LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs has posted a growth of 72 percent in collection of customs duty by collecting Rs2361 million against the collection of Rs 1419 million for the month of March 2019. The Collectorate collected Rs2232 million on account of sales tax during the month of March against the target of Rs1971 million, posting a growth of 7 percent.
The Collectorate collected Rs1189 million on account of withholding tax against the target of Rs1056 million during the period under review.
The Collectorate collected Rs6.17 million against the monthly target of Rs2 million on account of federal excise duty during the month under review.
It is necessary to mention here that during the month of March Collectorate of Customs Preventive showed outstanding performance and seized huge quantity of non-duty paid goods worth millions of rupees during different anti-smuggling operations.