PCA makes contravention reports in Telecom batteries cases PCT 8507.2090

KARACHI: The Collectorate of Post Clearance Audit (PCA) led by Director Guil Rehman, Deputy Director Rashid Munir filed two contravention reports against Ericsson Pakistan.

The importer was accused of mis-declaration. According to the contravention report during scrutiny of import data for “Telecom Batteries  for use in  Telephone Exchanges “falling under PCT heading 8507 carrying CD at a rate of 10 per cent, it was found that in fact the imported items are “multipurpose batteries and power backup equipment correctly classifiable under PCT heading 8507.2090, carrying CD at a rate of 20 per cent.  Thus the delinquent importer attempted to evade Customs Duty, Sales Tax, Additional sales tax and Income tax amounting to rupees 528,126 and rupees 8,280, 938 in another case.

Both the cases have been forwarded to the  Collector Adjudication (I) for initiating adjudicating proceedings.

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