SHC seeks compliance report in vintage cars case

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal on Thursday ordered Additional Collector Customs, Appraisement West to submit compliance report on Oct 19. The bench was hearing four identical petitions filed by importer of vintage cars who maintained that… Continue reading

FBR detects massive under-invoicing and misdeclaration on import of spark plugs and ball bearings

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has apprised Chief Collector Appraisement South of massive mis-declartion and under-invoicing in the import of spark plugs of automobiles and ball bearings and parts thereof. All consignments of spark plugs and ball bearings have been blocked, while post release verification of already cleared consignments… Continue reading

FBR announces jobs, only domicile holders of the region of vacant position to apply

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has published an advertisement inviting applicants for jobs in Pakistan Customs at various stations, and for the first time these jobs are not domicile quota based. FBR announced jobs in BS-14 to BS-01. For positions in Karachi, only the domicile holders of Karachi are… Continue reading

Directors Customs Intelligence & Investigation Karachi revamps entire ASO team

KARACHI: Director Customs Intelligence & Investigation Karachi Yaqoob Mako, after consultations with Additional Director Rana Tasleem and Deputy Director Gorchani, has reshuffled the entire team of Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO). Sources said there were reports that certain staff members of ASO were lenient on smugglers as they had formed arrangements with… Continue reading

Textile millers misusing DTRE facility causing loss to national exchequer

KARACHI: Textile millers are evading government revenue through misuse of DTRE facility, sources said. It was known that several textile mills are importing craft paper under DTRE facility, and the same is being sold in the local market instead of being used in making exportable goods. DTRE Scheme provides suspension… Continue reading

IHC orders FBR to refer the matter of upgradation of the post of Principal Appraisers to management services wing

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court has ordered FBR to refer the matter of upgradation of the post of Principal Appraisers to BS-17 to management services wing of Establishment Division. The background, leading to filing of instant petition, is that petitioners are Principal Appraisers which position at present is of BS-16. Representation… Continue reading