Examination can be expedited but customs authorities reluctant to give WEBOC access: Brig. Waqar KARACHI: Commandant Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Brig. Syed Waqar Haider Rizvi has said that ANF’s examination procedure can be expedited if it was given access to WEBOC system which was being demanded since last three years but… Continue reading

ANF Access to WeBOC system will Improve Doing Business Ranking Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo, President FPCCI

Karachi (PR) Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo, President of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry while welcoming Brigadier Syed Waqar Haider Rizvi, Force Commander Anti Narcotic Force Karachi stated that repacking of the exports goods after examination caused delays, cost and confidence of the buyers. The President FPCCI also… Continue reading

KTBA requests solving adjustment of input tax

KARACHI: Karachi Tax Bar Association (KTBA) on Thursday requested the FBR to solve the issue of input tax adjustment. KTBA wrote a letter to Dr. Hamid Ateeq Sarwar Member IR–Policy, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) referring to earlier letters nos. KTBA/2013/0583, KTBA/2014/184 dated November 27, 2013 and June 23, 2014… Continue reading

SHC restrains Customs from arresting accused Custom Officer

KARACHI: The Custom department was restrained from arresting a Principal Appraiser, accused of collusion with importer, fabricating fake documents etc. A bench of Sindh High Court (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mahmood Ahmed Khan earlier heard Ghulam Hyder Shaikh advocate, counsel for petitioner who maintained that his… Continue reading

ASO Preventive recover large quantity of smuggled goods from Jodia Bazar

KARACHI: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) of MCC Preventive Karachi led by Deputy Collector Akbar Jan has recovered large quantity of smuggled goods including betel nuts from warehouses at Jodia Bazar Karchi. In pursuance of the directives of Collector Preventive Saquib Saeed to eliminate trade (sale and purchase) of smuggled goods,… Continue reading

SHC suspends demand notices for Sales Tax, hearing after 2 weeks

KARACHI: A custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan on Monday suspended demand notices issued to the importer by Pakistan Customs on WeBOC system pertaining to consignments cleared way back in October 2017. The bench was hearing a… Continue reading

FIR lodged for revenue evasion

KARACHI: MCC Appraisement East has booked an importer and clearing agent for evasion of duties and taxes through submission of fake and forged documents showing under invoiced and suppressed transaction value of the goods. Collector Saeed Akram had formed a team comprising Deputy collector Talha Salman, Principal Appraiser Dost Muhammad,… Continue reading

Quetta Customs collects Rs23 billion against annual revenue target of Rs18 billion

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate Quetta collected Rs22.9 billion during the financial year 2017-18 surpassing annual target of Rs18.136 billion set for the financial year and registered significant growth of 42 percent in revenue collection against collection of Rs16 billion previous year. Collector Quetta, Ashraf Ali said, “We have successfully… Continue reading

Non-updating of WeBOC system delays clearance of textile raw material

KARACHI: As the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been unable to incorporate the  recently notified amendments in the WeBOC system, the imported consignments of textile industry raw material are piling up awaiting clearance. It may be mentioned here that Federal Government in the federal budget 2018-19 has divided the… Continue reading

DPP, FSCRD integrated into WeBOC system

KARACHI: Directorate General of Reforms & Automation – Customs has integrated the modules of Department of Plant Protection (DPP) Federal Seed Certification & Registration Department (FSCRD) with the WeBOC system. This integration will enable the said departments to issue electronic Release Order/Phytosanitary Certificates/PSI Report Endorsements etc. Moreover, Directorate of Reforms… Continue reading