LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has recovered Rs 10 million by seizing non-duty paid cigarettes from different shops during the last 15 days of the current month.
Sources told Customs Today that the FBR teams took actions against sellers of non duty paid cigarettes, including Yasir Karyana Store, Aminpur Bangla, Nadeem Traders, Manarwa Centre, Ilyas Traders, and Javed Trader located in Factory Area and Sabzi Mandi.
Sources said that the FBR teams already expedited their efforts to recover outstanding amounts from defaulters. Sources said that FBR authorities directed relevant teams to use all available resources to recover outstanding tax revenue.
Sources said that due to these measures there is marginable increase being witnessed in the revenue collection, while on the other hand due to strict measures sale of non duty paid cigarettes is being gradually decreased day by day.