SHC strikes down section 5 of the Income Tax Ord 2001

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court (SHC) struck down section 5(A) of the Income Tax Ordinance 2001 for being ultra vires of the Constitution. The bench in its judgment declared that insertion of section 5A in the Income Tax Ordinance 2001, including amendments thereto from time to time, does… Continue reading

SHC issues detailed judgment in Double Taxation, Super Tax case

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh issued detailed judgment in a bunch of Constitutional Petitions by the tax payers and Applications by the Inland Revenue. The court earlier ruled in favor of the petitioners through a short order passed on 31-3-2021. Following is the text of the… Continue reading

SHC over turns Tribunal judgment in mis-declaration case

KARACHI: Appreciating distinction between a case of mis-declaration and wrong shipment, a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC)  allowed a Special Customs Reference Application (SCRA) filed by Collector of Customs against Paramount Enterprises. The respondent company declared the imported consignments as Coconut Acid Oil claiming assessment under… Continue reading

SHC issues detailed judgment in Additional Dumping Duty petitions

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh has issued detailed judgment in dozens of identical petitions filed by Textile millers against Anti- Dumping Duty (ADD) which it already declared to be void and illegal vide short order dated 11-03-2021. The detailed judgment is authored by Justice Agha Faisal… Continue reading

SHC bench refers petition to CJ for constitution of larger bench, IMPORTABILITY OF VINTAGE CARS

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Muhammad Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal referred a number of identical petitions pertaining to vintage cars to the Chief Justice of SHC for constitution of a larger bench to decide the issue as they differed with… Continue reading

SHC rules notice under section 37 without inquiry as “un-sustainable”

KARACHI: Hearing a constitution petition filed by Aachee Garments (pvt) Ltd against Sales Tax authorities, an appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Muhammad Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal set aside a notice issued under section 37 of the Sales Tax Act 1990 requiring of petitioner… Continue reading

SHC allows petitions by pipe millers, quashes show cause notices

KARACHI: The dozens of constitution petitions filed by pipe mills against denial of exemption under SRO 565 (i) of 2006 dated 05-06-2006 and pursuant show cause notices were allowed by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh here on Tuesday. The petitions were filed by Shaikh Pipe Mills,… Continue reading

SHC suspends judgment subject pay of 50 per cent amount payable

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh allowed an application filed by Fauji Cement seeking suspension of its judgment in a SCRA and constitutional petitions conditionally. The SHC passed the judgment on March 10 in SCRA 548/2014 dismissing the reference. A counsel appearing for the applicant/appellant said… Continue reading

SHC reserves judgment in huge bunch of Afghan Transit Container cases

KARACHI: The judgment was reserved in about 2200 Special Custom Reference Applications pending since a decade and some of them pertains to 2007-2008 by a Customs Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Muhammad Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal here on Tuesday. Khalid Rajper Advocate appeared… Continue reading

SHC re_endorse judgment about Regulatory Duty

KARACHI: More than 50 petitions challenging imposition of Regulatory  Duty (RD) through Finance Act 2017 were disposed of by a customs Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh declaring the RD imposition with retrospective effect as void, ab_initio. The bench heard petitions filed by Dewan Motors and 52 other companies…. Continue reading