KARACHI: The Directorate of Post Clearance Audit (PCA) has shown an outstanding performance during August 2017 and detected 13 cases involving revenue of Rs106.8million.
Sources told Customs Today that the Directorate of Post Clearance Audit, headed by Director Nadeem Memon, uncovered the cases pertaining to a 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 four contravention reports and 11 audit observations during August 2017 involving total duties and taxes of Rs106.8million. The companies served audit observations or contravention reports include bulk containers in Pakistan International Container Terminal, M/s Shamim Knitwear, M/s Ansar Traders and other companies.
The Directorate General of Post Clearance Audit (PCA) has unearthed the tax evasion of Rs112.2million by different importers during July 2017.
Sources of the Post Clearance Audit told CT that on the instructions of Director PCA Nadeem Memon, Deputy Director Sajid Ali Baloch and other officials of PCA scrutinized 215 import consignments data and found that the importers used wrong or false PCT Headings to get their consignments cleared in July 2017.
Directorate General of Post Clearance Audit (PCA) Nadeem Memon directed all the relevant officials and teams to expedite their efforts to recover the outstanding amount from defaulters.