Excise Duty

Value of Excisable Goods: Inclusion of Drawing/Design Charges

Recently hundreds of show cause notices were issued to equipment manufacturers alleging that drawing/designs supplied to them by the principal manufacturers are additional considerations received by such manufacturers and value of designs/drawings are required to be included in the assessment value of the goods supplied. Such notices thre...

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Section 35G of Central Excise Act, 1944 : Substantial Question of Law

An appeal to the High Court is not automatic. The condition precedent for entertaining an appeal is the satisfaction of the High Court of the case involving a substantial question of law. ...

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Refund of pre deposit made U/s. 35F of CEA, 1944 and time bar U/s. 11B

As per amendment to sec 35F, from Oct, 2014 the mandatory pre deposit of 7.5 and 10 percentage of tax demanded has been implemented. 2. The procedure on refund of this pre deposit at the end of winning the appeal is not yet notified....

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CBEC Circular to Reduce Litigations – An Overview

Central Board of Excise and Customs has issued circular No.1063/2/2018-CX dated 16.02.2018, wherein this compiles sixty three orders of Supreme Court, High Courts and CESTAT on the various issues relating to Central Excise, Service Tax and Cenvat Credit has been accepted by the department. This is an exercise has been under taken by the B...

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Summary of recent Circular by CBEC to reduce Litigation

CBEC Circular No. 1063/2/2018-CX dt 16th Feb 2018 is running into 29 pages covering as many as 63 orders. Most of the issues related to clandestine removal, Cenvat credit, Usage of goods under advance authorization, Refunds, Limitation of time, Valuation etc....

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3 Years Imprisonment to then Central Excise Inspector in Bribery Case

The Special Judge, North Goa has convicted Sh. Nilesh Thakur, then Inspector, Central Excise, Goa in a bribery case and sentenced him to undergo three years Simple Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 40,000/-. The Commissioner, GST, Goa has dismissed Sh. Nilesh Thakur, then Inspector from service....

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Budget 2018- Explanatory memorandum to Central Excise Notifications

Budget 2018- Explanatory memorandum to Notifications no. 01/2018-Central Excise to 13/2018- Central Excise all Dated 2nd February 2018:- S. NO. Notification No. Description 1. 1/2018- Central Excise dated 2nd February 2018 Seeks     to   rescind   notification   No.    10/2015-Central Excise dated 01.03.2015 2. 2/2018- Centr...

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Summary of CAG Report on Central Excise Tax for March 2017

Section 16 of CAG’s (DPC) Act, 1971 mandates CAG to audit receipts payable into the Consolidated Fund of India and to satisfy that the rules and procedures are designed to secure an effective check on the assessment...

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CBI arrests a Superintendent of Central Excise in alleged bribery case

Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested then Superintendent, Range-36, Central Excise, Nehru Place, New Delhi ( now Superintendent, GST Council, New Delhi) and a Tax Consultant (private person) in an alleged bribery....

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CBI arrests Excise commissioner for accepting alleged bribe

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise, LTU, Mumbai and a private person while demanding & accepting an alleged bribe of Rs. 1.25 crore (approx)....

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FOC material supplied by service recipient should be included in gross works contract value

M/s ABL Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (Supreme Court) - It is also observed that they did not disclose the value of the free supply material in their ST-3 returns. This is not the case where the issue was under litigation or there is any interpretation of law involved for the reason that all the judgments relied upon by the appellant are on different fac...

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Dharmada cannot be included in transaction value of goods: SC

M/s D.J. Malpani Vs Commissioner of Central Excise, Nashik (Supreme Court of India) Civil Appeal No. 5282 of 2005 - When an amount was paid as Dharmada along with the sale price of goods, such payment was not made in consideration of the transfer of goods but for charity, therefore, the same did not form part of the income of assessee and could not be included in the transaction value or assessable value of the g...

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CESTAT expresses serious concern on communications to appellants citing Asian Resurfacing case

Vijayanagar Sugars Pvt Ltd Vs Commissioner of Central Excise, Customs and Service Tax (CESTAT Bangalore) - Vijayanagar Sugars Pvt Ltd Vs Commissioner of Central Excise, Customs And Service Tax (CESTAT Bangalore) These applications of M/s Wellcast Steels Ltd, M/s Vijayanagar Sugars Pvt Ltd and of Shri R Rajendra Kumar under section 35F of Central Excise Act, 1944, read with section 35C(2A) of Central Exci...

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Service Tax on Insurance policies taken for compliance under labour legislations- Cenvat Credit eligible

Nelcast Ltd. Vs. Commissioner of GST & Central Excise  (CESTAT Chennai) - Nelcast Ltd. Vs. Commissioner of GST & Central Excise  (CESTAT Chennai) The issue is whether the appellants are eligible for availing the credit on the service tax on premium paid for insurance policies which are in the nature of group insurance and personal accident insurance. The original aut...

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ITC allowed on GTA services in case of FOR sale

M/s Ultratech Cement Ltd. Vs C.C.E. Kutch (Gandhidham) (CESTAT Ahmedabad) - M/s Ultratech Cement Ltd. Vs C.C.E. Kutch (Gandhidham) (CESTAT Ahmedabad) We find that the Chartered/ Cost Accountant has certified that the goods were sold on FOR basis by the Appellant and the freight/ damages in transit was responsibility of Appellant till the goods reaches the doorstep of the Cu...

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Date of filing ER-1/ER-2 return for April 2019 extended to 10.06.2019

Order No. 01/2019 Central Excise - (08/05/2019) - Extension of time limit for filing of Monthly Return for production and removal of goods and other relevant particulars and CENVAT credit specified in Form ER-1 and specified in ER-2....

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Revised procedures for e-filing of Excise & Service Tax Returns

Circular No. 1069/2/2019 /2019 CX - (08/05/2019) - Circular No. 1069/2/2019 /2019 CX- Revised Procedure for electronic filing of Central Excise returns and for electronic payment of Excise duty and Service tax arrears under the new portal www.cbic-gst.gov.in....

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CBIC notifies website www.cbic-gst.gov.in in place of www.aces.gov.in

Notification No. 01/2019-Central Excise (N.T.) [G.S.R 353(E)] - (08/05/2019) - Notification No. 01/2019-Central Excise (N.T.)– Changing the words www.aces.gov.in to www.cbic-gst.gov.in in the Notification No. 35/2001 — CE (N.T) dated 26.06.2001, as amended vide Notification No. 7/2015 — CE (N.T) dated 1.3.2015 Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Rev...

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Procedure for utilisation of paperless MEIS and SEIS scrips

Notification No. 01/2019-Central Excise [G.S.R. 294(E)] - (09/04/2019) - CBIC amends Notification Nos. 20/2015-Central Excise and No. 21/2015-Central Excise both dated 08.04.2015 to incorporate procedure for utilisation of paperless MEIS and SEIS scrips MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) Notification No. 01/2019-Central Excise New Delhi, the 9th April, 2019 G.S....

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CBIC direct tax Recovery by attachment & sale of defaulter’s property

Circular No. 1066/5/2018-CX - (26/06/2018) - Authorised Officer should proceed to realise the amount by attachment and sale of the defaulter’s property, in accordance with the procedure of attachment and proclamation and sale as prescribed manner. Circular No. 1066/5/2018-CX F,No.298/05/2017-CX9 Government of India Ministry of Finance De...

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FOC material supplied by service recipient should be included in gross works contract value

M/s ABL Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (Supreme Court)

It is also observed that they did not disclose the value of the free supply material in their ST-3 returns. This is not the case where the issue was under litigation or there is any interpretation of law involved for the reason that all the judgments relied upon by the appellant are on different facts and as per the Works Contract Rules, ...

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Date of filing ER-1/ER-2 return for April 2019 extended to 10.06.2019

Order No. 01/2019 Central Excise (08/05/2019)

Extension of time limit for filing of Monthly Return for production and removal of goods and other relevant particulars and CENVAT credit specified in Form ER-1 and specified in ER-2....

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Revised procedures for e-filing of Excise & Service Tax Returns

Circular No. 1069/2/2019 /2019 CX (08/05/2019)

Circular No. 1069/2/2019 /2019 CX- Revised Procedure for electronic filing of Central Excise returns and for electronic payment of Excise duty and Service tax arrears under the new portal www.cbic-gst.gov.in....

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CBIC notifies website www.cbic-gst.gov.in in place of www.aces.gov.in

Notification No. 01/2019-Central Excise (N.T.) [G.S.R 353(E)] (08/05/2019)

Notification No. 01/2019-Central Excise (N.T.)– Changing the words www.aces.gov.in to www.cbic-gst.gov.in in the Notification No. 35/2001 — CE (N.T) dated 26.06.2001, as amended vide Notification No. 7/2015 — CE (N.T) dated 1.3.2015 Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Indirect Taxes &am...

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Dharmada cannot be included in transaction value of goods: SC

M/s D.J. Malpani Vs Commissioner of Central Excise, Nashik (Supreme Court of India) Civil Appeal No. 5282 of 2005

When an amount was paid as Dharmada along with the sale price of goods, such payment was not made in consideration of the transfer of goods but for charity, therefore, the same did not form part of the income of assessee and could not be included in the transaction value or assessable value of the goods...

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Procedure for utilisation of paperless MEIS and SEIS scrips

Notification No. 01/2019-Central Excise [G.S.R. 294(E)] (09/04/2019)

CBIC amends Notification Nos. 20/2015-Central Excise and No. 21/2015-Central Excise both dated 08.04.2015 to incorporate procedure for utilisation of paperless MEIS and SEIS scrips MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) Notification No. 01/2019-Central Excise New Delhi, the 9th April, 2019 G.S.R. 294(E).—In exercise of the powers ...

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Value of Excisable Goods: Inclusion of Drawing/Design Charges

Recently hundreds of show cause notices were issued to equipment manufacturers alleging that drawing/designs supplied to them by the principal manufacturers are additional considerations received by such manufacturers and value of designs/drawings are required to be included in the assessment value of the goods supplied. Such notices thre...

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CESTAT expresses serious concern on communications to appellants citing Asian Resurfacing case

Vijayanagar Sugars Pvt Ltd Vs Commissioner of Central Excise, Customs and Service Tax (CESTAT Bangalore)

Vijayanagar Sugars Pvt Ltd Vs Commissioner of Central Excise, Customs And Service Tax (CESTAT Bangalore) These applications of M/s Wellcast Steels Ltd, M/s Vijayanagar Sugars Pvt Ltd and of Shri R Rajendra Kumar under section 35F of Central Excise Act, 1944, read with section 35C(2A) of Central Excise Act, 1944 and with rule 41 of [&helli...

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Service Tax on Insurance policies taken for compliance under labour legislations- Cenvat Credit eligible

Nelcast Ltd. Vs. Commissioner of GST & Central Excise  (CESTAT Chennai)

Nelcast Ltd. Vs. Commissioner of GST & Central Excise  (CESTAT Chennai) The issue is whether the appellants are eligible for availing the credit on the service tax on premium paid for insurance policies which are in the nature of group insurance and personal accident insurance. The original authority has discussed the provisions u/s....

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ITC allowed on GTA services in case of FOR sale

M/s Ultratech Cement Ltd. Vs C.C.E. Kutch (Gandhidham) (CESTAT Ahmedabad)

M/s Ultratech Cement Ltd. Vs C.C.E. Kutch (Gandhidham) (CESTAT Ahmedabad) We find that the Chartered/ Cost Accountant has certified that the goods were sold on FOR basis by the Appellant and the freight/ damages in transit was responsibility of Appellant till the goods reaches the doorstep of the Customers. Also we find that the consignme...

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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