HYDERABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate Hyderabad has received Rs1040.890million revenue during 25 days of July 2017-18.
According to details, Hyderabad and Sukkur divisions have generated Customs Duty of Rs158.556million, Sales Tax of Rs850.804million, Special FED on Imports Rs1.785million and With Holding Tax of Rs29.655million during 25 days of July 2017-18.
The major tax sources are Bonded Warehouse SWH and KPR Hyderabad (SWH), Sukkur and Larkana divisions Huffaz Seamless Pipe Industries, Crescent Steel, Omni Polymer Industries, Rema Cooking Oil and Pakistan State Oil.
The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) also seized Non-Duty-Paid vehicles including two oil tankers filled with 55,000 liter of smuggled High Speed Diesel (HSD), foreign origin Non-Duty-Paid smuggled cigarettes of different brands including Pine Light made in Korea, Reds Virgin made in England and other ones. Computer sets, CPUs of Dell, hard discs, different GB DVDs, laptops and other goods worth million of rupees were also confiscated during the month of July 2017-18.
Under the supervision of Hyderabad Customs Collector Akhlaq Ahmad Khattaq, Additional Collector Rehmatulah Vistro, Deputy Collector Mushtaq Shahni, Deputy Collector Dry Port Zaman, Principal Appraiser Mashuq Ali Panhwar, Appraiser Ashir and Superintendent Statistical Revenue played an important role in revenue collection, officials said.
They added that the anti-smuggling campaign was in full swing in the region following the direction of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Collector Akhlaq Ahmad Khattaq in order to enhance the revenue generation.
It is necessary to mention here that Customs Collectorate Hyderabad is using all available resources to recover the outstanding dues from tax defaulters and also adopting necessary measures to generate more revenue to meet the collection target set for FY2017/18.