HYDERABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate Hyderabad received Rs743.622million of customs duties and taxes during 18 days of July Fiscal Year 2017-18.
According to details, the department generated Rs113.960million of customs duty, Rs605.298million of sales taxes, Rs1.250million of federal excise duty (FED) and Rs23.114million of withholding income tax (WHT) during said period.
The major tax sources were dry port, Hyderabad state warehouse, Sukkur-Larkana-Huffaz Seamless Pipe Industries, Crescent Steel, Omni Polymer Industries, Rema Cooking Oil and the Pakistan State Oil. The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) also seized non-duty-paid goods worth million of rupees during the two months.
Under the supervision of Hyderabad Customs Collector Akhlaq Ahmad Khattaq, Additional Collector Rehmatulah Vistro, Deputy Collector Mushtaq Shahni, Principal Appraiser Mashuk Ali, Panhwar and Superintendent Statistical Revenue and others 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 and Collector Akhlaq Ahmad Khattaq in order to save the national economy. During the two months, the ASO foiled various smuggling attempts and made big seizures including non-duty-paid vehicles, high speed Iranian diesel (HSD), cigarettes and Gutka, Rani Juice and other goods worth million of rupees.