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

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

Teams formed to check smuggled, without duty payment vehicles

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has formed teams to embark an action for seizing smuggled or non-paid duty vehicles plying on roads freely. Khawar Farid Manika, Collector, Model Customs Collectorate (Preventive) has set up the teams that will be headed by Inamullah Khan Wazir, Assistant Collector, an official at Pakistan Customs. The… Continue reading

Importer of CNG compressor cheats Pakistan Customs

KARACHI: An importer of CNG compressor is reported cheated the customs authorities by presenting invalid financial instruments against liabilities. According to details, M/s. Al-Rehmand CNG, Faisalabad, imported a consignment of CNG Compressor from UK on May 5, 2011 and filed a goods declaration on next day through clearing agent M/s… Continue reading

FIR registered against steel importers on defrauding Rs10.71 million to exchequer

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has registered a First Information Report (FIR) against an importer of prime quality of hot rolled steel plates for defrauding the national exchequer to the tune of Rs10.713 million. According to the details of the FIR, Lahore based businessmen imported a consignment consisting of prime quality of… Continue reading

Customs to freeze bank accounts of 37 defaulters

KARACHI: Customs authorities have initiated recovery of Rs36.35 million against 37 taxpayers through freezing of bank accounts and attaching other moveable and immovable properties. All the taxpayers are importers and defaulted in paying their liabilities. The authorities had already been sent notices to defaulters informing them about the recovery. “In… Continue reading