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All about Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016

Nature of Dispute covered under Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016: A dispute in respect of any of the provisions of the Act which is pending before the Commissioner (Appeals) as an appeal against the impugned order as on the 1.3.2016....

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All about E-payment of Indirect Taxes

E-payment of tax is a facility provided to the tax payers to make tax payments through internet using net-banking facility. Electronic Accounting System in Excise and Service Tax (EASIEST) is a web based payment gateway launched by CBEC in 2006/2007 enabling assessees to pay Central Excise Duties and Service Tax online. ...

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All about Filing of Appeal before CESTAT- Part I

Against orders passed by officers, who are lower than the rank of Principal Commissioner /Commissioner of Central Excise /Customs /Service Tax, the first appeal lies to the Commissioner (Appeals) and there from, appeals lies either to Joint Secretary ( Revision Application) or CESTAT, as the case may be....

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All about Effective dates for Applicability of Budget Proposals

Each year, Budget is presented by Union Finance Minister in the Parliament normally on 28thFebruary. From Customs /Central Excise officer‘s interest point of view, it, inter alia, contains proposal for amendments of Statutory provisions of Indirect Tax laws, namely, Customs Act, 1962; Customs Tariff Act, 1975; Central Excise Act, 1944;...

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Basics of Drafting Good Show Cause Notice (SCN)

In this article, attempts have been made to explain some basics about how to draft a good Show Cause Notice (SCN). ...

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All about Drafting of Adjudication Order

In this article, attempts have been made to explain and provide some basics about Drafting of Adjudication Order...

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All about Swachh Bharat Cess (SBC)

In Budget 2015, Central Government introduced Swachh Bharat Cess. The statutory authority for new levy is contained in Section 119 (Chapter VI) of Finance Act, 2015. ...

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Compounding of Offences under Indirect Tax Laws

To prevent litigation and encourage early settlement of disputes, the Government introduced a scheme in year 2005 providing for compounding of offences against payment of compounding amount. Initially, it was extended to offences under Customs Act, 1962 and Central Excise Act, 1944. In the year 2012, it has been extended to offences under...

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Abbreviations commonly used in Customs, Central Excise & Service Tax

In this E-book, attempts have been made to tabulate commonly used abbreviations in the Customs and Excise Department. It is expected that it will help the new entrants into the service. Though all efforts have been made to make this document error free, but it is possible that some errors might have crept into the document....

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Difference between Tariff and Non-Tariff Notifications

Tariff Notification is a notification which contains matters relating to tariff i.e. rate of duty. In other words, any notification having impact on effective rate of duty or in other words, providing for lower rate of duty (i.e. effective rate of duty) than the prescribed tariff rate of Central Excise duty/Customs duty, would be termed a...

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Find out all the latest news on Excise Duty here at Taxguru.in. Read all the relevant excise duty notifications and excise duty articles only with Taxguru.

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.

At Taxguru, we provide you all the latest news on excise duty together with all the updates and excise duty notifications. We at regular intervals publish excise duty articles and blogs for the benefit of our readers. Get to know all the latest developments in the Excise Tax Act and all the latest amendments at Taxguru. Find out all the excise duty news and updates with respect to excise duty here at Taxguru. We ensure that we bring you all the accurate and comprehensive coverage relating to excise duty in India

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