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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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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, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue),...

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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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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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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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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 from one M/s B.G. India Energy Services P...

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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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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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