Power of re-assessment under Section 80 of ACT 1969 not available at all times: SHC

KARACHI:  The Goods Declaration filed under self-assessment schemes cannot be re-assessed once the consignment is released and the custom officer loses powers once duty and taxes are paid. This was held by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) while hearing a petition filed by M/s. Harris… Continue reading


Pakistan Customs has introduced a new automated process in WeBOC system for scanning of containerized import consignments of industrial raw materials for their speedy clearance at ports. The introduction of Non-Intrusive Inspection System by Customs was a long awaited initiative aimed at replacing physical inspection of cargo and reducing the… Continue reading

Sajidullah Siddiqui posted as Member (IT), FBR

KARACHI: Sajidullah Siddiqui, a BS-21 officer of Inland Revenue Service, presently posted as Director General (Retail), Federal Board of Revenue (HQ), Islamabad is hereby transferred and posted as Member (IT), Federal Board of Revenue (HQ), Islamabad with immediate effect and until further orders. The officer is also assigned the additional… Continue reading


SHC allows SCRA filed by Collector MCC Hyderabad

KARACHI: Any vehicle used in smuggling of goods could not be released against payment of redumption fine of 20 per cent of value of the smuggled goods by extending benefit of SRO 499 (1)/2009, held a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh. The bench was hearing a Special… Continue reading

SHC dismisses SCRA’s filed by Collector Custom against importer of Petroleum Residue

KARACHI: Seven Special Custom Reference Applications filed by Collector of Customs against M/s. Great Eastern Trading Co, M/s. Yasir Enterprises, M/s. Yasir Enterprises and M/s. Kamran Lubricants (Pvt) Ltd, M/s. Kamran Lubricants (Pvt.) Ltd (3SCRAs’) were dismissed by the Customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh. The SCRAs impunged… Continue reading

SHC issues detailed judgment in Double Taxation, Super Tax case

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh issued detailed judgment in a bunch of Constitutional Petitions by the tax payers and Applications by the Inland Revenue. The court earlier ruled in favor of the petitioners through a short order passed on 31-3-2021. Following is the text of the… Continue reading

ASO Sukkur seizes three container load of smuggled goods

HYDERABAD: Customs Intelligence and Investigation Sukkur has seized large quantity of smuggled goods, which were being transported to upcountry from Baluchistan. Keeping in line with the directions of Mr. Abdul Rasheed Sheikh, Director General, Intelligence & Investigation (Customs), Islamabad to curb the menace of smuggling, Director Dr. Sadiqullah Khan, Directorate… Continue reading

ASO Preventive Karachi seizes smuggled goods worth Rs150 million

KARACHI: ASO Preventive Karachi has seized large quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs150 million in the first fortnight of April 2021. Collector Preventive Saquif Saeed, Additional Collector Haroon Malik and Assistant Collector Shafiullah have tightened the vigilance and keeping strict check on the movement of smuggled goods In a chain… Continue reading

I&I Lahore seizes smuggled cloth worth Rs75 million

KARACHI: I&I has seized large quantity of smuggled goods, which belonged to notorious smuggler Haji Sadiq. Information was passed through Director Asad Raza to Additional Director Hasan Farid regarding movement of smuggled goods. A team was formed comprising Inspectors Allah ditta, Asif Jhakkar, Gulzar Bhatti and Tipu to foil the… Continue reading