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FBR pays rich tributes to Ex-chairman Nasir Muhammad at farewell

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ISLAMABAD: Glowing tributes were paid to retired FBR Chairman Nisar Muhammad at a farewell bidden by the members and officers of the FBR in the capital. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue Senator Haroon Akhtar Khan also joined the entire senior FBR management in giving a befitting send-off to Nisar Muhammad who joined FBR in 1982 as a young ... Read More »

ANF awards Customs Superintendent Zargham Dil for outstanding performance

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ISLAMABAD: The Force Commander of the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) presented an award to Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization Superintendent Zargham Dil for his outstanding performance during the year 2016. Zargham Dil led the ASO operations vigorously. A ceremony was held at the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industries to present the award to Zargham Dil. While addressing to the occasion, Force Commander ... Read More »

FST benches hear several service matters filed by FBR employees

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ISLAMABAD: Two division benches of the Federal Service Tribunal heard a plenty of service matters on Thursday and adjourned the cases for further arguments. The benches heard the complaints filed by employees of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) challenging various administrative measures taken by the board. A division bench comprising Syed Rafique Hussain Shah and Dr Nazir Saeed heard ... Read More »

IHC adjourns hearing of tax matter filed by M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited

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ISLAMABAD: A division bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday adjourned the hearing of a tax matter, challenging a recovery notice issued under ‘Super Tax Regime 2015’. M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited had filed the case which was heard by IHC division bench comprising Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurengzeb for the second time. The bench ... Read More »

Supreme Court to hear income tax, customs duty related cases today

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ISLAMABAD: A three-member bench of Supreme Court will hear a plenty of cases carrying petitions about income tax and customs duty on Friday. A Supreme Court bench comprising of Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Maqbool Baqar would hear the tax references involving field offices of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and others. The ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs earns Rs240m from Jan 1 to 15

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ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Dry Port Peshawar collected revenue of Rs239.63 million under the head of All Duty Taxes during the 1st to 15th of January of Financial Year (FY) 2016-17. According to details, Additional Deputy Collector Fazle Samad said the performance of the Dry Port Islamabad was appreciable during the above said period as the dry port collected revenue ... Read More »

Ex-FBR Chief Nisar raises number of taxpayers to 1.1m: Chief Collector Sarwat Tahira

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ISLAMABAD: Chief Collector Northern Region and Collector MCC Islamabad bade farewell to outgoing Federal Board of Revenue Chairman Nisar Mohammad Khan at the Islamabad Club. Member, Customs of FBR Nasir Masroor, Collector Peshawar, Collector Samberial, Collector Gilgit-Baltistan and President FPCCI, retired and young officers of customs, participated in the farewell. In his welcoming remarks, Collector Arslan of the MCC Islamabad ... Read More »

Dr Irshad made acting chairman of FBR

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ISLAMABAD: Dr Muhammad Irshad, a BS-22 officer of Inland Revenue Service, Thursday assumed the look-after charge of the post of FBR chairman. The officer, in pursuance of Board’s Notification No. 0209-IR-I/2017, dated 18.01.2017, took the look-after charge of the post at FBR headquarters, Islamabad. Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has assigned the charge of acting chairman of FBR to Dr ... Read More »

IHC postpones hearing of tax matter filed by M/s Hasas Engineering Company

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has adjourned the hearing of a tax matter challenging issuance of a recovery notice to M/s Hasas Engineering and Construction Company (Private) Limited. Justice Aamer Farooq heard the case and adjourned after the Large Taxpayers’ Unit submitted a detailed reply on the issuance of the show cause notice to the appellant. M/s Hasas Engineering ... Read More »

Dispute between Customs, PNSC, regarding payment of duties on new tugboats resolved

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ISLAMABAD: A dispute between the Pakistan Customs and the Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC), pertaining to the payment of duties on procurement of new vessels, has been resolved, the National Assembly Standing Committee on Ports and Shipping was told on Wednesday. The committee met with Chairman Ghulam Mustafa Shah in the chair to get a briefing from PNSC on the ... Read More »

Kohat Auction Cell gets Rs32m in 1H of FY2016-17

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ISLAMABAD: The Kohat Customs Auction Cell collected revenue of Rs32 million under the head of All Duty Taxes during the first half of the current Financial Year (FY) 2016-17. According to details, the Kohat Customs Station collected the above said revenue by auctioning different non-duty paid vehicles and confiscating smuggled goods. Fazle Samad, Additional Collector, MCC Peshawar said the Kohat ... Read More »

FST adjourns hearing of complaint filed by FBR employee

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ISLAMABAD: A bench headed by the Federal Service Tribunal chairman, Justice (r) Syed Zahid Hussain held initial hearing on a complaint naming the Federal Board of Revenue chairman as a respondent. the bench headed by the FST chairman Hussain and Member Dr Nazir Saeed heard the case and adjourned it after hearing the matter for the first time. The bench ... Read More »

IHC to resume hearing of Pakistan Tobacco Company tax matter today

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ISLAMABAD: A division bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) will resume the hearing of a tax reference filed by M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited on Thursday. A division bench of the IHC comprising Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurengzeb would hear the matter. The bench would hear the matter for the second time. Earlier, this case was ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal hears tax matter filed by M/s Warid Telecom

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ISLAMABAD: A division bench of the Customs Appellate Tribunal dated in office the hearing of a customs reference on Wednesday wherein M/s Warid Telecom (Private) Limited had challenged an announcement made by the Model Customs Collectorate, Islamabad. Members Tribunal, Syed Muhammad Anwar and Muhammad Nasir Khan heard the matter and dated in office after submission of detailed records of the ... Read More »

ASO seizes counterfeit items worth Rs12.92m during first 15 day of January

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ISLAMABAD: Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) collected revenue Rs12.92 million during first 15 day of January by seizing eight offending vehicles and various type of smuggled goods. Sources told Customs Today that ASO Islamabad collected Rs7.3 million to seized eight offending vehicles adding that, during above said period the ASO collected revenue Rs0.168 million of smuggled miscellaneous goods, Rs.0.16 million to ... Read More »

13 Customs officers posted as Assistant Collectors

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ISLAMABAD: Thirteen Pakistan Customs Service officers of BS-17 have been posted as Assistant Collectors to different Collectorates with immediate effect. The officers posted as Assistant Collectors (Probationers) of 43rd Common Training Programme (CTP) on completion of Specialised Training at the Directorate General of Training & Research (Customs), Karachi. The officers have been directed to relinquish/assume charge, using online HRMS facility ... Read More »

Senate Commerce body for transferring EDF from Finance Ministry to Commerce Ministry

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ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Commerce, Tuesday, recommended to the government to transfer the responsibility of collection of export development fund from Ministry of Finance to the Ministry of Commerce. Per annum allocation for Export Development Fund is Rs6 billion per annual and Ministry of Finance has blocked payment of 30% of the funds to the Ministry of Commerce. ... Read More »

IHC adjourns hearing of tax matter filed by M/s Wateen Telecom Limited

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ISLAMABAD: A single bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has adjourned the hearing of a tax case against the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) until the next week. The bench comprising Justice Aamer Farooq heard the case. M/s Wateen Telecom Limited had filed the reference in which the company had challenged a show cause notice issued by the Large ... Read More »

FST chairman to hear complaint filed by FBR employee today

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ISLAMABAD: A bench headed by the Federal Service Tribunal Chairman, Justice (r) Sayed Zahid Hussain on Wednesday would hear a complaint naming Federal Board of Revenue, chairman as respondent. Muhammad Haroon Khattak, an employee of Federal Board of Revenue had filed the case against the chairman, Nisar Muhammad Khan. Khttak had filed this petition recently in which he had complained ... Read More »

GB collectorate sets revenue target of Rs69.2m for Jan FY2016-17

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ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) assigned a revenue target of Rs69.2million to the collectorate for the month of January of Financial Year (FY) 2016-17 under the head of all duty taxes. According to details told by sources of Gilgit-Baltistan, the collectorate has already surpassed the revenue target during previous month of November-December, although the GB is closed from ... Read More »