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Cigarettes with the stamp of Kosovo were confiscated

1.03.2024 | News

Indirect Taxation Authority (ITA) authorized officers seized a large amount of cigarettes and tobacco that were not marked in the legally prescribed manner at two locations covered by the Tuzla regional center. A total of 4,093 packs of cigarettes were marked with the Kosovo excise stamp, and these are smuggled excise goods. Also, 97.5 kg of finely cut tobacco and 358 packs of hand-rolled cigarettes were confiscated. The goods in question were seized from six natural persons.

A shipment containing electronic devices was registered for import customs clearance at the customs office in Tuzla. After the ITA officers performed a detailed inspection of the cargo motor vehicle, hidden and contraband goods were found and temporarily confiscated. It was about 384 boxes of the “collagen Crux” nutritional supplement.

During a detailed inspection of a bus entering Bosnia and Herzegovina, the ITA authorized officers found and temporarily confiscated hidden and undeclared goods, game consoles and chips.

The total value of temporarily confiscated goods was estimated at BAM 115,200.

Legal measures and actions will be taken against the perpetrators of the described illegalities.

The Indirect Taxation Authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina invites all citizens to report any form of customs or VAT evasion, or illegal sale of excise goods to our open line 080 02 06 07. All calls are free and completely anonymous. Citizens can also send a photo and location where cigarettes and tobacco are illegally sold to Viber number 065 355 155.