KARACHI: A custom bench of High court of Sindh allowed dozens of petitions filed by Shirazi Traders and other importers against Show Cause Notices (SCNs) issued by officers of Collectorate of Custom (Adjudication) for recovery of short levied Sales Tax and Income tax.

The bench through a short order allowing the petitions held that jurisdiction in the matter lies with officers of Inland Revenue.

The bench while setting aside SCNs said that Inland revenue can initiate proceedings for recovery of short levied Sales tax and Income tax strictly as per law.