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 accomplishes Indirect Taxes Collection Target for F.Y. 2016-17

The indirect tax collections (Central Excise, Service Tax and Customs) in FY 2016-17are at Rs 63 lakh crore, which is 22.0% higher than the actual revenue receipts in FY 2015-16. Till March 2017, about 101.35% of the Revised Estimates (RE) of indirect taxes for Financial Year 2016-17 has been achieved....

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Centralised Task Force not made any effort to recover Excise/ Custom Duty: CAG

CBEC constituted, in 2004, a Centralised Task Force (CTF) to co-ordinate, facilitate, monitor and oversee the efforts of Customs and Central Excise field formations in recovery of arrears. We observed that though the Task Force was entrusted with finalising and implementing strategies for realisation of arrears it did not take any such ac...

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Ms. Vanaja N. Sarna, IRS appointed as Chairman CBEC

Ms. Vanaja N. Sarna, IRS (C&CE:1980) presently holding the charge as Member (Administration), has been appointed as Chairman, Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC). She is taking over on superannuation of Shri Najib Shah, IRS (C&CE:79) today i.e. 31.03.2017....

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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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Interest is leviable on credit availed even if not utilised

C.C.E. & S.T., Surat II Vs Shri Rakesh M. Shah (CESTAT Ahmedabad) - Honble Supreme Court and jurisdictional High Courts gave the rulings that reversal of Cenvat credit will amount to not taking Cenvat credit and accordingly benefit of relevant exemption notifications was held to be available to such assessees who reverse Cenvat credit earlier taken. ...

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SC upheld Constitutional Validity of Section 35F of Central Excise Act, 1944

Satya Nand Jha vs. Union of India and Others (Supreme Court) - In the case of Satya Nand Jha vs Union of India Honourable Supreme Court Upheld the Judgment of Jharkhand High Court and upheld the constitutional validity of Section 35F of the Central Excise Act, 1944. ...

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Levy not specified in SCN cannot be levied by Settlement Commission

M/s. Pravin Tex Pvt. Ltd. Vs The Customs & Central Excise Settlement Commission (Madras High Court) - This is an appeal preferred against the judgement of the learned Single Judge, dated 12.09.2016. 2. By virtue of the said judgement, the learned Single Judge disposed of a batch of writ petitions, which included, the writ petition filed by the appellant, before us....

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Appellate Authority cannot Enhance Penalty: Punjab Excise Act, 1914

M/s Nirvair Singh Vs Financial Commissioner Taxation (Punjab and Haryana High Court) - Section 14 of the Punjab Excise Act, 1914 does not confer a power upon the appellate authority to pass an order more burdensome than the order appealed against. It does not entitle the appellate authority to enhance the penalty. ...

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Value of Goods obtained on job-work cannot be included into turnover to calculate SSI Limit

Hitachi K. K. Manufacturing Co. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (CESTAT Kolkata) - Value of goods obtained on job-work basis cannot be included into turnover of appellants. By excluding this value items manufactured by appellants comes below limit prescribed for S.S.I. Exemption....

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Excise Duty on Heena Powder & Paste falling under Chapter 33-Reg.

Notification No. 11/2017-Central Excise (N.T.) - (24/04/2017) - Central Government is satisfied that according to a practice that was generally prevalent regarding levy of duty of excise (including non-levy thereof) under section 3 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), (hereinafter referred to as the said Act), on Heena Powder and Paste falling under Chap...

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CENVAT Credit (Second Amendment) Rules, 2017

Notification No. 10/2017-Central Excise (N.T.) - (13/04/2017) - Seeks to amend CENVAT credit Rules, 2004 to allow the importer of the goods to take Cenvat credit on basis of the challan of payment of service tax by the said importer on the services provided by a foreign shipping line to a foreign charterer w.r.t. goods destined for India....

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Central Excise (Settlement of Cases) Amendment Rules, 2017

Notification No. 9/2017-Central Exicse (N.T.) - (12/04/2017) - Disclosure of information in the application for settlement of cases.--The Settlement Commission shall, while calling for a report from the Commissioner of Central Excise under sub-section (3) of section 32F, forward a copy of the application referred to in sub-rule (1) of rule 2, or sub-rule (1A) ...

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Central Excise (Advance Rulings) Amendment Rules, 2017

Notification No. 8/2017-Central Excise (N.T.) - (31/03/2017) - 1. (1) These rules may be called the Central Excise (Advance Rulings) Amendment Rules, 2017. (2) They shall come into force with effect from the 1st day of April, 2017....

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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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Excise Duty on Heena Powder & Paste falling under Chapter 33-Reg.

Notification No. 11/2017-Central Excise (N.T.) (24/04/2017)

Central Government is satisfied that according to a practice that was generally prevalent regarding levy of duty of excise (including non-levy thereof) under section 3 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), (hereinafter referred to as the said Act), on Heena Powder and Paste falling under Chapter 33 of the First Schedule to the Cent...

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Interest is leviable on credit availed even if not utilised

C.C.E. & S.T., Surat II Vs Shri Rakesh M. Shah (CESTAT Ahmedabad)

Honble Supreme Court and jurisdictional High Courts gave the rulings that reversal of Cenvat credit will amount to not taking Cenvat credit and accordingly benefit of relevant exemption notifications was held to be available to such assessees who reverse Cenvat credit earlier taken. ...

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SC upheld Constitutional Validity of Section 35F of Central Excise Act, 1944

Satya Nand Jha vs. Union of India and Others (Supreme Court)

In the case of Satya Nand Jha vs Union of India Honourable Supreme Court Upheld the Judgment of Jharkhand High Court and upheld the constitutional validity of Section 35F of the Central Excise Act, 1944. ...

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Levy not specified in SCN cannot be levied by Settlement Commission

M/s. Pravin Tex Pvt. Ltd. Vs The Customs & Central Excise Settlement Commission (Madras High Court)

This is an appeal preferred against the judgement of the learned Single Judge, dated 12.09.2016. 2. By virtue of the said judgement, the learned Single Judge disposed of a batch of writ petitions, which included, the writ petition filed by the appellant, before us....

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CENVAT Credit (Second Amendment) Rules, 2017

Notification No. 10/2017-Central Excise (N.T.) (13/04/2017)

Seeks to amend CENVAT credit Rules, 2004 to allow the importer of the goods to take Cenvat credit on basis of the challan of payment of service tax by the said importer on the services provided by a foreign shipping line to a foreign charterer w.r.t. goods destined for India....

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Central Excise (Settlement of Cases) Amendment Rules, 2017

Notification No. 9/2017-Central Exicse (N.T.) (12/04/2017)

Disclosure of information in the application for settlement of cases.--The Settlement Commission shall, while calling for a report from the Commissioner of Central Excise under sub-section (3) of section 32F, forward a copy of the application referred to in sub-rule (1) of rule 2, or sub-rule (1A) as the case may be, to the Commissioner ...

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Central Excise (Advance Rulings) Amendment Rules, 2017

Notification No. 8/2017-Central Excise (N.T.) (31/03/2017)

1. (1) These rules may be called the Central Excise (Advance Rulings) Amendment Rules, 2017. (2) They shall come into force with effect from the 1st day of April, 2017....

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CBEC accomplishes Indirect Taxes Collection Target for F.Y. 2016-17

The indirect tax collections (Central Excise, Service Tax and Customs) in FY 2016-17are at Rs 63 lakh crore, which is 22.0% higher than the actual revenue receipts in FY 2015-16. Till March 2017, about 101.35% of the Revised Estimates (RE) of indirect taxes for Financial Year 2016-17 has been achieved....

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Centralised Task Force not made any effort to recover Excise/ Custom Duty: CAG

CBEC constituted, in 2004, a Centralised Task Force (CTF) to co-ordinate, facilitate, monitor and oversee the efforts of Customs and Central Excise field formations in recovery of arrears. We observed that though the Task Force was entrusted with finalising and implementing strategies for realisation of arrears it did not take any such ac...

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Appellate Authority cannot Enhance Penalty: Punjab Excise Act, 1914

M/s Nirvair Singh Vs Financial Commissioner Taxation (Punjab and Haryana High Court)

Section 14 of the Punjab Excise Act, 1914 does not confer a power upon the appellate authority to pass an order more burdensome than the order appealed against. It does not entitle the appellate authority to enhance the penalty. ...

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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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