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PCA detects 14 cases involving Rs 112.2m during first 14 days of July

PCA detects 14 cases involving Rs 112.2m during first 14 days of July

KARACHI: The Directorate of Post Clearance Audit (PCA) has made remarkable performance during the first 14 days of July 2017 and detected 14 cases involving revenue of Rs112.2 million.

Sources told Customs Today that the Directorate of Post Clearance Audit headed by Director Gul Rehman detected cases pertaining to short payment of customs duty and sales tax/ and withholding tax (WHT) because of inadmissible concessions, short payment of anti-dumping duty, additional sales tax, federal excise duty (FED) and income tax.

The Directorate served eight contravention reports and 14 audit observations during 14 days of July 2017 involving total duty and taxes of Rs112.237 million. The companies served audit observations or contravention reports include bulk containers in PICT, M/s Wajiha Export, M/s MK Enterprises, M/s Salima Knitwear and others.

The Directorate General of Post Clearance Audit (PCA) has unearthed tax evasion of Rs210 million by importers in June 2017.

Sources of Post Clearance Audit told that on the instructions of Director PCA Gul Rehman, Deputy Director Sajid Ali Baloch and other officials of PCA scrutinized 237 import consignments data and found that the importers used wrong and/or false PCT Headings to get their consignments cleared in June 2017.

Directorate General of Post Clearance Audit (PCA) Gul Rehman directed all relevant officials and teams to expedite their efforts to recover outstanding amount from defaulters.

It is necessary to mention here that Post Clearance Audit is using all available resources to detect cases involving tax evasion and mis-declaration.