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Customs Hyderabad collects Rs765m more taxes than allocated target

Customs Hyderabad collects Rs765m more taxes than allocated target

HYDERABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Hyderabad has generated Rs422.717million of Customs Duty and taxes while it was assigned Rs1187.720million during 11 days of January 2017-18. So the total gain is Rs765million.

The Model Customs Collectorate collected Rs7966.572million as all customs duties and taxes during Fiscal Year 2017-18. The department received Rs2008.381million of customs duty during the month of December 2017-18. The MCC Hyderabad got Rs7966.572million in the month of December 2017-18 and its allocated target was Rs6979.230million.

The major sources of tax revenue remained Hyderabad Dry Port, State Warehouse Sukkur-Larkana Division. The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Hyderabad also seized non-duty-paid goods worth millions of rupees.

Under the supervision of Collector Akhlaq Ahmad Khattaq, Additional Collector (HQ) Dr Aamer Nawaz Hamid, Deputy Collector Dry Port Principal Appraiser and Statistical Revenue ASO and others played an important role in the revenue collection, officials said.

The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Hyderabad team comprised Superintendent ASO Hyderabad Customs Preventive Sikander Akbar Panhwar, Inspector Rana Shahbaz, Inspector Majeed Baraich, Inspector Shakeel Khan, Inspector Imdad Ali Abro and other staff who took part in the operation.

The Anti-Smuggling Organizations (ASO) Sukkur and Larkana Divisions aborted various smuggling attempts and made big seizures of non-duty-paid items including 105,000 liters of smuggled HSD diesel and four oil tankers bearing registration Nos: JP-9950, TUA-579, TUD-121 and TKX-649 Hino oil tanker. The other goods seized include 1500KG cumin seeds, 1100 cartons of master extra Mobil oil, mobile accessories, FDX XHS jackets, sports shoes, gasoline generators, Baba baby hot sweaters, ladies art-silks and foreign origin cigarettes of Pine Light brand in different operations worth millions of rupees during the month of December and so far January Fiscal Year 2017-18.