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Karachi Airport attack: Delay in reimbursement irks importers

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KARACHI: The importers have been facing trouble in getting their compensation of duty, announced by the government after Karachi airport attack in which billions of worth consignments including mobile phones, electronic accessories, computer accessories and others set ablaze in the warehouse of Jerry’s Dnata. As per details, the victims of Karachi airport attack told Customs Today that authorities were using ... Read More »

FBR asks Customs, IRS employees to submit missing appointment letters

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has  ordered employees from Inland Revenue and Customs Department to submit their missing appointment letters as soon as possible for the processing of their applications to shuffle their duties. Appointment letters of BPS 1 to BPS 16 employees of Inland Revenue and Pakistan Customs Department of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) have been allegedly ... Read More »

Nasir Masroor asked to redress traders grievances

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KARACHI: The traders in a letter to Chief Collector Appraisement -South Nasir Masroor Ahmed demanded to formulate a committee, comprising representatives from trade bodies for immediate redressal of trader’s grievances. A source from FBR updated the Customs Today about the letter from traders in which they have requested FBR Chief Collector Appraisement -South Nasir Masroor Ahmed to devise a committee ... Read More »

FBR 2700-acre land a bone of contention between Customs, IRS

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KARACHI: The 2700-acre land of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) located at Mauripur area in West Karachi has become the bone of contention between its two organizations i.e. Pakistan Customs and Inland Revenue Service (IRS) for last several years, it is learnt here. According to the FBR sources, the then Central Excise had leased the land on the name of ... Read More »

SHC orders to release fabric consignments on US$4.50per kg duty payment

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) in its verdict, permitted importers of fabric to cleared their consignments after paying duty at US$4.50per Kg. The Honourable Court has given its verdict against the three Constitutional Petitions filed, including (CP) No. D-3409/2014 filed by the proprietor of M/s Ehsan Sons. The other two CPs were filed by M/s Vital Enterprises and M/s ... Read More »

Kitty caused Rs3b loss: Customs seizes electronic appliances worth billions

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ISLAMABAD: The anti-smuggling unit of Rawalpindi Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I & I) raided a warehouse in Fazayia Colony near Islamabad Airport and seized non-custom paid electronic items including air-conditions, refrigerators, washing machines, microwave ovens and LCD televisions worth billion rupees. The consignment was imported under cloak of Afghan transit trade and later smuggled into Pakistan illegally. ... Read More »

Violation of SRO670: AIB of MCC-Appraisement (West) to investigate 3 more importers

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KARACHI: The Appraising Intelligence Branch (AIB) of Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) of Appraisement (West) has decided to extend the ambit of investigation in recently lodged FIR against M/s Reliable Enterprises, it is learnt here. The AIB sources informed Customs Today that the authorities concerned with the approval of Collector, MCC-Appraisement (West) Muhammad Saleem has started investigation against three other importers, ... Read More »

FC seizes 160,000 litres of Irani smuggled oil

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GWADAR: Frontier Corps (FC) during a raid at Sakran Road in Lasbela tehsil of Balochistan has recovered five tankers with 160,000 litres of Irani smuggled oil worth millions of rupees. According to FC spokesman, the oil was being smuggled from Gwadar through Kachha. FC made a timely raid and foiled the smuggling bid. FC has handed over the smuggled oil ... Read More »

Implementing DTRE: MCC-Exports yet to take action on IOCO recommendations

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KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) of Exports has not yet taken any action against the recommendations forwarded by the Input-Output Co-efficient Organization (IOCO), last month regarding scrutinizing the value addition and implementing Duty Taxes Remission on Exports (DTRE) in M/s Lucky Textile case, it is learnt here. The FBR sources informed Customs Today that the IOCO has forwarded recommendations ... Read More »

Directorate of Reforms to install AIR module in WeBOC

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KARACHI: The Directorate of Reforms and Automation (R&A) has started its working on “Air Information Report” (AIR) module in WeBOC, computerized system, it is learnt here. The FBR sources informed Customs Today that the module AIR would be implemented at all airports and air freight units across the country by the month of August, 2014. They further stated that the ... Read More »

Violation of SRO560(I): Customs recovers Rs5m from Chinese cellular company

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KARACHI: Pakistan Customs-FBR has recovered an amount of Rs 5million from a Chinese cellular company, which was involved in violating the SRO560 (I) of the Sales Tax Ordinance, 1990. According to the details, the Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) of Appraisement-East has detected a case of tax evasion in which a Chinese cell phone company was found involved in violating the ... Read More »

DI&I confiscates non-duty paid goods worth Rs4.5m

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ISLAMABAD: Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs, Rawalpindi has seized non-duty paid tea, LED TVs, tyres, tubes and foreign cloth from a bus. The bus was coming from Peshawar and the goods confiscated were worth hundreds of thousands of rupees. An FIR had been registered against three persons two of whom were arrested at the spot. The officials of Anit-smuggling Unit ... Read More »

Customs suspends inspector after inquiry

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LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue has suspended an Inspector of Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs, Multan over complaints, sources said. The Board launched an inquiry against Inspector of Customs Intelligence Chaudhry Munir after different complaints against him. The authorities suspended him after the inquiry and proceeded with disciplinary action. The sources quoted Deputy Director of Customs Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation Multan, Nisar Ahmed as saying that ... Read More »

Tanners seek withdrawal of duty on basic raw materials for industry

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LAHORE: Former central chairman of Pakistan Tanners Association Agha Saiddain has regretted that Pakistan leather exports have shown negative growth rate while the regional countries have surpassed Pakistan’s exports. In a letter written to Trade Development Authority of Pakistan Chairman S M Muneer, he stated that negative growth rate of Pakistan leather exports is basically due to the government’s imposition of ... Read More »

R&D Section of MCC-Appraisement (East) recovers Rs26.6m in June

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KARACHI: The Research and Development (R&D) Section of the Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement (East) while following the special directives of the Collector MCC-Appraisement (East) Najeeb-ur-Rehman Abbasi has recovered an amount of Rs26,612,517 in the month of June, 2014 from importers who are involved in violation of PCT/classification, valuation ruling, mis-declaration of value and wrong use of SROs. According to ... Read More »

PRV Section of MCC Appraisement-West recovers Rs16.5m in June

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KARACHI: Post Release Verification (PRV) Section of Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement-West has recovered an amount of Rs 16,511,643 by issuing 70 demand notices to different importers in the month of June, 2014. The PRV Section has recovered an amount of Rs 346,069 through goods declaration (GD) No.119239; Rs 365,919 through GD No.90910; Rs 510,095 through GD No.137133; Rs 230,722 ... Read More »

Customs central region reshuffles officials

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LAHORE: Customs Central Region has undertaken intra-region transfers and postings of superintendents, appraisers and inspectors. Principal Appraiser Javaid Jaffar has been transferred from Model Customs Collectorate of Preventive Lahore to Directorate of Input Output Co-Efficient Organisation (IOCO) Lahore with immediate effect. Appraiser Naveed Iqbal Cheema has been transferred from MCC Appraisement Lahore to Directorate of IOCO Lahore. The central region ... Read More »

Customs values of UPS units determined through valuation ruling no.677/2014

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KARACHI: Directorate General of Customs Valuation has determined the customs values of Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) units through valuation ruling no. 677/2014 under section 25-A of the Customs Act, 1969. The Valuation Ruling No.677/2014 regarding the UPS has superseded the previous valuation ruling no. 447/2012. Customs value of Line-Interactive UPS up to 500 VA with batteries having HS Code 8504.4010 ... Read More »

Customs I&I seizes 8000 whisky bottles, beer cans; customs agent, company official arrested

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KARACHI: Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs, Karachi has thwarted an attempt of smuggling contraband items including foreign brand whisky and beer in a raid at Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT), East Wharf. A team of Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs, Karachi on a tip-off raided PICT, East Wharf and halted consignments of paper. After thorough examination, 5000 bottles of Black ... Read More »