Customs Quetta launches crackdown on NCP vehicles

QUETTA: Customs Quetta has launched a crackdown against non-custom-paid (NCP) vehicles. On the instructions of Chief Collector Enforcement Baluchistan Gul Rehman, FIRs are being lodged against the owners of non-custom-paid vehicles. In an operation at Lakpas, Customs staff apprehended three NCP vehicles including two Toyota Aqua and one Suzuki Passenger… Continue reading


STEEL VISIONS SEEKS RELEASE OF GOODS: KARACHI: Steel Vision, a firm importing steel sheets filed an application with Collector Exports, KEPZ (Karachi Export Processing Zone) seeking release of the goods detained since 15-01-2019 on the intervention of DIT (Directorate of Intelligence & Investigations), Pakistan Customs. Abdullah Sheikh, Chief Executive of… Continue reading

Dost Muhammad approaches FTO with a review application

KARACHI: Principal Appraiser Customs Intelligence and Investigation has approached Federal Tax Ombudsman requesting review of FTO decision/recommendation in a complaint, highlighting the biased role of the Advisor to FTO Shahid Ahmed, criminal activities of complainant Muhammad Abdullah and patronage of fiscal frauds by some officers of Customs, FBR, NAB and… Continue reading

FTO orders appropriate action against Custom officer Incident Report by DC, KEPZ against Superintendent SIU (I&I)

KARACHI: Deciding a complaint filed by Muhammad Abdullah, Director of Steel Vision (Pvt) Limited under Section 10(1) of the Federal Tax Ombudsman Ordinance 2000, FTO Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera directed the Director General Intelligence & Investigations (I&I), Islamabad to take appropriate action as per incident report dated 17-7-2019. The said incident… Continue reading

Superintendent SIU approaches FTO against the biased attitude of FTO’s advisor

KARACHI: Superintendent SIU of Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi Dost Muhammad has approached Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) complaining against the biased attitude of Advisor to FTO Shahid Ahmad in a complaint filed by a money laundering accused.  [the_ad id=”31605″]According to details SIU recently detected a mega scam being… Continue reading

MCC Quetta raids showrooms housing smuggled vehicles

By Mashhud KARACHI: MCC Quetta has launched a fresh crackdown against non-duty-paid vehicles and recovered dozens of smuggled vehicles. On the directives of Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) MCC Quetta launched a fresh crackdown against non-customs paid vehicles and recovered dozen of luxurious non-customs paid smuggled vehicles. Police also assisted Customs authorities. Collector Quetta… Continue reading

MCC Quetta seals illegal fuel stations

KARACHI: MCC Quetta has sealed a dozen of illegal petrol stations as crackdown against illegal fuel stations continues by MCC Quetta on the direction of FTO. On the directives of Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) Customs Quetta has sealed dozen of illegal petrol pumps in the suburbs areas of Quetta i.e… Continue reading

Customs Quetta seizes smuggled diesel

KARACHI: Customs staff Kolpur of Quetta Collectorate foiled an attempt to smuggle 65,000  liters Iranian diesel by seizing a 22 wheeler trailer. As per the directions of FTO MCC Quetta continues raiding on illegal Iranian fuels and this latest seizing of huge quantity of fuel is the result of extra… Continue reading

MCC Quetta cracks down against illegal fuel stations

KARACHI: MCC Quetta has initiated a crackdown against smuggling of foreign origin fuel and raided several mini petrol stations selling the illegal commodity. On the direction of FTO MCC Quetta under the supervision of collector customs Ashraf Ali initiated another crack down against illegal foreign origin mini petrol pumps in… Continue reading

FTO seeks report on pending revenue recovery in gold jewelry sector

KARACHI: Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has taken notice of the news regarding pending recovery in gold and jewelry sector where some exporters of jewelry failed to repatriate foreign exchange and Customs Department did not take cognizance in the matter due to jurisdictional issue. Directorate General of Internal Audit reported pending… Continue reading