Import of over 5-year old specialized vehicle-mounted machinery, transport equipment prohibited

KARACHI: The Government of Pakistan has tightened the provisions of Import Policy pertaining to the import of used machinery and vehicles by construction, mining, oil … Continue reading

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Industrial consumers allowed to import waste, scrap, exhausted automobile batteries

KARACHI: Government of Pakistan has allowed import of waste, scrap etc subject to fulfillment of environment and pre-shipment certification by industrial consumers. According to Import … Continue reading

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IPO provisions relaxed, conditional import of animal, poultry allowed from infected countries

KARACHI: The Government of Pakistan has relaxed the provisions of Import Policy Order (IPO) pertaining to import of live animals from BSE infected countries. As … Continue reading

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Officials caught red-handed while extorting businessmen

KARACHI: IRS officials on deputation in Pakistan Customs have been caught red-handed while extorting businessmen. According to the details of the case, information was received … Continue reading

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Tax concessions demanded on LPG import

KARACHI: LPG Distributors Association in their budget proposals has recommended withdrawing general sales tax (GST) and advance tax on LPG imports. Chairman LPG Distributors Association … Continue reading

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Importer, clearing agent penalized for claiming inadmissible concessions

KARACHI: Additional Collector Adjudication Syed Mahmood Hasan has penalized an importer and clearing agent for mis-declaring the  classification of imported goods to evade duty/taxes through … Continue reading

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SHC dismisses Prime Movers case, slaps cost of rupees 5000 on petitioner

KARACHI: A divisional bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan on Friday dismissed a constitution … Continue reading

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TP replacement to become non bail-able offence punishable with life imprisonment

KARACHI: The government is likely to make pilferage/replacement of transshipment cargo a non-bail-able offence punishable with imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen years and … Continue reading

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Skimmed milk importer penalized for availing inadmissible concessions

KARACHI: Additional Collector Customs Adjudication Syed Mahmood Hassan has penalized the skimmed milk importer M/s Irfan Brothers for claiming inadmissible concessions through mis-declartion. According to … Continue reading

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SHC dismisses contempt application by Master Beverages

KARACHI: Justice Salahuddin Panhwar of High Court of Sindh on Wednesday dismissed a contempt of court application filed by M/s Master Beverages & Food Limited … Continue reading

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Inland Revenue focuses on CREST to generate additional revenue to meet target

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has initiated a campaign to make up for the losses caused by lower oil prices in the estimated … Continue reading

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Customs Adjudication slaps penalty on M/s M.M Marine Services

KARACHI: Collector Abdul Basit Chaudry has imposed a penalty of Rs10,000 on shipping agent M/s M.M Marine Services Pvt Ltd for non-intimating non-arrival of vessel … Continue reading

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SHC issues contempt of court notices against Collector, Additional Collector, Appraisement, West

KARACHI: The contempt of court notices were issued against Collector Customs and Additional Collector Customs, Appraisement West, by a divisional bench of High Court of … Continue reading

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MCC Peshawar lodged FIR in case of smuggling of Indian DAP to Afghanistan

KARACHI: MCC Peshawar has lodged FIR against several persons including Afghan national for being involved in un-authorized export of fertilizers to Afghanistan. According to details, … Continue reading

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High Court adjourns in the case of M/s Master Beverages & Food Ltd

KARACHI: High Court of Sindh on Monday adjourned hearing of a contempt of court application filed by M/s Master Beverages & Food Limited against MCC … Continue reading

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Internal Audit questions non-disposal of confiscated goods

KARACHI: The Directorate of Internal Audit (Customs) Karachi has advised Customs Appraisement to justify the issue of non-disposing of large quantity of confiscated goods having … Continue reading

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FTO’s recommendations not implemented despite lapse of two years

KARACHI: Despite lapse of two years since Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) Abdul Rauf Chaudry recommended for Customs to develop a specific module in WeBOC to … Continue reading

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MCC Quetta makes significant progress against smuggling

KARACHI: MCC Quetta has made significant progress against smuggling and seized goods worth Rs1.517 billion during July-April, 2016, which is multiple times higher than the … Continue reading

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Case regarding import of fireworks adjudicated ex-parte

KARACHI: The Collector Customs Adjudication Chaudry Muhammad Jawaid in an ex-parte decision has ordered confiscation of a consignment of fireworks/fire crackers arrived from China and … Continue reading

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Split AC importer, agent penalized for mis-declaration

KARACHI: The Collector Customs Adjudication Chaudry Muhammad Jawaid has penalized the importer and clearing agent for importing and clearing DC inverter type split air conditioners … Continue reading

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MCC Peshawar foils bid to smuggle urea

KARACHI: MCC Peshawar has foiled a bid to smuggle urea to Afghanistan and seized 18,000 bags of urea along with six trailers at Torkham. According … Continue reading

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Apex Court orders FBR to furnish details regarding loss of revenue due to negligence of officials

KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has expressed dissatisfaction over the report presented by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) regarding details of cases Board lost … Continue reading

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FBR receives list of 53 Customs officers/officials, who need to be investigated

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has received a list of 52 officers/officials of Customs Anti-smuggling Organization (ASO) and Customs Intelligence & Investigation (I&I), … Continue reading

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SHC allows re-export of Confectionery machinery conditionally

KARACHI: Justice Salahuddin Panhwar of High Court of Sindh (SHC) on Wednesday allowing an application by plaintiff Volka Food International allowed re-export of confectionery machinery … Continue reading

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MCC Appraisement West lodges 02 more FIRs against M/s AMI Pakistan

KARACHI: The MCC Appraisement West has lodged two more FIRs against M/s AMI Pakistan Pvt Ltd and other importers in the switch bill of lading … Continue reading

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M/S Master Beverages & Food Limited approaches Court for initiation of contempt proceedings against MCC Port Qasim

KARACHI: The M/s Master Beverages & Food Limited has approached High Court requesting initiation of contempt of court proceedings against MCC Port Qasim, as the … Continue reading

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Customs Islamabad foils bid to smuggle antiques, artifacts

KARACHI: The Customs staff posted at Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad has foiled an attempt to smuggle antiques and artifacts on Friday. Customs staff seized … Continue reading

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Customs vales of hair care products revised

KARACHI: Director Customs Valuation Karachi, Dr. Wasif Ali Memon has revised the Customs values of Hair Spray/Gel/Wax/Cream/Colour/Oil/Haircoat/Aqua/Hydrogen Peroxide Liquid/Developer/Accelerator vide Valuation Ruling No.849/2016. Customs values … Continue reading

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SHC adjourns petitions challenging Sales Tax on services

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sind, comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Abdul Malik Gaddi on Friday adjourned hearing of sixteen constitution … Continue reading

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FBR likely to notify up-gradation of Senior Auditors as Audit Officers, BPS 18

KARACHI: About 325 Senior Auditors (BPS 16) of Inland Revenue (IR) are poised to be notified as Audit Officers (BPS 18) as Supreme Court upholds … Continue reading

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Joint campaign against smuggling yields significant results

KARACHI: The Directorate General of Customs Intelligence & Investigation and Customs Collectorates are conducting joint operations against smuggling since February 17, 2016, which has yielded … Continue reading

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Customs Intelligence Peshawar seizes narcotics

KARACHI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation Peshawar has seized 6.5KG of heroin valuing Rs4.0 million that had arrived from Afghanistan. On the basis of … Continue reading

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Internal Audit points out short-realization of Rs62.215 million

KARACHI: The Customs Internal Audit has made four observations in respect of MCC Appraisement West and pointed out short-realization of Rs62.215 million. The Internal Audit … Continue reading

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Appraisement East seeks FBR’s instructions regarding seized liquor consignment of North Korean embassy

KARACHI: Collector Appraisement East Ashad Jawwad has approached Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) seeking instruction regarding the diplomatic consignment of liquor of North Korean Embassy, … Continue reading

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Pakistan Customs post 14.2 percent growth in revenue collection

KARACHI: The overall revenue collection by Pakistan Customs in the fiscal year so far i.e. ten months (July-April  2016) has surged by 14.2 percent to Rs860 … Continue reading

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SHC disposes of petitions in Oil and Tanker confiscation cases

KARACHI: A divisional bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan on Wednesday disposed of … Continue reading

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Pakistan Maritime Security Agency seizes liquor worth Rs60 million

KARACHI: DG-Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) R/Admiral Jamil Akhtar informed in media brief at HQ-PMSA that last night a suspicious boat was intercepted at open … Continue reading

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Directorate of Transit Trade frames procedure for transshipment cargo through railways

KARACHI: The Directorate of Transit Trade in the proposals for Budget 2016-17 has framed the procedure to give legal cover to transit cargo through railways. … Continue reading

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Theft of transshipment cargo be made criminal offence for importer: MCC Lahore

KARACHI: The MCC Appraisement Lahore in its proposals for Federal Budget 2016-17 has suggested that pilferage/removal of goods during transshipment must be made a criminal … Continue reading

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Faizan Steel case: SHC seeks clarification on difference between declared, assessed values of Steel sheets

KARACHI: A divisional bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan on Tuesday summoned the … Continue reading

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