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Customs AIIA transfers four inspectors to different locations

LAHORE: Collectoarte of Customs Allama Iqbal International Airport (AIIA) deputy collector Tuesday ordered transfers and postings of four inspectors at the Air Freight Unit with immediate effect. As per details Inspector Nasir Mehmood has been transferred from Air Freight Unit (HQ) to General Post Office (GPO), Inspector Talat Mehmood is transferred from ICG Gate Royal & PIA to GPO, Inspector ... Read More »

Customs, IR Directorates, LTUs asked to maintain lists of civil servants

LAHORE: Customs Collectorate, Directorate Generals of Inland Revenue/ Customs, LTUs have been asked to maintain lists of civil servants who have completed requisite length of service. As per details,  in terms of Rule 6 of the subject rules, each RTOs / LTUs Customs Collectorates/ Directorate Generals of Inland Revenue/ Customs shall maintain a list of civil servants who have completed ... Read More »

FTO orders FBR to allow 12000 filers to file returns under Assets Declaration Amnesty Scheme 2019

LAHORE: Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has instructed Federal Board of Revenue to allow 12000 filers to file their returns under Assets Declaration Amnesty Scheme 2019. The 12000 filers could not file their returns due to the failure of FBR system in July 2019. Pakistan Tax Bar Association (PTBA) has commended Federal Tax Ombudsman for the ‘landmark’ verdict whereby Federal Board ... Read More »

Pakistan Customs impounds nine vehicles imported by foreign diplomats

LAHORE: Pakistan Customs impounded nine very expensive vehicles that were imported by foreign diplomats — including an ambassador — but were in the use of private persons during the last three weeks, sources stated. Mercedes Benz, Lexus LX570, BMW X7 series, Land Cruiser ZX, Nissan X Trail, Toyota Crown and others were imported duty-free by availing diplomatic exemptions and handed ... Read More »

Pakistani exports unable to compete with China, Bangladesh & India: Mian Anjum Nisar

LAHORE: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Mian Anjum Nisar has said that Pakistani exports cannot compete with China, Bangladesh and India where power tariffs were 7-9 cents, particularly in the post-corona economic slowdown as the country’s exports have been witnessing a major setback in present days due to high cost of electricity, which has become ... Read More »

Govt asked to reduce customs duty, income tax on local gas

LAHORE: The government should bring down income tax on local gas from 4pc to 2pc; reduce general sales tax from 17pc to 10pc; decrease customs duty on CNG kits & cylinders, and abolish 5pc duty on RLNG import. The All Pakistan Compressed Natural Gas Association (APCNGA) has urged the government to rescue the CNG sector, which is currently faced with ... Read More »

Collector AIIA Azmat Tahira distributes work among two ADCs

LAHORE: Allama Iqbal International Airport Collector of Customs Azmat Tahira has distributed work among additional collectors. As per details, Additional Collector Muhammad Nayyar Shafiq will look after all matter including headquarters, import assessment group II & III, law, recovery, bank guarantee. refund and rebate, FTO, I&P, baggage and traffic. On the other, Additional Collector Muhammad Raza will export and import ... Read More »

Customs ASO recovers huge quantity of illegally imported goods & vehicles

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has recovered millions of rupees illegally imported tyres, cigarettes, dry milk, welding rods, betel nuts, cloths, China salt, ceramics tiles, sisha flavor, cars, and Land Cruisers in different raids in the city. Sources told Customs Today that on the directions of Collector Customs Preventive Basit Maqsood Abbasi, the ASO team initiated crackdowns ... Read More »

Collector AIIA Azmat Tahira distributes work among deputy collectors

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs  Allama Iqbal International Airport (AIIA) Collector Azmat Tahir has distributed assignments among deputy collectors at the Collectorate as one of the assistant collector is on leave. As per details, deputy collector Asma Bashir has been assigned duties relating to ICG assessment PMDU, deputy collector Zainab Mehmood given Bank Guarantee Refund and rebate ACCU while deputy collector ... Read More »

Customs E&C transfers 10 inspectors from Lahore to Multan

LAHORE: Customs Collectorate of Enforcement and Compliance Lahore has transferred 10 inspectors from Lahore Collectorate to Multan. As per the details the inspectors have been asked to report to their collectorate in Multan immediately. The inspectors who were transferred and posted included Maqsood Ahmad, Muhammad Abdullah, Ghulam Abbas, Muhammad Ashraf, Azhar Abbas, Maqbool Ahmad, Bashir Hussain Shah, Syed Mujtuba Hassan ... Read More »

Customs Lahore & Faisalabad officials posted at Kartarpur Corridor transferred

LAHORE: Customs Lahore and Faisalabad officials who were transferred to meet the manpower shortfall at Kartarpur Corridor have been allowed transferred to their parent collectorate after a long time since 2019. It was directed that  to the subject noted above and to say that various officers/ officials (BS-16 and below) of MCC (A & FV (E & C), Lahore and ... Read More »

Customs Wagha clears first consignment of commercial goods from Afghanistan

LAHORE: Pakistan Customs team deputed at Wagha border on Friday cleared first consignment of commercial goods from Afghanistan that reached Wagah border, under the Afghan-India Transit Trade Agreement, to be sent to India on Saturday.  Three trucks of dried fruits and two trucks of Rattan jute, Malthi and other spices reached the Wagah border. The trucks were cleared by the ... Read More »

Pakistan Customs clears 84 Pakistani national stranded in India

LAHORE: Pakistan Customs has cleared 84 Pakistani national stranded in India at Wagha Border while 114 Indian national departure to their country, sources said. Assistant Collector Isfandyar Khan, Superintendent Shahid Joiya, inspector Sohail Murtza, PA Muhammad Shabbir and others facilitated the passengers of both the sides. Earlier Customs Attari-Wagah borders have made clearance of over 250 Indians stranded in Pakistan ... Read More »

Collector AIIA Azmat Tahira distributes workload among deputy & assistant collectors

LAHORE: Allama Iqbal International Airport Collector Customs Azmat Tahira has distributed workload among deputy and Assitent Collectors. As per details Asma Bashir has been assigned duties at HQ, Investigation & Prosecution (IP), General Post Office (GPO) and others. Zanib Mehmood, deputy collector will see matters relating to auction, adjudication and recoveries. Fizan Badar, deputy collector will supervise R&D, Appellate tribunal, ... Read More »

Customs AIIA collects record Rs28b revenue during FY2019-20

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Allama Iqbal International Airport (AIIA) team under the supervision and guidance of Collector Azmat Tahira has performed remarkably and exceeded the assigned target of revenue collection of Rs22 billions and collected Rs28 billions which is about 28 percent excess of the target of Fiscal Year 2019-20. Sources told Customs Today that during the month of June ... Read More »

Basit Abbasi’s ASO impounds Rs1970m illegal goods, vehicles

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has collected 87 percent additional cases of smuggled and contraband goods and vehicles in the Financial Year 2020-19. Sources told Customs Today that additional 87 percent cases have been registered under the dynamic leadership of Collector Customs (Enforcement and Compliance) Basit Maqsood Abbasi who directed the ASO team to perform professionally. As per ... Read More »

Central Region collects Rs4,172.59m customs duty more than double of assigned target

LAHORE: Customs Enforcement Central Region has collected Rs4,172.59 million customs duty which is more than double the assigned target of Rs1891. 02 million as well as last year collection of Rs2072.63 million during the month of June. Official sources said probably it’s the only Region of Customs as well as Inland Revenue in Pakistan which has registered an increase of ... Read More »

Customs Central Region & Punjab set up task force to curtail smuggling: Faiz Ahmad

LAHORE: In order to curtail smuggling in the region a provincial task force has been set up. Complete lists of the markets and godowns where smuggled goods and articles are dumped have been prepared and under the new strategy smugglers will be intercepted at the provincial borders levels, then inside Punjab, on the roads, in the godowns and markets. These ... Read More »

Customs & IR officials to return cash reward for 2019-20

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue FBR has asked all the Customs and Inland Revenue (IR) officials to reimburse the cash reward for the financial year 2019-20, sources told Customs Today. The sources said that the government has ordered the customs and IR officials to reimburse the cash reward as both the organs have failed to meet the target assigned which ... Read More »

Customs ASO recovers Rs 300m non customs paid vehicles, items: Collector Basit Maqsood Abbasi

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive, Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) recovered over Rs300 million illegally imported tyres, cigarettes, dry milk, welding rods, betel nuts, cloths, china salt, ceramics tiles, sisha flavor, cars, and land cruisers in various raids in the city. Sources told Customs Today that on the directions of Collector Preventive Basit Maqsood Abbasi, the ASO team under the supervision of ... Read More »