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Quetta Customs Intelligence confiscates non duty paid items worth Rs6.50m

Quetta Customs impounds smuggled goods vehicles valued millions of rupees copy

QUETTA: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation confiscated non duty paid perfumes, digital cameras and laptop hard drive and different imported hard wire worth Rs6.50 million on Saturday afternoon. Sources told Customs Today that Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Irfan Javed received a tip-off that some smugglers are trying to smuggle huge quantity of non duty paid electronics items, ... Read More »

Customs decides to take action against goods transporters

Pakistan Customs

SIALKOT: The Customs authorities have decided to launch crackdown on goods transporters, involved in smuggling of various items from neighbouring countries to Gujranwala division. Official sources said that there were hundreds of goods transporters who were involved in smuggling goods therefore it was not possible for the Customs Department to check the menace at once. The Customs Department officials believe ... Read More »

PM visits Sialkot to meet PML-N office-bearers


SIALKOT: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will visit Sialkot on December 11, 2017 (Monday). Mayor of Sialkot Municipal Corporation Ch. Tauheed Akhtar told the newsmen that the PM will discuss, in detail, the matters of mutual interest with the Sialkot exporters during an important meeting scheduled to be held at the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI). During his ... Read More »

Crackdown on goods & forwarding companies of Gujranwala division soon

Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI)

SIALKOT: The Customs Department has planned an urgent crackdown on all the goods transport and forwarding companies/Addas located in all the six districts of Gujranwala Division including Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahaud Din and Hafizabad. The officials of the Customs Department believed that these goods transporters and forwarders are directly or indirectly involved in the smuggling of auto-parts, computer parts, ... Read More »

Dry Port Peshawar goes profitable with Rs515m revenue from July to November


PESHAWAR: The Dry Port Peshawar has generated an amount of Rs2891million revenue from July to November during current FY2017-18 against Rs2376million done from July up to November in the previous FY2016-17. So the Dry Port Peshawar has collected Rs515million more revenue from July to November of current FY 2017-18 against previous FY 2016-17 for which the activity of Dry Port ... Read More »

Torkham Customs Station generates Rs4240m revenue by November 30

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PESHAWAR: The Torkham Customs Station of the Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar has collected an amount of Rs4240million revenue up to 30th of November of the current FY2017-18, informed by Muhammad Najib, Deputy Collector Customs at Torkham Custom Station on Friday, during a talk with Customs Today. The duty collection by the Torkham Customs Station has been coming routinely after it ... Read More »

‘MCC Peshawar generates extraordinary duty collection in last few months’


PESHAWAR: The Model Customs Collectorate of Customs House Peshawar has generated Rs9624.72million revenue from July to November in the current FY2017-18. This was stated by Collector Customs Gul Rahman at the MCC Peshawar while talking with Customs Today on Friday. The MCC Peshawar has received a great deal of duty collection in the last few months of current FY. The ... Read More »

Customs seizes Rs120m smuggled goods in Nov


MULTAN: Customs Intelligence and Investigations (I&I) Multan seized smuggled goods worth over Rs 120 million during November 2017. According to an official report, smuggled goods including vehicles, garments, petroleum products, fabric, tyres and other items worth Rs 122 million were seized during Nov 2017 in 32 cases. The operations of Customs I&I Multan were still in progress against smuggling as ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs seizes computer accessories worth Rs4.26m on Friday

Deputy Collector Quetta Junaid Mehmood talking with Customs today.

GWADAR: The Customs Collectorate has impounded  different type of computer accessories  worth more than Rs4.26 million, included 50 LED flat screen monitors, 25 laptop Acer brand,500 ( 4GB Laptop Ram) and huge quantity of data cables hard wire worth 4.26 during the first week of December. Sources told Customs Today, that on the directives of the Deputy Collector Gwadar Junaid ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seizes smuggled non duty paid Butyle Acrylate near Jhang

Faisalabad ASO seizes goods valued Rs15 1m in third week of April copy

  FAISALABAD: The Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) confiscated the foreign origin Butyle Acrylate and confiscated Hino truck which was being used for transportation. The market value of the seized items is Rs10,000,000 involving customs duty and taxes of Rs1150000. Sources told to Customs Today, that Collector Model Customs Faisalabad Muhammad Sadiq received a tip off about the above said smuggled ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs earns Rs1647m revenue during November

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PESHAWAR:  Modal Customs Collectorate made a total of Rs2162 million revenue collections in November 2017 against Rs1647 million of the previous November 2016 with total difference of Rs466.03 million while the difference in percentage was minus 28.44 percent. Data revealed that Peshawar Customs House in month of November collected Rs969 million only in collected in head of customs duty against ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence releases consignments after receiving duties & taxes

Faisalabad Customs generates Rs5 783m revenue through auction copy

FAISALABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation released the consignments worth Rs38,34,628 after receiving an evaded amount of duties and taxes. The said consignments were intercepted during the month of November 2017. Sources told to Customs Today, that the consignments released by the Customs Intelligence consist of foreign origin body tax Hino open truck SGA-021 Naseerabad valued Rs144943, Hino truck no: ... Read More »

ASO Hyderabad impounds curtain cloths, balnkets


HYDERABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Hyderabad, Customs Preventive Sukkur Division, took into possession 54 non-duty-paid smuggling rolls, 2,550 yards of curtain cloths and blankets valued at Rs2.3million including duties and taxes during an action by Customs checkpost -Sukkur four days ago. Collector Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Hyderabad Akhlaq Ahmed Khattaq had directed his staff to stop the smuggling in the ... Read More »

PTBA urges FBR to announce maximum tax-related incentives for new tax-payers


SIALKOT: Vice President Pakistan Tax Bar Association Muhammad Saqib Sheikh has said that the government was making all out sincere efforts to facilitate the tax payers besides ensuring the economical and  financial stability through expanding the tax net and bringing maximum people under the tax net. He stated this while talking to the newsmen here. He said that the federal ... Read More »

Quetta Customs Intelligence seizes misdeclared goods

Quetta Customs Intelligence seizes electronics items

QUETTA: The Customs Intelligence has seized auto parts scrap and iron & steel remeltable scrap loaded on a Hino truck. The seized items had earlier cleared through the Chaman station by mis-declaring the description of goods depriving the exchequer of Rs0.8 million. The value of the seized goods is Rs1.6 million while the value of the truck is Rs3 million. ... Read More »

Deputy Collector issues seizure of NDP Toyota Corolla as legal


FAISALABAD: The Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Deputy Collector Saima Ayyaz ordered to confiscate smuggled Toyota Fielder car worth Rs881357 involving duty and taxes. The deputy collector issued Order in Original (ONO) no: 199/2017 while hearing a case against Muhammad Munir Ahmed and Muhammad Azam registered by the Customs Anti Smuggling Organization (AsO) Mianwali. In pursuance of information, the Customs Mianwali ... Read More »

Quetta Intelligence director suspends officials, orders inquiry over corruption charges


QUETTA: Quetta Customs Intelligence Director Irfan Javed has suspended two officials of his team and ordered inquiry against another official on the charges of corruption. Two sepoys Maqbool Ahmed and Nooruddin were put on suspension due to their negligence in performing their duty at State Warehouse, Killi Gul Muhammad, Quetta. Irfan Javed has also ordered an investigation against the officials. ... Read More »

Quetta Customs Intelligence seizes 220kg charas worth Rs20m


QUETTA: The Customs Intelligence has foiled an attempt to smuggle contrabands and seized 220kg charas worth Rs20 million. On the instructions of Quetta Customs Intelligence Director Irfan Javed, Deputy Director Abdul Mueed formed a team comprising Superintendent Fareed-ud-Din, Intelligence Officer Shabbir Ahmed and others.  The staff spotted the said car and signaled it to stop near Baleli Check Post, Butims ... Read More »

1kg gold being smuggled from Dubai into Peshawar seized


PESHAWAR: The Customs Air Freight Unit of the Bacha Khan International Airport has foiled an attempt of smuggling of 1kg gold from Dubai into Peshawar on Wednesday in Peshawar. The accused smuggler had packed the gold in his shoes but Customs staff was smart enough to trace the gold. Accused Tahir Ali hails from the district Swabi and an FIR ... Read More »

‘KPRA set to become the largest revenue contributor to provincial treasury’

Tax Revenue

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) has generated Rs34billion in tax collections since its inception in 2013. In the year 2016-17, KPRA contributed 56% to the total provincial tax revenue. These views were stated by Director General KPRA Tahir Aurakzai during a multi-stakeholder’s awareness and sensitization session on the revenue generation by KPRA held at the Pakistan Academy for ... Read More »