HYDERABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate, State Warehouse Hyderabad, earned Rs28million during June through auction and duty and taxes of vehicles and miscellaneous items impounded by Ant-Smuggling Organization Hyderabad.
Following strict instructions by Hyderabad Customs Collector Akhlaq Ahmad Khattaq under the supervision of Additional collector Rehmatulah Vistr, the ASO team conducted various anti-smuggling activities to check the trafficking.
The Hyderabad Customs presented a number of vehicles for auction and generated Rs4.3million during April 2017 while other goods attracted suitable bids. Other miscellaneous goods, including white cumin and non-duty-paid different brands of cigarettes and smuggled item of cloths, black pepper, electronic item of LED, tea and tyres, were presented for open bids of auction and customs duty following all duty taxes including customs and import duty of Rs08.4million, sale proceed of Rs05.8million, regulatory duty of Rs01.9million, fine and penalties of Rs02.9million, Motamar Alam-E-Islami (MI) deposit of Rs988904, total customs duty of Rs01.7million, sale taxes on imports of Rs03.0million, sale tax on imports (Net) and federal excise duty on imports goods (FED) of Rs01.4million and advance income tax of Rs02.6million. So the total collection is Rs28million during the first July 2016-17 to June 30 FY 2017.
The tax evasion was detected by Hyderabad Customs State Warehouse under the supervision of Deputy Collector (SWH). MCC Hyderabad Mushtaq Shahani and his team comprised Superintendent Nadeem Ahmed Usmani, State Warehouse In-charge Inspector Abdul Rauf Qureshi, Inspector Tariq Ghani, Sharif sheikh, Aslam Khan, Mola Bux, Muhammad Yousuf, and Havaldar Muhammad Hussain.
They added that the anti-smuggling campaign was in full swing in the region following the direction of the Federal Board of Revenue Collector Akhlaq Ahmad Khattaq to streamline the national economy.