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Customs Central Region revenue collection up 6pc

Customs Central Region revenue collection up 6pc

LAHORE: Customs Central Region has collected Rs14787 million on account of all duty and taxes from all the four collctoartes including Lahore Preventive, Lahore Appraisement, Multan and Faisalabad for the month of September 2018-19 registering an overall growth of  6 percent during the month under review, the official data disclosed.

The Collectorate of Customs Preventive Lahore collected Rs7189 million on account of withholding tax (WHT) which is 20 percent more than the same period of last financial year.

Similarly the Collectorate of Appraisement collected Rs4008 million on account of all duty and taxes which is 7 percent additional compared to the same period last financial year.  The Collectorate of Multan however, failed to achieve the target and showed a decline in collection of 17 percent on account of all the duty and taxes.

Overall the Customs Central Region collected Rs14787 million which is showing a positive growth of 6 percent during the compared to same month last Fiscal Year 2017-18.

Sources told Customs Today that Chief Collector Customs Zeba Hai Azhar has issued strict instruction to all the preventive establishments in Lahore to work hard to increase the revenue collection for the month of October 2018.