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FAQs: Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Who is eligible to file declaration under SABKA VISHWAS (LEGACY DISPUTE RESOLUTION) SCHEME, 2019? Any person falling under the following categories is eligible, subject to other conditions under the Scheme, to file a declaration:...

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Sabka Vishwas in layman’s language & the peaceful way ahead

The Sabka Vishwas Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2019, that was initiated by the government from the 1st of September 2019, has since been the cynosure in the indirect tax spectrum. Indirect tax litigation pertaining to the pre-GST regime is an ocean and this scheme is mainly aimed at containing the said ocean in a bottle. […]...

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GST: Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme 2019

Goods and Service Tax (GST)– Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme 2019 Welcome to A One Stop Solution for Liquidation of Past Dispute Resolutions and Tax Dues Amnesty for Assessees having Central Excise & Service Tax Legacy Disputes from further proceedings and legal prosecutions providing Benefits under the Scheme w...

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Relief Measure: Sabka Vishwas (Legacy dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Dispute Resolution scheme came by Finance (No. 2) Act ‘2019 to give major relief to the taxpayers having unpaid outstanding liability as on 30-06-2019  with regards to Service Tax , Excise and under 26 other Indirect Tax enactments and Scheme is named as ‘Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019′. Let summ...

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Applicability, Eligibility, Relief, Procedure of Sabka Vishwas Scheme

Article explains Applicability of Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019, Eligibility for Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019, Relief under the Scheme, Procedure to file forms under Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 and Status of cases/ appeal pending before the authorities. Sabka Vi...

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Background Material on Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Goods & Services Tax (GST) introduced in India on 1st July, 2017, subsumes seventeen tax legislations including various central legislations. The Hon’ble Union Finance Minister announced a dispute resolution cum amnesty scheme called “the Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019” in the Union Budget 2019-20 for res...

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Two Years Imprisonment to Then Central Excise Commissioner

The Additional Special Judge for CBI Cases, Visakhapatnam has convicted Sh. Surender Pal Singh @ S.P.Singh (an IRS officer of 1973 batch), the then Commissioner, Central Excise, Port Area, Visakhapatnam and sentenced him to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with a fine of Rs.20,000/- in a CBI case. CBI had registered this case on 09...

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E-Book on Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Free Updated E-Book on Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 as on October 09, 2019 by Mr. Bimal Jain In the Union Budget 2019-20, the Hon’ble Finance Minister announced the Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 (SVLDRS, 2019 or the Scheme) to close the pending legacy disputes of Service Tax and Excise....

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Imprisonment with Fine to Then Commissioner of Customs & Excise in DA Case

Five Years Imprisonment With Fine Of Rs. Twenty Lakh To Then Commissioner Of Customs & Central Excise In A Disproportionate Assets (DA) Case The Special Judge, Rouse Avenue Court Complex, New Delhi has sentenced Sh. VK Puri, then Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise, Lucknow and his wife Smt. Amita Puri, both to undergo five [&h...

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Sabka Vishwas – Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme notified ; to be operationalized from 1st September 2019

Sabka Vishwas – Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme notified ; to be operationalized from 1st September 2019 Government expects Scheme to be availed by large number of taxpayers for closing their pending disputes relating to legacy Service Tax and Central Excise cases. In the Union Budget 2019-20, the Hon’ble Finance Minister announc...

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HC takes note of Huge Pendency at CESTAT Chandigarh due to non availability of Member Technical

M/s S.K. Enterprises Vs. Union of India & Ors. (Punjab and Haryana High Court) - We request the learned President of CESTAT, Principal Bench, New Delhi to initiate some remedial measures by deputing a Member Technical for atleast two weeks during a month to hold Court at Chandigarh Bench so that the Divisional Bench, CESTAT, Chandigarh Bench can function for reducing the pendenc...

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Withdrawal of exemption from duty/tax – Principle of promissory estoppel not invokable if public interest so warrants

Union of India Vs Unicorn Industries (Supreme Court of India) - Union of India Vs Unicorn Industries (Supreme Court) 3 Judge Bench of Supreme Court has held that the inapplicability of doctrine of promissory estoppel is established when the larger public interest demands so. Observing that pan masala (with or without tobacco) was found to be one of the causes of...

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Cenvat credit on renting of crates for carrying goods to buyer’s premises

M/s. Lucas TVS Ltd. v. Commissioner of GST & Central Excise (CESTAT Chennai) - M/S. Lucas TVS Ltd. v. Commissioner of GST & Central Excise (CESTAT Chennai) Observing that as per definition of ‘input services’ the restriction to avail credit up to the place of removal was applicable only for outward transportation of goods, CESTAT Chennai has allowed Cenvat credit of ta...

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Setting aside of penalty while remanding the matter when correct

Commissioner of Central Excise Vs M/s. Madras Cements Ltd. (Madras High Court) - Commissioner of Central Excise Vs M/s. Madras Cements Ltd. (Madras High Court) Madras High Court has dismissed an appeal against the CESTAT order wherein the Tribunal had set aside the penalty and allowed Cenvat credit on MS items used for fabrication of support structures, while remanding the matte...

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Cenvat credit of duties paid on inputs at time of debonding of EOU into DTA

M/s. Stanadyne Amalgamations Pvt. Ltd. Vs M/s. AVO Carbon India Pvt. Ltd. (Madras High Court) - M/s. Stanadyne Amalgamations Pvt. Ltd. Vs M/s. AVO Carbon India Pvt. Ltd. (Madras High Court) Madras High Court has allowed Cenvat credit of duty paid on inputs/raw material at the time of debonding of an EOU into DTA. The Court observed that proviso in Rule 3 of the Cenvat Credit Rules, 2004 insert...

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Revised Award Guidelines for winning medals in Sports events for CBIC Dept officials

F.No.712/2891HRD/WF-1118 - (05/11/2019) - Revision of Guidelines for Cash Awards for winning medals/civilian Awards in Sports and financial assistance, for participation in Sports events/ competitions) to the departmental officials...

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Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019-5 Major Clarifications

Circular No. 1073/06/2019.CX - (29/10/2019) - Representations have also been received that the cases where appeals were filed after 30.06.2019 should also be allowed relief under the Scheme. It is stated that such cases are not covered per se. However, if a taxpayer withdraws the appeal and furnishes the undertaking to the department in terms o...

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Clarifications on Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Circular No. 1072/05/2019-CX - (25/09/2019) - Only the persons who are eligible in terms of Section 125 can file a declaration under the Scheme. The eligibility conditions are captured in Form SVLDRS-1 (Sr. No. 8). The system automatically disallows persons who are not eligible from filing a declaration....

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Adjudication of SCNs issued by DRI, DGCEI, SIIB, Preventive etc in light of judgement in case of M/s Mangali Impex -reg.

Notification No. F.No.276/104/2016-CX.8A (Pt.) - (03/09/2019) - References have been received in the Board regarding the adjudication of cases wherein the Show Cause notices issued by DRI, DGCEI, SIIB, Preventive etc. pertaining to the duty demand prior to 08.04.2011 were kept in Call book, in light of the order dated 03.05.2016 of the Hon’ble Delhi High Court...

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SVLDRS declarations to be handled by Designated Committees

SVLDRS Advisory No. 01/2019 - (30/08/2019) - As you may be aware. the `Sabka Vishwas Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme’ will come into effect on 1st September 2019. There will be two Designated Committees in each Commissionerate to handle the declarations made under this scheme. DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF SYSTEMS & DATA MANAGEMENT CENTRAL...

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HC takes note of Huge Pendency at CESTAT Chandigarh due to non availability of Member Technical

M/s S.K. Enterprises Vs. Union of India & Ors. (Punjab and Haryana High Court)

We request the learned President of CESTAT, Principal Bench, New Delhi to initiate some remedial measures by deputing a Member Technical for atleast two weeks during a month to hold Court at Chandigarh Bench so that the Divisional Bench, CESTAT, Chandigarh Bench can function for reducing the pendency....

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Background Material on Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Goods & Services Tax (GST) introduced in India on 1st July, 2017, subsumes seventeen tax legislations including various central legislations. The Hon’ble Union Finance Minister announced a dispute resolution cum amnesty scheme called “the Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019” in the Union Budget 2019-20 for res...

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Two Years Imprisonment to Then Central Excise Commissioner

The Additional Special Judge for CBI Cases, Visakhapatnam has convicted Sh. Surender Pal Singh @ S.P.Singh (an IRS officer of 1973 batch), the then Commissioner, Central Excise, Port Area, Visakhapatnam and sentenced him to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with a fine of Rs.20,000/- in a CBI case. CBI had registered this case on 09...

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Revised Award Guidelines for winning medals in Sports events for CBIC Dept officials

F.No.712/2891HRD/WF-1118 (05/11/2019)

Revision of Guidelines for Cash Awards for winning medals/civilian Awards in Sports and financial assistance, for participation in Sports events/ competitions) to the departmental officials...

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Withdrawal of exemption from duty/tax – Principle of promissory estoppel not invokable if public interest so warrants

Union of India Vs Unicorn Industries (Supreme Court of India)

Union of India Vs Unicorn Industries (Supreme Court) 3 Judge Bench of Supreme Court has held that the inapplicability of doctrine of promissory estoppel is established when the larger public interest demands so. Observing that pan masala (with or without tobacco) was found to be one of the causes of oral cancer, the Court was […]...

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Cenvat credit on renting of crates for carrying goods to buyer’s premises

M/s. Lucas TVS Ltd. v. Commissioner of GST & Central Excise (CESTAT Chennai)

M/S. Lucas TVS Ltd. v. Commissioner of GST & Central Excise (CESTAT Chennai) Observing that as per definition of ‘input services’ the restriction to avail credit up to the place of removal was applicable only for outward transportation of goods, CESTAT Chennai has allowed Cenvat credit of tax paid on renting of crates used in [&he...

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Setting aside of penalty while remanding the matter when correct

Commissioner of Central Excise Vs M/s. Madras Cements Ltd. (Madras High Court)

Commissioner of Central Excise Vs M/s. Madras Cements Ltd. (Madras High Court) Madras High Court has dismissed an appeal against the CESTAT order wherein the Tribunal had set aside the penalty and allowed Cenvat credit on MS items used for fabrication of support structures, while remanding the matter for computation of credit. The Tribuna...

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FAQs: Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Who is eligible to file declaration under SABKA VISHWAS (LEGACY DISPUTE RESOLUTION) SCHEME, 2019? Any person falling under the following categories is eligible, subject to other conditions under the Scheme, to file a declaration:...

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Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019-5 Major Clarifications

Circular No. 1073/06/2019.CX (29/10/2019)

Representations have also been received that the cases where appeals were filed after 30.06.2019 should also be allowed relief under the Scheme. It is stated that such cases are not covered per se. However, if a taxpayer withdraws the appeal and furnishes the undertaking to the department in terms of Para 2(viii) of Circular No. 1072/05/2...

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Cenvat credit of duties paid on inputs at time of debonding of EOU into DTA

M/s. Stanadyne Amalgamations Pvt. Ltd. Vs M/s. AVO Carbon India Pvt. Ltd. (Madras High Court)

M/s. Stanadyne Amalgamations Pvt. Ltd. Vs M/s. AVO Carbon India Pvt. Ltd. (Madras High Court) Madras High Court has allowed Cenvat credit of duty paid on inputs/raw material at the time of debonding of an EOU into DTA. The Court observed that proviso in Rule 3 of the Cenvat Credit Rules, 2004 inserted in 2008 […]...

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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