ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has removed additional customs duty on import of auto disable syringes with or without needles.
The FBR issued SRO 367(I)/2021 dated March 30, 2021 and amended the SRO 572(I)/2020 dated June 30, 2020.
According to the latest notification the additional customs duty shall not be collected on the import of auto disable syringes with or without needles under PCT codes 9018.3110, 9018.3120 up to June 30, 2021.
Similarly, the additional customs duty is also not leviable on import of tubular metal needles under PCT code 9018.3200 and rubber gaskets under PCT 4016.9310 imported by sales tax registered manufacturers of auto disable syringes up to June 30, 2021.
Prior to this through Tax Laws (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 2021, the import of auto disable syringes with or without needles were allowed sales tax exemption.
Similarly, import of raw materials for the manufacturers of auto disable syringes including tubular metal needles and rubber gaskets were allowed sales tax exemption.