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Budget 2017: Reduction in duty on Renewable Energy Sector and Cashless Transaction Devices

In a bid to incentivize domestic value addition under Make in India initiative of the Government, the Finance Minister has proposed to reduce Customs and Excise duties on several items related to the Renewable Energy Sector. ...

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Budget 2017 Chapter wise changes relating to Customs

Basic Customs duty rate on Cashew nut, roasted, salted or roasted and salted [20081910] is being increased from 30% to 45% by increasing the tariff rate from 30% to 45%. Clause 109 (a) of the Finance Bill, 2017 refers. By virtue of declaration under the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act, 1931, this increase will come into force with imm...

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Notification No. 08/2017-Customs (N.T.) dated 31.01.2017

Notification No. 08/2017-Customs (N.T.) (31/01/2017)

Tariff value Notification No. 08/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.) in respect of Fixation of tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Sliver...

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Notification No. 5/2017-Customs (N.T./CAA/DRI) dated 31.01.2017

Notification No. 5/2017-Customs (N.T./CAA/DRI) (31/01/2017)

The Director General, Revenue Intelligence, hereby appoints officers mentioned in column (5) of the Table below to act as a common adjudicating authority to exercise the powers and discharge the duties conferred or imposed on officers mentioned in column (4) of the said Table in respect of notices mentioned in column (2) of the said [&hel...

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Notification No. 4/2017-Customs (N.T./ CAA/ DRI) dated 30.01.2017

Notification No. 4/2017-Customs (N.T./CAA/DRI) (30/01/2017)

In pursuance of notification No. 60/2015-Customs (N.T.), published vide number G.S.R. 453(E), dated 4th June 2015 in Gazette of India, Extra-ordinary, Part-II, section 3, subsection (i), and as amended by notification No. 133/2015-Customs (N.T.), published vide number G.S.R. 916(E) dated 30th November 2015...

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Reduce customs duty on chilled & frozen sea food and poultry

Government urged to to reduce customs duty on chilled and frozen seafood from present level of 30% to 10% to bring down food inflation and satiate high demand for seafood in India. ...

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Notification No. 02/2017-Customs, Dated: 27.01.2017

Notification No. 02/2017-Customs (27/01/2017)

The principal notification no. 96/2008-Customs, dated the 13th August, 2008 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 590(E), dated the 13th August, 2008 and was last amended by notification No. 67/2016-Customs, dated the 31st December, 2016, published in the Gazette of In...

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Suggested amendments to improve working of Customs Brokers

Section 146 of The Customs Act, 1962 states that no person shall carry on business as an agent relating to the entry or departure of a conveyance or the import or export of goods at any Customs station unless such person holds a license granted in this behalf in accordance with regulations made in this regard by the Board....

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India-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

Notification - No. 7/2017-Customs (N. T.) (24/01/2017)

(1) These rules may be called the India-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (Bilateral Safeguard Measures) Rules, 2017. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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40 CBEC Officers selected for Grant of Presidential Award

Notification No. 06/2017 (N.T.) (24/01/2017)

40 Officers of the Customs & Central Excise selected for Grant of Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for Specially distinguished Record of Service. ...

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Custom duty is an indirect tax which is applicable on goods which are imported into India and a few goods which are exported out of India. Globally, countries levy custom duties over import and export of goods for raising revenue and also for shielding their domestic companies from competitors from several other countries. Custom duty in India is imposed on almost universally all the goods which are imported into India. Export duties are imposed on few goods as provided under Second Schedule. These duties are not imposed on few items such as lifesaving drugs or equipment, food grains, fertilizers etc. Import duties are divided into basic duty, true countervailing duty, additional customs duty, protective duty, anti-dumping duty and education cess.

Customs duty in India is imposed according to the value of the goods or their weight, dimension and other various criteria as per the goods. Where the duties are based on goods value, then the custom duties are known as ad valorem duties, and where the duty is based on quantity or weight, the duties are known as specific duties.

Customs Act, 1962 empowers the government of India for levying customs duty, prohibiting import and export of goods, framing policies for exporting and importing and penalties, offences etc. All the matters which are related to custom duty comes under the CBEC (Central Board of Excise & Customs). The Central Board of Excise & Customs also formulates policies with respect to custom duty rate, smuggling prevention and administrative decisions that are related to customs formations.

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