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Importers, exporters should adopt e-payment system: Additional Collector Rashid Munir

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LAHORE: Importers and exporters should adopt e-payment system for duties and taxes online instead of wasting their precious time in lines in front of banks. These views were expressed by Additional Collector of Customs Appraisement Rashid Munir on Wednesday here.  The additional collector said that businessmen’s time is precious and they should save their time by adopting online and e-payment ... Read More »

Audit cases should be settled on priority basis: FBR Member IT Khawaja Adnan Zaheer

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LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Member IT Khawaja Adnan Zaheer has visited Corporate Regional Tax Office (CRTO) and Regional Tax Office-II (RTO-II) to review the progress of audit cases. Taking to Customs Today FBR Member Information Technology Khawaja Adnan Zaheer said that he held meeting with all officers of Corporate Regional Tax Office (CRTO) and Regional Tax Office-II (RTO-II) ... Read More »

IHC relisted appeal filed against Customs Appellate Tribunal

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ISLAMABAD: Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb of Islamabad High Court on Tuesday relisted Malik Nasri Khan’s customs appeal filed against Custom Appellate Tribunal, Islamabad. IHC division bench directed staff to relist the appeal to be heard along with other cases of similar nature. In the meantime the bench also dated in office hearing on another matter submitted ... Read More »

Customs I&I to hold auction of non-customs paid vehicles on April 27

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LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Investigation and Intelligence will hold auction of 19 non-customs paid luxury cars on April 27. The details of the cars along with their models and registration numbers included 2003 model Mercedes Benz S320, 1997 model Mercedes Benz E-240, 2000 model Mercedes Benz S500 car, 2003 model Mercedes Benz S500, 2004 model Mercedes Benz C180, 1999 model ... Read More »

LHC bars FBR from collection of double tax from steel mills

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has declared null and void the Sales Tax collection by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) through electricity bills. The LHC has issued a notice to the FBR for appearing before the court on May 3, 2018. Justice Shams Mehmood Mirza of the Lahore High Court (LHC) heard the appeal filed by the Waqas ... Read More »

FTO seeks reply from RTO Lahore in tax refund appeal

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LAHORE: The Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has heard a case filed by Contractor Muhammad Younis against the Regional Tax Office, (RTO-II) Lahore and adjourned it until the next date of hearing. The counsel for the appellant argued that the RTO had failed to release the sales tax refund to the appellant for the last two years. He said that RTO-II ... Read More »

Customs Court indicts Czech lady smuggler in heroin smuggling case

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LAHORE: The Special Court of Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has indicted the Czech lady smuggler Tereza  in case of heroin smuggling. On the other hand customs court once again issued non bailable arrest warrants of the accused who provided the heroin to lady smuggler. According to details on Tuesday accused lady smuggler Treza was produced before the special court where the ... Read More »

FTO hears appeal filed by owner of M/s Akber Engineering Associates

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LAHORE: Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) Advisor Mian Munawar Ghafoor has heard a case filed by proprietor of M/s Akber Engineering Associates against the Regional Tax Office (RTO-II) Lahore and adjourned it until the next date of hearing. During the proceedings of case, the counsel for the appellant argued that the RTO-II had failed to release the sales tax refund to ... Read More »

Importers demand action against ‘corrupt’ Principal Appraiser Dost for facilitating smugglers

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LAHORE: Importers of Lahore demanded that Customs top authorities should bring to the book the corrupt elements involved in betel nuts smuggling in Karachi. The importers are of the view that their legal imports are being confiscated while the criminal elements in connivance with the customs inspectors, appraisers and examiners are successful in clearing their illegal imports. These views were ... Read More »

Customs court issues arrest warrant for accused in Rs 230m tax evasion case

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LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has issued an arrest warrant for the accused involved in an alleged tax evasion of Rs 230 million. Earlier, the Pakistan Customs Appraisement Mughalpura Lahore has detected a big tax evasion on goods imported from Thailand. An exercise to recover the evaded revenue has been initiated by the customs authorities. ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal directs authorities to remit penalty to appellant

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LAHROE: The Customs Appellate Tribunal has remitted the penalty on miscellaneous imported items and accepted an appeal with directions for the department to restore the license of the appellant forthwith. The appeal was filed by the M/s Sea Breeze Enterprises against collector of Customs (Appeals) and others. As per brief history of case, M/s SS Traders imported a consignment from ... Read More »

FTO seeks complete record of case filed by M/s Hafiz Plastic Works

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LAHORE: Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) Advisor Mian Munawar Ghafoor has heard a case filed by proprietor of M/s Hafiz Plastic Works against the Regional Tax Office (RTO-II) Lahore and fixed the same for the next date of hearing with direction to submit complete record. During the proceedings of the case, the counsel for the appellant argued that the RTO-II had ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal settles appeal in an impounded generator case

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LAHORE: The Customs Appellate Tribunal has decided a case filed by Deputy Director Intelligence & Investigation-FBR Faisalabad against Mirza Rizwan Baig and Collector Customs (Appeals) Lahore. On secret info, the staff of the Customs Intelligence & Investigation-FBR Faisalabad intercepted a mini Mazda truck loaded with a foreign origin generator. The generator carrying person introduced himself as Masood Akber and told ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal upholds ONO in seized Mobil oil case

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LAHORE: The Customs Appellate Tribunal has upheld an Order-in-Original in the confiscated Mobil oil case. The appeal was filed by one Muhammad Nawaz, a resident of Gujranwala, against Deputy Director Intelligence & Investigation-FBR Gujranawal and Additional Collector of Customs (Adjudication) Lahore. Muhammad Shabbir Gujjar, Member Judicial bench-II, heard the stance of both parties and considered the record produced. After hearing ... Read More »

FTO remands back appeal filed by M/s Bhatti Rice Mills

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LAHORE: The Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has remanded back an appeal to solve the issue of the petitioner. The same appeal was filed by proprietor of M/s Bhatti Rice Mills against the Regional Tax Office (RTO-II) Lahore which was adjourned until the next date of hearing. FTO Advisor Mian Munawar Ghafoor heard the case. The counsel for the appellant argued ... Read More »

40 Inland Revenue officers of BS-17 join STP

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LAHORE: Forty Inland Revenue Service officers have assumed charge of BS-17 posts as probationary officers at Directorate of Training and Research (IR), Lahore for Specialized Training Program (STP) on dates mentioned against each officer. These officers joined STP after completion of their 45th Common Training Programme (CTP) at Civil Service Academy, Lahore. Read More »

Customs Court issues arrest warrant for alleged smuggler

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LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has ordered a suspected smuggler Mashooq Ali to appear before the court within the given time period otherwise he will be declared a Proclaimed Offender. Mashooq Ali son of Wahid is a resident of Khwaja Ghreeb Nawaz Grid Station Road, vehari, and is involved in an alleged smuggling. He is wanted ... Read More »

Parties summoned by Tax Ombudsman for arguments on next hearing

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LAHORE: The Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has postponed the hearing of a case filed by Al Moiz Industries against the Large Taxpayer Unit (LTU). The FTO orders both parties to appear on the next date with complete record. FTO Advisor Mian Munawar Ghafoor heard the case in which counsel for the appellant argued that the LTU had failed to satisfy ... Read More »

Customs Appellate Tribunal orders release of vehicle to appellant

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LAHORE: The Customs Appellate Tribunal has set aside an Order-in-Original (ONO) in an impounded mini Mazda truck and accepted the same appeal. The appeal was filed by Muhammad Naeem, a resident of Faisalabad, against Collector of Customs, (Appeals) Customs House Lahore. Justice (r) Malik Manzoor Hussain, Chairman Customs Appellate Tribunal, scrutinized the record and heard all arguments from the appellant ... Read More »

FTO seeks record from parties on appeal filed by M/s King Ice Cream

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LAHORE: The Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has sought relevant record from parties in an appeal filed by proprietor of M/s King Ice Cream against the Regional Tax Office (RTO-II) Lahore. During the proceedings of the case, the counsel for the appellant argued that the RTO-II had failed to release the sales tax refund to the appellant for the last two ... Read More »