- FBR says seized cigarettes worth over Rs40 million.
- Maker had not paid government extract obligation adding up to Rs9.9 million, says income board.
- FBR says the maker had not paid deals charge adding up to Rs2.756 million.
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) seized on Friday over a large portion of 1,000,000 illicit cigarettes in the wake of catching two vehicles close to the Burhan Motorway Interchange
The FBR declared that its Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Inland Revenue, Islamabad, held onto 600 bundles, which included 6,000,000 sticks of neighborhood brands of unlawful cigarettes, esteemed at more than Rs40 million in the wake of catching two vehicles at the Burhan Motorway Interchange.
The group tracked down that Federal Excise Duty adding up to Rs9.9 million and deals charge adding up to Rs2.756 million was not paid to the public authority exchequer against the cigarettes.
The directorate seized the cigarettes and lawful procedures are in progress for the recuperation of assessments against the producer.
The FBR said that the move was made after administrator FBR requested the Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigation-Inland Revenue to accelerate its conflict against the exchange of fake and non-obligation paid cigarettes.