appellate Tribunal modified the order-in-original in seized non-duty paid Iranian ceramic tiles in an appeal filed by Zikria Arshad, a resident of Gujranwala against Director, Directorate General of Intelligence & Investigations-FBR Lahore and others. Muhammad Sadiq, Member Technical bench-II heard the arguments and scrutinized the record presented by the parties and passed the judgment with remarks that confiscated goods ... Read More »

Customs ASO seizes huge quantity of non-duty paid goods during 1H

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive, Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) registered many cases of betel nuts, mobile phones, cigarettes, tyres and vehicles during the period of first July 2018 to 24th December 2018. According to the details, during different raids, customs team seized 45257 kilograms of betel nuts, 22011 kilograms of foreign origin cloths, 2800 tyres, 19355 mobile phones, 3746 digital receivers, ... Read More »

Aleema didn’t take amnesty on Dubai properties, FBR tells SC

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LAHORE: The Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday ordered the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to include its investigations against the Prime Minister Imran Khan’ sister Aleema Khanum in the record. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar headed a two-member bench hearing a case in relation to Aleema’s properties in Dubai at the SC’s Lahore registry. The court also asked ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal rejects appeal filed by owner of NDP vehicle

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LAHORE: Customs Appellate Tribunal upheld the impugned order in the confiscation of goods and mini Mazda truck. The case was filed by Raja Intisar Mehbood, a resident of Rawalpindi against Collector of Customs Adjudication and director, Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Gujranwala. Muhammad Sadiq, member technical bench-II heard the arguments from the appellant and respondent and passed the judgment ... Read More »