Customs unfolds bid to clear mobile phones on passengers’ stolen information

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has unfolded a bid to steal the data of air travelers for the purpose of mobile phone registration with the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Read more »

Pakistan imports cell phones worth Rs84.2 billion in ten months

KARACHI: Pakistan has imported mobile phones worth Rs84.2 billion during July – April 2018/2019 despite serious economic difficulties in the country. Read more »

FBR updates procedure for mobile device registration

ISLAMABAD: Device Identification Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS) is a system designed to identify non-compliant devices operating on local mobile networks. Read more »

Deduction of withholding tax on phone cards begins

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has started collecting withholding tax on phone cards on Friday following the judgment of the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP). Read more »

Clearance of mobile phones: Customs valuation of 234 brands, models issued

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has issued valuation of 234 different brands and models of mobile phones for the purpose of determination of duty and taxes at clearance stage. Read more »

Mobile phones import down by 22.15 percent on mandatory registration

KARACHI: The import of mobile phones has declined by 22.15 percent in February 2019 following imposition of mandatory registration with regulatory authority, said Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Saturday. Read more »

Pakistan imports mobile phones worth Rs55 billion in seven months

ISLAMABAD: Despite the government’s effort to curtail import bill the country imported mobile phones worth Rs55 billion during first seven months of current fiscal year. Read more »

MCC Peshawar announces public auction of confiscated mobile phones

ISLAMABAD: Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Peshawar has announced public auction of confiscated mobile phones to be held on February 20, 2019. Read more »

Sales tax rates revised for imported mobile phones

KARACHI: The government has revised the sales tax on mobile phones at the time of import or local supply and sales tax chargeable at the time of registration of IMEI number by... Read more »

New withholding tax card for imported mobile phones proposed

KARACHI: The government has proposed new withholding tax rates for imported mobile phones through Finance Supplementary (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019, presented on January 23, 2019. Read more »

MCC Peshawar announces auction of mobile phones on Jan 22

ISLAMABAD: Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Peshawar announced to conduct public auction of confiscated mobile phones on January 22, 2019. Read more »

Applicable duty, tax rates on mobile phones

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified the applicable duty and tax rates on import of mobile phones. Read more »