Pakistan Customs seizes huge quantity of Indian white sugar

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Customs has seized huge quantity of Indian origin white sugar, which was to be used in Afghanistan. Read more »

FBR redeploys 1,650 customs officials to curb smuggling

ISLAMABAD: The Customs Wing has re-deployed and transferred 1,650 official positions to meet the challenging revenue target and particularly to control smuggling. Read more »

FBR warns stern action against under-invoicing, mis-declaration

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to launch drive against manufacturers and importers indulged in under invoicing and incurring huge revenue losses to national exchequer. FBR chairman Syed Shabbar Zaidi,... Read more »

FBR reshuffles BS-16 officials in Customs intelligence and investigation

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on July 15, 2019 notified transfers and postings of following BS-16 officials of Customs Department with immediate effect and until further orders. Read more »

Payment for clearance of imported vehicles facilitated

KARACHI: Imported vehicles can be cleared at customs stage by paying duty and taxes through foreign remittances received in the account of family members of sender. Read more »

FBR proposes retaining machinery for five years by EPZ investors for duty, tax free disposal

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has proposed retaining period of machinery to five years imported by exporters for disposing of without duty and taxes. Read more »

FBR notifies transfers, postings of 503 principal appraisers, appraising officers in major reshuffle

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday made huge reshuffle in Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) by notifying transfer and posting of 503 officers including principal appraisers, appraising officers and valuation officers... Read more »

Preventive officer awarded dismissal from service for misconduct

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has awarded major penalty of ‘dismissal from service’ upon Hassan Ashraf, preventive officer, posted at Model Customs Collectorate of Preventive, Karachi on the charges of misconduct. Read more »

FBR proposes reducing retaining period of imported plant, machinery by export units for disposal at zero percent duty, taxes

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has proposed to relax the condition of disposal of plant and machinery by export units at zero percent of duty and taxes to five years as... Read more »

FBR allows reduced duty rates for import of certain CBU vehicles

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has allowed reduced rate of customs duty on import of certain automotive vehicles in Completely Built Units (CBUs) under Automotive Development Policy 2016-2020. Read more »

Aviation industry allowed duty free import of aircraft, spare parts

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has allowed duty free import of aviation related goods including aircraft and spare parts under National Aviation Policy 2015. Read more »

FBR extends application of locally manufactured goods list up to June 2020 for exemption, concessions

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has extended the application the list of locally manufacturing goods up to June 30, 2020 for the purpose of allowing concession and exemption at customs clearance... Read more »