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

Service Tax - 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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All about Filing of Appeal before CESTAT Forms Part-IV

Service Tax - In this e-book, various forms specified for filing appeals by the party or the Department or filing memorandum of Cross objections before Tribunal under the relevant sections of Customs Act, 1962, Central Excise Act, 1944 and the Finance Act, 1994 have been given....

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Failure to give intimation not restricts Reversal of Proportionate Cenvat Credit

Service Tax - Whether the option to reverse CENVAT credit, under Rule 6(3) (ii) of the CENVAT credit rules, 2004 (CCR) be denied merely on the ground that no intimation was given to the department?...

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Rate of interest on delayed payment of duty as applicable during the impugned period – Issues therein

Service Tax - 1. Whether applicable rate of interest for delayed payment under Section 11AA of the Central Excise Act, 1944 is the one prevalent during period(s) of delay? 2. Whether it is justified to levy penalty under Section 11AC of the Excise Act, when the Returns filed by the Assessee clearly indicated the duty amount payable but not paid?...

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Time limit to claim refund under rule 5 of Cenvat Credit Rules, 2004

Service Tax - The Hon’ble CESTAT, Bangalore held that although there is no specific 'relevant date' under Section 11B of the Excise Act to claim refund of unutilized credit, but, that would not rule out applicability of Section 11B. Relevant date should be the date of export....

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Govt approves creation of six new Benches of CESTAT

Service Tax - The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for setting up six additional Benches of the Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), including three at the existing locations of New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai and three new Benches at Chandigarh, Allahabad and Hyderabad. ...

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Tribunal directed JetLite to pay Rs 100 crore as a pre-deposit on a service tax dispute

Service Tax - The Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal has directed JetLite (formerly Sahara Airlines Ltd) to pay Rs 100 crore (Rs 1 billion) as a pre-deposit on a service tax dispute, pending final settlement.Of the amount, Rs 64 crore (Rs 640 million) is towards service tax arrears and the rest is penalty for non-payment. The amount in di...

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Can a CESTAT Member who has not completed probation can be relived from his duty without assigning any reason?

Service Tax - RECENTLY the President of India was pleased to discharge Hon'ble member of the CESTAT Mr. PK Das, just a day before he was to complete his three year probation period. Can a Member of the Tribunal be sent home just like that? The answer, unfortunately is, `YES'....

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Shocking-95% Appeals By Deptt. Quashed By CESTAT – Bangalore

Service Tax -  Believe it, 90 per cent of the appeals filed by the Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax Department of our nation against assessees, who had received a favourable order at the lower level, have been dismissed by the Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), South Zonal Bench, Bangalore during the year 2008. Out [&h...

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Refund of Service Tax on to & fro fright charges allowed despite no bifurcation

Cap & Seal (Indore) (P) Ltd. Vs. CCE (CESTAT Delhi) - Rejection of refund claim filed under Notification No. 41/2007-S.T., dt. 6-10-2007, as amended is the subject matter of present dispute. The learned Commissioner (Appeals) vide the impugned order dated 6-8-2010 has denied the refund benefit on the ground that though, to and fro freight charges have ...

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No provision for inclusion of value of scrap as additional consideration

Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Ltd. Vs. CCE (CESTAT Mumbai) - There is no provision in Service Tax Rules for inclu­sion of value of scrap as an additional consideration; only the amounts received towards taxable services are leviable to service tax. ...

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Rebate of Excise duty where customs duty component is claimed as drawback

Commissioner of Central Excise, Calicut Commissionerate Vs M/s. Orion Battery (CESTAT Bangalore) - Appellant is eligible for rebate of Central Excise duty paid on inputs used in the manufacture of export goods, even in case where customs duty component is claimed as drawback. ...

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Section 11D cannot be invoked if excise duty collected been paid to Govt

CCE Vs. PRP Wire Ropes (CESTAT Mumbai) - It was not even alleged that they collected a amount as ‘duty' but not paid it to the exchequer. None of situation specified in section 11D is applicable in the present case. In fact, in such a situation, there should not have any grievance to the parties since the appellants had paid the amount w...

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CESTAT bench must follow decision of coordinate bench

Vivilon Textiles Industries Ltd. Vs. CCE (CESTAT Mumbai) - We have also observed that in the earlier proceedings in this case the matter was heard by the division bench of this Tribunal. After hearing of the matter, a difference of opinion arose between the Members and the matter was referred to the third member of this Tribunal and thereafter a majority de...

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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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Refund of Service Tax on to & fro fright charges allowed despite no bifurcation

Cap & Seal (Indore) (P) Ltd. Vs. CCE (CESTAT Delhi)

Rejection of refund claim filed under Notification No. 41/2007-S.T., dt. 6-10-2007, as amended is the subject matter of present dispute. The learned Commissioner (Appeals) vide the impugned order dated 6-8-2010 has denied the refund benefit on the ground that though, to and fro freight charges have been claimed by service provider, no sep...

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No provision for inclusion of value of scrap as additional consideration

Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Ltd. Vs. CCE (CESTAT Mumbai)

There is no provision in Service Tax Rules for inclu­sion of value of scrap as an additional consideration; only the amounts received towards taxable services are leviable to service tax. ...

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Rebate of Excise duty where customs duty component is claimed as drawback

Commissioner of Central Excise, Calicut Commissionerate Vs M/s. Orion Battery (CESTAT Bangalore)

Appellant is eligible for rebate of Central Excise duty paid on inputs used in the manufacture of export goods, even in case where customs duty component is claimed as drawback. ...

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Section 11D cannot be invoked if excise duty collected been paid to Govt

CCE Vs. PRP Wire Ropes (CESTAT Mumbai)

It was not even alleged that they collected a amount as ‘duty' but not paid it to the exchequer. None of situation specified in section 11D is applicable in the present case. In fact, in such a situation, there should not have any grievance to the parties since the appellants had paid the amount whatever they collected and paid it compl...

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CESTAT bench must follow decision of coordinate bench

Vivilon Textiles Industries Ltd. Vs. CCE (CESTAT Mumbai)

We have also observed that in the earlier proceedings in this case the matter was heard by the division bench of this Tribunal. After hearing of the matter, a difference of opinion arose between the Members and the matter was referred to the third member of this Tribunal and thereafter a majority decision has been […]...

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Redemption fine of 10% & penalty of 5% of value of goods is sufficient punishment to importer

Sai International Vs Shri S.S Garg (CESTAT Bangalore)

Issue of imposition of redemption fine and penalty has been settled and now various Benches of the Tribunal have consistently held that the redemption fine of 10% of the value of the goods and penalty of 5% of the value of the goods is sufficient punishment to the importer. Therefore, following the ratios of various […]...

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Section 11AC: No Interest / Penalty on value of goods escalated by buyer retrospectively

CCE Vs. Minda Industries Ltd. (CESTAT Mumbai)

The fact of the case is that the respondent had cleared their finished goods to their customer by valuing the goods on the basis of purchase order placed by them by their customers. However, consequent upon price escalation, their customers amended the purchase order and revised the price of the goods on the higher side with retrospective...

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Marketing Expense sharing would not Amount to BAS Services

SMV Beverages Pvt. Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (CESTAT Mumbai)

The definition of business auxiliary service may not cover the transaction in this case, as the main appellant is not promoting or marketing of services provided by PFL as there is no service which has been provided by PFL in the case in hand....

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No Service Tax on Service provided by Club to its Members

M/s DLF Recreational Foundation Ltd. Vs CST, New Delhi (CESTAT Delhi)

There are no operative legislative provisions of the Act legitimising the levy and collection of service tax from the appellants, for providing Club or association service, in so far as these relate to any services provided to members of these appellants....

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10% additional needs to be paid for filing appeal before CESTAT: Larger Bench

CESTAT Delhi Larger Bench

Decision of the Division Bench of the Tribunal in the case of ASR Multimetals Pvt. Ltd. (supra) is correct and the appellant is required to deposit separately 10% of the amount of the duty confirmed/ penalty imposed, for preferring of appeal before the Tribunal against the order of Commissioner (Appeals)....

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