LAHORE: Collector of Customs Adjudication Ambreen Ahmed Tarar has issued a show cause notice to owner of the non duty paid goods and directed him to appear in person or through his legal team on 28.8.2017.
According to the details, as reported in the contravention report, M/s Thokoo Impex (NTN No. 3836055) imported 296 consignments of potatoes through SRO 549(I)/2008 and availed unnecessary concessions and benefits. During audit of import documents it was revealed that the above said company with the connivance of clearing agent deliberately deprived the government of its legitimate revenue of Rs59,999,981/- (on account of sales tax amounting to Rs50,898,983/-) and on account of additional sales tax Rs8,999,997/-). The company willfully caused a loss of revenue to national exchequer by evading duty and taxes.
Now after receiving the contravention report Collector Customs Adjudication Ambreen Ahmed Tarar has issued a show cause notice to owner of non duty paid goods and his clearing agent M/s ARY Cargo Sanatpura, New Police Chowki, Wagha Lahore on 28.8.2017 at 11 a.m. at Custom House, Nabha Road, failing which ex-parte proceedings will take place.
It is also pertinent to mention here that Customs Adjudication department is expedited its efforts to conclude the hearing of pending cases on priority basis. Hearing of pending cases is being held on daily.