Customs and IR teams to sensitize shopkeepers over taxation

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City Reporter

In pursuance of Federal Board of Revenue’s directions, joint team of Pakistan Customs and Inland Revenue on Wednesday visited the Mall of Lahore in its ongoing anti-smuggling drive. 22 shops were visited to sensitize their managers to display their NTNs, STRNs and update their returns to substantiate origin of imported goods.
The shops qualifying as Tier-1 retailers in general and jewellers in particular, including Heritage, Grace jewellers, Mahfooz jewellers were visited and advised to revise their returns and declarations with FBR and, if required, get themselves duly registered for sales tax purposes as well.
The retailers were asked to update their records within 15 days to which they responded positively. The FBR team faced no disturbance and visit remained peaceful, spokesman for customs concluded.