FBR directs speedy clearance of flood relief goods

FBR directs speedy clearance of flood relief goods

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday directed the customs authorities to ensure speedy clearance of goods related to flood relief operations.

To speed up relief efforts, FBR has instructed all Chief Collectors of Customs to ensure effective coordination with National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Provincial Disaster Management Authorities (PDMAs) to complete formalities so that imported relief consignments for flood affectees are cleared within 24 hours.

It is again reiterated that for (90) days w.e.f. 30th August 2022, all types of relief goods when imported are exempted from all types of federal duties and taxes including customs duty, regulatory duty, sales tax and advance income tax if these are certified by NDMA or a PDMA.

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