KARACHI: Collector Customs Adjudication-II Tahir Qureshi, showing an excellent potential in the last two months of November and December, detected 16 cases in the month of December. Source said, at the start of the first month of 2018, Customs Adjudication-II will take strong action against defaulter companies and uncover record cases.
Customs Adjudication-II Tahir Qureshi demonstrated well by taking actions and issuing notices to tax defaulters after he was transferred to the Adjudication II.
Today Sources told Customs Today that the Customs Adjudication-II served a final notice on a defaulter company named M/s Shadman Associates Karachi and recovered Rs4million from M/s Anwar Hosiery Karachi.
M/s Shadman Associates Karachi was involved in tax evasion. The company imported aluminum sheets and rolls on 1st of November 2017 and used the wrong PCT heading. After a careful investigation, the Customs Adjudication-II issued a final notice to the company and cleared the outstanding amount of Rs6.20million.
Sources said that another company M/s Anwar Hosiery Karachi got cleared a consignment of Jersey fabrics on October 24 and evaded a tax amount of Rs4million.
After an investigation, Customs Adjudication-II served a show cause notice on the company on November 18, but it failed to clear the outstanding tax amount.
Collector Customs Adjudication-II issued a final notice to the company on December 6, 2017. After receiving the notice, the company deposited Rs4million in favor of the Customs Department.
Source said about 17 more show-cause or final notices will be issued to the defaulter companies in the month of January.