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RFID: A Disruptive Technology in Asset Identification & Tracking Revolutionizing Supply Chain Functions

Rapid identification technologies have led to a better handling of raw materials / inputs and finished products in the Supply Chain.  In the past few years Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) has grown to be one of the most popular technologies in the area of identification systems and today it’s a disruptive technology in Asset Iden...

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Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) A Privileged Certification for Exporters & Importers

AEO is a Trade Facilitation Scheme for ease of doing business in light of international development. Holder of this Certificate is Entitled for Privilege, Benefits, Exemption and Relaxation on account of import and export.This certificate is issued for Particular Period after that to be renewed. ...

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Exemption Notifications must be interpreted strictly: The Supreme Court Constitution Bench Judgment

SC in Constitution Bench of Five Judges judgment in the case of Commissioner of Customs (Import) Mumbai Vs. M/s Dilip Kumar and Company and Ors has held that the benefit of ambiguity in exemption notification (which is subject to strict interpretation) cannot be claimed by the subject/assessee and it must be interpreted in favour of the r...

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Simplified processing of AEO-T1 application & Documentation

PROCESSING OF ACCREDITATION OF AEO-T1 SIMPLIFIED In terms of Customs circular 33/2016 dated 22.07.2016 as amended by the Circular No. 3/2018- Customs dated January 17, 2018 & Circular No. 26/2018- Customs dated 10th August 2018 processing of AEO-T1 application is simplified. ANNEXURE REQUIRED FOR AEO-T1 APPLICATION AS PER OLD CIRCULAR...

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Complete Provisions of Seizure and Confiscation under Customs Act, 1962

Confiscation means lawfully seize of illegal import of prohibited goods into India and seize of conveyance in Indian Customs water for concealing of exported goods or carrying smuggling of any goods. Confiscations of goods or conveyance are two ways by which a Customs officer can exercise his statutory power as provided under Customs Act....

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Big Relief to 100% EOU on account of Waiver of Bank Guarantee for Imports

It has been noticed that the customs department was insisting to furnish the Bank Guarantee from 100% EOU units by virtue of circular no. 48/2017 Customs dated 8th Dec 2017. However, Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 provides reverse view as below. “Unit will not be required to furnish bank guarantee at the time of import or […]...

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Benefit of Exemption Notification- Reference Answered by Supreme Court

What is the interpretative rule to be applied while interpreting a tax exemption reportable provision/notification when there is an ambiguity as to its applicability with reference to the entitlement of the assessee or the rate of tax to be applied?...

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Exemption Notifications must be interpreted strictly: Supreme Court

In case of ambiguity in a charging provision, benefit must necessarily go in favour of assessee but the same is not true for an exemption notification. When there is ambiguity in exemption notification which is subject to strict interpretation, the benefit of such ambiguity cannot be claimed by the subject/assessee and it must be interpre...

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7 Post Budget Suggestion on Custom Law by ICAI

ICAI submitted sugesstion on 1. Levy of Integrated Tax on goods remaining in Bonded warehouse 2. Audit of assessment of imported or exported goods. 3. Power to issue supplementary notice 4. Communication of an order, decision, summon, notice etc. under Customs Act, 1962 through electronic mails. 5. Requirements for being an applicant o...

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CBEC: Why should officials cheat & indulge into frivolous litigation

Rajiv Gupta The moot question is what the worth of the laws in this country is! Are they even worth the paper on which they are printed? The officials indulge into outright cheating & even abuse the beneficiary or issue veiled threats. This is the ground reality & no one seems to be bothered. The […]...

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