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Ctg Customs foil bid to evade Tk20.48cr tax in Ctg Port

28 July 2022


Chattogram Bureau :
According to the Chattogram Customs, there has been an attempt to evade duty of Tk 20 crore 48 lakh in the shipment of liquor and cigarettes coming in the name of two establishments of Uttara EPZ of Mongla and Nilphamari. This information was informed after the inventory (physical examination) at the CFS shed of NCT of the port on Monday night.
Deputy Commissioner in charge of Audit, Investigation and Research (AIR) branch of Chittagong Custom House Saiful Haque said that under the risk management of the AIR and PCU branches of the Customs House, by analyzing the exporter, the country of manufacture of the goods, the type of business of the importer, the address, the description of the goods, etc., an initial idea is obtained about the import of goods by false declaration in these two invoices.
Then on July 23 VIP Industries Bangladesh Pvt Ltd of Mongla EPZ and on July 14 Dong Jin Industrial BD Co Ltd of Uttara EPZ of Nilphamari were locked by the AIR branch in the National Board of Revenue’s Assyakuda World system, so that they could not be released from the port. On July 25, in the presence of representatives of various government agencies, 100 percent manual inspection (inventory) of two 40 feet long containers was done. 31 thousand 492 decimal 5 liters of foreign liquor is available in 2 thousand 858 cartons in two consignments. The taxable value of which is Tk 3 crore 39 lakh. The revenue involved is about 20 crore 68 lakh taka.

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