Customs officers authorized business access for audit

KARACHI: Customs officers have been authorized under customs laws to enter business premises to access records necessary for the purpose of audit. Read more »

Any person can takeover imported goods by offering higher customs value

KARACHI: In order to prevent under-invoicing and mis-declaration the customs authorities have powers to accept offer from any person to allow clearance at higher value than the declared by an importer for... Read more »

FBR applies standard measurement units for customs clearance

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has applied standard units of measurements (UoM) for customs clearance of consignments. Read more »

Determination of values for imports and exports under Customs Act

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued Customs Act, 1969 updated up to June 30, 2019 incorporating changes brought through Finance Act, 2019. Read more »

Auction of confiscated diesel oil, heavy motor cycles on Sept 17 at Sukkur

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has announced auction of confiscated high speed diesel oil and heavy motor cycles on September 17, 2019 lying at State Ware House, Sukkur. The customs authorities announced to auction... Read more »

FBR decides to update units of measurement for trade facilitation

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to update the units of measurements in order to facilitate trade. FBR chairman Syed Shabbar Zaidi has issued instructions to customs authorities, said a... Read more »

Pakistan, Saudi Customs to exchange intelligence based information

ISLAMABAD: The customs authorities of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to further explore intelligence based information to strengthen mutual cooperation. Read more »

Customs stops goods removal from EPZ without authority

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has stopped removal of goods from export processing zones by customs agents without authority letter of investors or importer of the EPZ. Read more »

FBR directs IR, Customs offices to ensure taxpayer friendly environment

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Thursday directed all offices of Inland Revenue and Pakistan Customs to ensure a clean and friendly environment in the offices across the country. Read more »

Procedure issued to sanction sales tax refund claims of importers

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued procedure for sanctioning refund claims on sales tax collected against imported goods. Read more »

FBR imposes major penalty on four customs officials

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has imposed major penalty on four customs officials for misconduct and inefficiency. Read more »

FBR notifies transfers of eight BS-16 customs officials

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Tuesday notified transfers and postings of eight BS-16 officers of Customs Department with immediate effect and until further. Read more »