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THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) filed 70 criminal cases against 244 alleged smugglers and ordered the closure of 19 customs-bonded warehouses in the year to date, the Department of Finance (DoF) said in a statement Thursday.
THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) said it generated an additional P1.035 billion in revenue in the 10 months to October after finding violations by importers in post-clearance audits.
THE BUREAU OF CUSTOMS (BoC) again exceeded its collection goal in October due to improved valuation and higher import volume, beating for the fifth straight month its goal that had been slashed several times on a grim economic outlook.
THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) said it hopes to complete by year's end an audit of products that saw a dramatic surge in demand due to the pandemic to check on whether importers are eligible to claim tax exemptions.
GOVERNMENT BORROWINGS may be less than initially estimated this year, after the main revenue-generating agencies beat their lowered targets two months in a row, Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said.
THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) said it established the Port Control Office (PCO), which is tasked with identifying and examining shipments deemed high risk for smuggled goods.
THE Bureau of Customs seized P2.2 billion worth of illegal cigarette-making machines and tobacco products from May 28 to mid July as lockdowns were eased.
DUTIES and taxes collected from imported fuel products hit P99.8 billion as of Aug. 12, counting from September 2019 when the government imposed a marking system on such products, the Bureau of Customs (BoC) said.
THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) collected P303.132 billion in the seven months to July, down 16.3% year on year because of the disruptions to trade caused by the pandemic and lockdown.
SHIPMENTS from China containing P54 million worth of sugar, misdeclared as steel and other hardware items, were seized at the Port of Manila, the Bureau of Customs (BoC) reported on Tuesday.
THE BUREAU of Customs (BoC) seized P53 million worth of smuggled food products from China at the port of Manila yesterday.
A FERRARI car, 12 cigarette-making machines, and various brands of counterfeit cigarettes were crushed at the Bureau of Customs (BoC) Compound in Port Area, Manila on Tuesday as part of the government’s drive against smuggling and the manufacture of fake cigarettes.
THE BUREAU of Customs will install 50 x-ray units worth P1.2 billion in major ports across the country to tighten its watch on smuggling.
MALACAÑANG ON Tuesday maintained that President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s order for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to take over the Bureau of Customs (BoC) is constitutional, saying that soldiers will only be “assigned” to the bureau to “oversee” the operations there and “will not be appointed nor designated to civilian positions.”
THE BUREAU of Customs topped its collection target in August due to a weak peso, high oil market prices and enforcement of proper valuation, marking the seventh straight month that goals were exceeded.
A JOINT operation by the Bureau of Customs (BoC) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has busted “one of the biggest drug shipments in the country’s history,” the BoC said in a statement on Wednesday.
THE BUREAU of Customs (BoC) said it beat its March collection target, with revenue growing 19.1% year on year, after many of its ports...
By Mario M. Banzon DETAINED former Bureau of Customs (BoC) Commissioner Nicanor E. Faeldon will file an ethics complaint against Senator Panfilo M. Lacson on...