Excise Duty

CENVAT credit on deposits insurance – Banks v/s Departments

Banks are registered under service tax in the category of Banking and Financial Services. They collect and pay service tax on its various incomes such as commissions, bank charges, documentation charges, processing fees etc. levied on its customers....

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Refund of Swatch Bharath Cess: A new area of Litigation

Department is looking forward for GST and field formations have been instructed to adjudicate pending cases as early as possible, a new bunch of litigations started propelling in the form of rejecting the S B Cess refunds. May the CBEC issue instructions in this regard to in the form of clarification to settle things right....

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Limitation period of one year is not applicable for claiming refund of taxes paid under protest

Whether limitation period of one year provided under Section 11B(1) of Excise Act, applicable to Service tax provisions also vide Section 83 of Finance Act, 1994, would be applicable where Service tax has been paid under protest?...

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Credit not to be reversed when inputs shown as scrap at lesser value and not written off

Whether reversal of Cenvat credit is required on the inputs which are shown as scrap & value of such inputs was shown at lesser value and not written off in the books of account?...

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Central excise demands on Industrial Promotion Subsidy received under PSI 2007

Recently, the central excise department has started issuing SCNs for recover of central excise duty on the Industrial Promotion Subsidy received by assessees in Maharshtra state....

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CBEC renamed as Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC)

FM approves the re-organisation of the field formations of the Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) for the implementation of Goods & Services Tax (GST); CBEC is being renamed as the Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC), after getting legislative approval...

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CBEC Partner Connectivity Protocol

CBEC Partner Connectivity Protocol – Solution for CBEC field formations managed by Custodians (under the HCCAR, 2009) requiring IT infrastructure and connectivity with CBEC Data Centre...

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Indirect Tax Collections up to February, 2017 show Growth of 22.2%

The figures for indirect tax collections (Central Excise, Service Tax and Customs) up to February 2017 show that net revenue collections are at Rs 7.72 lakh crore, which is 22.2% more than the net collections for the corresponding period last year. ...

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Taxes on Petrol / Diesel & CNG and neighboring Countries

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) attracts a concessional rate of 5% Basic Customs Duty (BCD) and 14% Basic Excise Duty (BED). The comparison of Retail Selling Price of Petrol and Diesel, as on 01.03.2017, with neighbouring countries is as under:-...

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CBI Arrests Superintendent of Central Excise in an alleged bribery case

CBI has arrested a Superintendent of Central Excise, Anti-Evasion, Hyderabad-II Commissionerate, Kendriya Shulk Bhavan, Basheerbagh, Hyderabad and a private person in an alleged bribery of Rs. four lakh....

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Section 35F do not bar Pre-Deposit out of CENVAT Credit Account

M/s.Manaksia Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise, Haldia (CESTAT Kolkata) - In view of the above observations, the view taken by the First Appellate Authority, that deposit under Section 35F (i) cannot be made from CENVAT Credit Account, is not the correct appreciation of law so long as the CENVAT Credit is permissible for utilisation as per Rule 3(4) of the CENVAT Credit...

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Bombay HC on eligibility for Benefit of Kar Vivad Scheme,1998

Sadhana Textile Mills Private Ltd., Vs Union of India (Bombay High Court) - In the light of the above factual position and the two Judgments of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India, it is conceded equally by the Department that their stand, as contained in the impugned letter, is unsustainable in law. The matter is covered by the said two Judgments. In the circumstances, we a...

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Cenvat Credit cannot be denied for mere non-Registration of Premises

Commissioner, Service Tax Vs M/S Pangea 3 Legal Database Systems Pvt. Ltd. (Allahabad High Court) - Insofar as requirement of registration with department as a condition precedent for claiming Cenvat credit is concerned, there is no provision in Cenvat Credit Rules which impose such restriction. ...

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Personal Penalty on director for clearance of taxable goods as exempt is unwarranted in absence of their role in the same

C.C.E. Vs M/s Avi Sales Pvt Ltd. (CESTAT Ahmedabad) - From the evidences as recorded and analysed in the impugned order, the role of the Director has not been specifically discussed and brought out the fact that non-payment of duty was at his instance. In these circumstances, the personal penalty on the Director is unwarranted and accordingly set aside...

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Lessee cannot claim CENVAT credit on capital goods on which lessor has availed depreciation U/s. 32 of Income Tax Act, 1961

Kapstone Paper and Packaging Pvt. Ltd Vs C.C.E. & S.Tax,Surat (CESTAT Ahmedabad) - Briefly stated the facts of the case are that the appellants are engaged in the manufacture of excisable goods, namely paper and paperboard falling Chapter Heading 48 of the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985. They have availed CENVAT credit of Rs.39,50,149/- on capital goods, procured on lease basis f...

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Notification No. 07/2017-Central Excise (N.T.), Dated: 23.03.2017

Notification No. 07/2017-Central Excise (N.T.) - (23/03/2017) - entral Board of Excise and Customs hereby invests in the officers specified in column (1) of the Table below, the powers of the Central Excise Officer of the rank specified in column (2) of the said Table, in the jurisdiction specified in Notification No. 27/2014-Central Excise, dated the 16th Septe...

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CBEC clarifies on classification of ‘Saree’ under CETA, 1985

Circular No. 1054/03/2017-CX - (15/03/2017) - Whether the goods described as 'Saree' which has undergone further processing such as embroidery, stitching of lace and tikki etc. and stitched with two or more kinds of fabrics is classifiable as Saree under Chapter 54 or as made-ups under Chapter 63 of the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985....

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Appeal before CESTAT? Declare that such matter not pending in other courts

01(05)/ Circular/ CESTAT/ 2017 - (27/02/2017) - All the concerned parties may be directed that while filing appeal/ applications before this Tribunal they have to give an undertaking in the following format along with the appeals/applications to be filed before CESTAT....

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Notification No. 06/2017-Central Excise (N.T.), Dated: 14.03.2017

Notification No. 06/2017-Central Excise (N.T.) - (14/03/2017) - In exercise of powers conferred by clause (b) of section 2 of the Central Excise Act, 1944(1 of 1944) read with sub-rule (1) of rule 3 of the Central Excise Rules, 2002, the Central Board of Excise and Customs makes the following further amendment in the notification of the Government of India, Mini...

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CBEC Master Circular on Show Cause Notice, Adjudication & Recovery

Circular No. 1053/02/2017-CX - (10/03/2017) - The master circular is divided into four parts. Part I deals with Show Cause Notice related issues, Part II deals with issues related to Adjudication proceedings, Part III deals with closure of proceedings and recovery of duty and Part IV deals with miscellaneous issues....

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CBEC renamed as Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC)

FM approves the re-organisation of the field formations of the Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) for the implementation of Goods & Services Tax (GST); CBEC is being renamed as the Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC), after getting legislative approval...

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Notification No. 07/2017-Central Excise (N.T.), Dated: 23.03.2017

Notification No. 07/2017-Central Excise (N.T.) (23/03/2017)

entral Board of Excise and Customs hereby invests in the officers specified in column (1) of the Table below, the powers of the Central Excise Officer of the rank specified in column (2) of the said Table, in the jurisdiction specified in Notification No. 27/2014-Central Excise, dated the 16th September, 2014 ...

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CENVAT credit on deposits insurance – Banks v/s Departments

Banks are registered under service tax in the category of Banking and Financial Services. They collect and pay service tax on its various incomes such as commissions, bank charges, documentation charges, processing fees etc. levied on its customers....

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Section 35F do not bar Pre-Deposit out of CENVAT Credit Account

M/s.Manaksia Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise, Haldia (CESTAT Kolkata)

In view of the above observations, the view taken by the First Appellate Authority, that deposit under Section 35F (i) cannot be made from CENVAT Credit Account, is not the correct appreciation of law so long as the CENVAT Credit is permissible for utilisation as per Rule 3(4) of the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004. Accordingly, appeal filed ...

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Bombay HC on eligibility for Benefit of Kar Vivad Scheme,1998

Sadhana Textile Mills Private Ltd., Vs Union of India (Bombay High Court)

In the light of the above factual position and the two Judgments of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India, it is conceded equally by the Department that their stand, as contained in the impugned letter, is unsustainable in law. The matter is covered by the said two Judgments. In the circumstances, we allow this writ petition and quash and se...

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CBEC Partner Connectivity Protocol

CBEC Partner Connectivity Protocol – Solution for CBEC field formations managed by Custodians (under the HCCAR, 2009) requiring IT infrastructure and connectivity with CBEC Data Centre...

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Refund of Swatch Bharath Cess: A new area of Litigation

Department is looking forward for GST and field formations have been instructed to adjudicate pending cases as early as possible, a new bunch of litigations started propelling in the form of rejecting the S B Cess refunds. May the CBEC issue instructions in this regard to in the form of clarification to settle things right....

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CBEC clarifies on classification of ‘Saree’ under CETA, 1985

Circular No. 1054/03/2017-CX (15/03/2017)

Whether the goods described as 'Saree' which has undergone further processing such as embroidery, stitching of lace and tikki etc. and stitched with two or more kinds of fabrics is classifiable as Saree under Chapter 54 or as made-ups under Chapter 63 of the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985....

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Appeal before CESTAT? Declare that such matter not pending in other courts

01(05)/ Circular/ CESTAT/ 2017 (27/02/2017)

All the concerned parties may be directed that while filing appeal/ applications before this Tribunal they have to give an undertaking in the following format along with the appeals/applications to be filed before CESTAT....

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Cenvat Credit cannot be denied for mere non-Registration of Premises

Commissioner, Service Tax Vs M/S Pangea 3 Legal Database Systems Pvt. Ltd. (Allahabad High Court)

Insofar as requirement of registration with department as a condition precedent for claiming Cenvat credit is concerned, there is no provision in Cenvat Credit Rules which impose such restriction. ...

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In today’s economic scenario the significance of taxes has increased and it now not limited to being a financial aid for the Governments. The Union or the Central Government imposes several taxes together with their state governments. Some of the taxes are also levied by local Municipalities as well. Excise Duty comes under the taxes which are levied by the Central Government as per the provisions laid out in the Excise Duty Act, Excise Duty Rules and Excise Duty notifications formulated by the Government.

Excise duty is an indirect tax which is levied on goods manufactured in India and are intended for home consumption. Manufacturing of the goods is the taxable event and the excise duty liability arises as and when the goods are produced. Excise duty is a tax on manufacturing that is payable by a manufacturer of goods, who passes the incidence on to their customers. The CBEC (Central Board of Excise and Customs) is the governing authority and it functions under Union Ministry of Finance’s Department of Revenue. Under the power conferred by the Central Excise Act, 1944, the Central Government levies taxes on production or manufacturing of goods. The excise tax rates are stated under the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985.

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