Customs identifies habitual evader; causing huge losses through misdeclaring chemical import

KARACHI: The customs authorities have identified habitual evaders who incurred huge losses to exchequer through misdeclaration on chemical imports. An FIR has been lodged against the importer Zeeshan Trading Company and investigation has been initiated to arrest persons involved in the scam. Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) of PaCCS retrieved the… Continue reading

MCC PaCCS resents FTO order on stolen, encashment of pay order

KARACHI: Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) PaCCS has resented the order passed by the Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) in a stolen and subsequently encashed of a financial instrument saying the department had already sent a communication to National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) regarding involvement of its staff in the crime. In… Continue reading

Customs staff stun over Collector Appeal decision in case of removing goods illegally

KARACHI: Customs officials are stunned over a decision of collector appeals by declaring ‘misunderstanding’ in a number of cases where officials detected unscrupulous persons removing the goods illegally and without paying taxes in connivance of terminal staff and other stakeholders. In a case the collector appeal had not only minimized… Continue reading

Contractors of NATO supply illegally disposing of expired stuff inside Pakistan

KARACHI: The contractors for supplying food and general goods to NATO forces in Afghanistan are allegedly disposing of the expired goods inside Pakistan, which was disallowed by the government after resumption of NATO and US supply line, sources said on Sunday. The sources said that multi-national firms, which providing services… Continue reading

MCC PaCCS issues recovery notices worth Rs350 million to tile importers

KARACHI: Model Customs Collectorate of PaCCS has issued recovery notices amounting about Rs350 million to tiles importers, who defrauded the government functionaries by presenting bogus financial instruments. The collectorate has issued warning to around 80 importer of tiles for the payment of Rs350 million, in other cases the customs authorities… Continue reading

New valuation of beauty soaps under WeBOC system

KARACHI:  Pakistan Customs has issued new valuation ruling for determination of duty on import of toilet soaps and goods declaration filed under automated electronic system. The authorities issued Valuation Ruling No.496 on Thursday for re-determination of customs values of such goods, which were deemed necessary for matching the current price… Continue reading

Large number of MCC Appraisement officers and staff members to attain age of superannuation

KARACHI: About 30 officers and staff members of Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement will attain age of superannuation during year 2013 and will stand retired. The name, designation and date of superannuation of officers and staff member who will attain the age superannuation during next year are as follow: Noor… Continue reading

Gaddani Collectorate Seizes Record Quantity of Smuggled Cloth, Generator Sets

The Anti Smuggling Squad of Model Customs Collectorate, Gwadar in two separate operations on 13 and 14 November 2012, near Gaddani, seized foreign smuggled cloth and generators etc. The quantity of the cloth, according to FIR (First information report) is 85000 Yards, the market value of which is more than… Continue reading