SCAT allows appeals in Monosodium Gluatamate case

KARACHI: Deciding three identical appeals filed by Usama Enterprises, Marhaba Trading Corporation and  Universal Trading, Special Customs Appellate Tribunal headed by its chairman/member judicial II, Mr Sajid Abbasi, allowed the same on ground of jurisdiction and delayed action by the respondent customs authorities. The respondents include Collector Custom (Appeals), Additional… Continue reading

SHC issues pre_admission notices for May 18 in three identical petitions filed by steel sheet importers 

KARACHI: Pre-admission notices were issued for May 18 to Chairman FBR, COllector Customs Appraisement East, West, Port Muhammad Bin Qasim in three identical constitution petitions filed by importers of steel sheets of primary quality. The bench was hearing petitions filed by Shaikh Hameed & Sons, Kaam Impex Trader& Dost Muhammad… Continue reading

Importer gets relief on apprehension allegation of Money Laundering against Viper Technology (Pvt) Ltd

KARACHI: The customs Post Clearance Audit (PCA) department was restrained from taking any adverse action against petitioner company Viper Technology (Pvt) Ltd on allegation of money laundering. Zain Jatoi advocate appeared for the petitioner before the customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi… Continue reading

Customs Intelligence & Investigation books Megaplus Pakistan in fiscal fraud

KARACHI: Director of Customs Intelligence & Investigation Karachi has lodged an FIR against Directors and partners of M/s Megaplus Pakistan for evasion of duty/taxes of Rs61.88 million through mis-declaration and concealment of values of imported consignments of IT equipment by way of submission of fake invoices. Federal Board of Revenue… Continue reading

Under-invoicing related money laundering: Cases of POP Global Distribution and Technosol referred to Customs I&I

KARACHI: The Directorate of Post Clearance Audit (PCA) has forwarded around 40 more cases to Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) of under-invoicing related money-laundering and fiscal fraud. PCA initiated scrutiny and analysis of last five year data comprising FIRs lodged for under-invoicing, mis-declaration and over-invoicing, Order-in-Originals and Contravention Reports served… Continue reading

SHC disposes ten petitions filed by importers against Post Clearance Audit under invoicing, money laundering allegations against petitioner companies

KARACHI: Ten constitutional petitions filed by dozens of importers against  post clearance audit objections and subsequent probable proceedings were disposed of by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mahmood A Khan after statement by top officials of Post Clearance… Continue reading

SHC issues pre-admission notice for Dec 17 Reassessment of GD’s by PCA of assessed goods under section 80

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) on Friday fixed Dec 17 to hear a petition challenging re-assessment of Goods Declaration already assessed under section 80 of the Customs Act 1969. Earlier, Rayan Zia advocate appearing for the petitioner Kami Corporation submitted that it imports desktop… Continue reading

PCA or Collectorate have jurisdiction in out of charge consignments

KARACHI: The Custom authorities were restrained from any coercive action against a petitioner who challenged recovery notice issued by Custom Collectorate. The bench earlier heard Sardar Faisal Zafar advocate who maintained that the Custom authorities of collectorate have no jurisdiction in case of consignments which are out of charge. Only… Continue reading

SHC issues pre-admission notices for Nov 20 Petition by importers of laptops, Computers

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mahmood A Khan ordered issuance of pre-admission notices for Nov 20 to respondent custom officials in a petition filed Megaplus and others importers of lap top and desk top computers.. The petitioners… Continue reading

SHC issues pre-admission notice to customs, DAG for Nov 20

KARACHI: In a case of reassessment of already assessed Goods Declarations by Post Clearance Audit (PCA) of Pakistan Customs, a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) ordered issuance of pre-admission notices to the  clearance collectorate concerned, PCA and Deputy Attorney General for Nov 20 in a petition… Continue reading