MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement and Compliance (E&C) has collected Rs35.77 million under the heads of customs duty, sales tax and Income tax during month of December 2021-22.
According to the details, Multan Customs has collected Rs31.22 million in wake of customs duty during the month of December. Multan Customs collected Rs2.55 million under the head of sales tax during the month of December in fiscal year 2021-22 and collected Rs1.9 million under the head of income tax during December in the financial year 2021-22. In addition to regular/routine collection of duty/taxes, an effective strategy was devised to specially focus on areas to enhance revenue through administrative measures like auction, Anti-smuggling, as well as crediting of seized/confiscated currency into National Bank of Pakistan.
Multan Customs is taking effective measures towards expedition of trade and ease of doing customs business, the measures taken on both revenues worked very well and the Collectorate was able to achieve the assigned target in all areas besides trade facilitation.
Several facilitation measures were also undertaken by the Collectorate during the month of December some of which are briefed as the Currency Declaration System (CDS) has been installed at Multan International Airport which is facilitating foreign passengers. Air Freight Unit (AFU) of Multan International Airport collected Rs60400/- duty taxes collection during month of December 2021-22.