Excise Duty

S 11B limitation held applicable in accumulated Cenvat credit refund is bad law—Part 2

In the first part of the article, it was evidently clear that the English language cannot do magic to imply limitation to be read in the law (when it is concluded by independent reading of the S 11B that no limitation is specified) merely by way of reference to the Section in the Notification....

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S 11B limitation held applicable in accumulated Cenvat credit refund is bad law- Part 1

Local taxes & duties cannot be exported & this is the principle followed the world over under the aegis of the WTO. This basic principle cannot be violated  & if the government does that by implying a limitation period not appearing in the law then it is violation of Basic Principles of Law. It is […]...

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Discripancy in Sabka Vishwas Scheme

Many of the Assessees are worried whether they can avail the SVLDRS scheme under LITIGATION OR ARREARS, if the order is received on or before 30.06.2019 and the statutory time limit for filing appeal was available upto two or three months. i.e. after 01.07.2019. In the recent CBIC FAQ dt. 24.12.2019 in Question No.6, the […]...

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SVLDR Scheme 2019 | For closing past litigations or to create new litigations?

Whether Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019, is for closing of the past litigations or to create new litigations? It has been more than two and half years since implementation of GST in India. However, there are huge pending litigations from pre-GST regime. Therefore, with a view to quick closure of these litigations, v...

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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- 49,534 settlements done

Sabka Vishwas – Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme  The details of total amount of funds that are locked up in cases at various quasi-judicial, appellate and judicial forums under Service Tax and Central Excise put together as on dated 31.12.2019 are as follows: Serial No. Forum Number Amount (Rs. in Cr.) 1. Supreme Court 2327 31088.96 [...

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Sabka Vishwas date extended upto 15 Jan, taxpayers commit Rs 30627 Cr

Keeping in view the response of the taxpayers to the Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, the Central Government today extended it for a period of fifteen days, till 15th January, 2020. This is one-time and final extension in view of taxpayers’ response....

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CBIC reaches out to BSE members on SABKA VISHWAS Scheme

Directorate General of Taxpayer Services, Mumbai Zonal Unit, Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs organized a Symposium on SABKA VISHWAS (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, (SVLDRS) 2019 on 23rd December, 2019 at 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm at BSE Auditorium, 1st Floor, BSE, Fort, Mumbai, for the members of Bombay Stock Exchange....

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SVLDRS 2019- Govt accepts only 2828 application till 18.11.2019

The main components of Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 are dispute resolution and amnesty. The number of applications received from taxpayers, including small taxpayers, and disputes resolved as on 18.11.2019 are as under:...

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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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Handwritten Serial Number cannot be the reason for denial of ITC

Krupa Trading Company Vs C.C.E. & S.T. (CESTAT Ahmedabad) - Krupa Trading Company Vs C.C.E. & S.T. (CESTAT Ahmedabad) The short issue involved in the present case is that whether the denial of Cenvat Credit by the Adjudicating Authority for the reason that invoices of input service bear handwritten serial number is correct or otherwise. It is clear from ...

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Gujarat HC allows Rebate of Excise Duty to Petitioner in Cash instead of Cenvat Credit in post GST regime

Thermax Limited vs Union Of India (Gujarat High Court) - The Gujarat HC conclusively held that the Respondent ought to have directed the sanctioning Authority to refund the duty of the amount in cash instead of credit in the CENVAT account and for the foregoing reasons, the Petition was allowed to succeed....

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HC directs dept to consider petitioners claim for benefit under SVDLRS under Arrears Category

Ramesh Electricals Vs Union of India (Karnataka High Court) - Ramesh Electricals Vs Union of India (Karnataka High Court) Petitioners are invoking the writ jurisdiction of this Court, in substance for a direction to the respondents to permit them to avail the benefit in the ‘Arrears Category’ of SAB KA VISHWAS (LEGACY DISPUTE RESOLUTION) Scheme 201...

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TFM cannot be the determinative factor for classification of Soap

Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Ex. (CESTAT Kolkata) - Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Ex. (CESTAT Kolkata) It is clear that the Revenue has suddenly taken upon itself the understanding that the Drugs & Cosmetics Act has distinguished the ‘toilet soaps’ that the content of 60% TFM and above alone are soaps and less than 60% ar...

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CESTAT on Classification of articles of paper and printing industry

Nagpur Business Forms Pvt. Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (CESTAT Mumbai) - Appellants are engaged in the manufacture of various Computer Stationeries, LIC Forms, Bank Statement Forms as per the requirement of LIC, Banks & Govt department as per the requirements of LIC, Bank and Government department, falling under chapter sub heading 482040 of Central Excise Tariff Act, 19...

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Govt increases Excise duty cess on petrol & diesel by Rs. 1 per litre

Notification No. 04/2020-Central Excise [G.S.R. 172(E)] - (13/03/2020) - Notification No. 04/2020-Central Excise – Seeks to amend notification No. 04/2019-Central Excise dated 6th July, 2019 so as to increase effective rate of Road and Infrastructure Cess (RIC) collected as additional duty of excise on petrol and diesel by Rs. 1 per litre. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINIS...

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Govt increases SAED on petrol and diesel by Rs. 2 per litre

Notification No. 03/2020-Central Excise [G.S.R. 171(E)] - (13/03/2020) - Notification No. 03/2020-Central Excise- Seeks to amend notification No. 05/2019-Central Excise dated 6th July, 2019 so as to increase effective rate of Special Additional Excise Duty (SAED) on petrol and diesel by Rs. 2 per litre GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notif...

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Exemption Central Excise duty against scrips issued under 2% Additional ad hoc incentive for mobile phones

Notification No. 02/2020–Central Excise [G.S.R. 118(E)] - (14/02/2020) - Notification No. 02/2020 – Central Excise regarding exemption of duties of Central Excise against scrips issued under the 2% Additional ad hoc incentive for mobile phones...

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Central Excise duty exemption against scrips issued under RoSCTL scheme and additional ad-hoc incentive for apparel and made-ups sector

Notification No. 1/2020–Central Excise [G.S.R. 117(E)] - (14/02/2020) - Notification regarding exemption of duties of Central Excise against scrips issued under the RoSCTL scheme and additional ad-hoc incentive for apparel and made-ups sector. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notification No. 1/2020–Central Excise New Delhi, the 14th Feb...

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Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Extension with modifications of the Goa, Daman and Diu Excise Duty Act, 1964) Excise Regulation, 2020

Notification No. 4 of 2020 - (24/01/2020) - Govt notifies Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Extension with modifications of the Goa, Daman and Diu Excise Duty Act, 1964) Excise Regulation, 2020. MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE (Legislative Department) New Delhi, the 24th January, 2020/Magha 4, 1941 (Saka) THE DADRA AND NAGAR HAVELI AND DA...

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Handwritten Serial Number cannot be the reason for denial of ITC

Krupa Trading Company Vs C.C.E. & S.T. (CESTAT Ahmedabad)

Krupa Trading Company Vs C.C.E. & S.T. (CESTAT Ahmedabad) The short issue involved in the present case is that whether the denial of Cenvat Credit by the Adjudicating Authority for the reason that invoices of input service bear handwritten serial number is correct or otherwise. It is clear from the rules that the invoice should [&hell...

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Area based exemption under central excise available where new unit successor to previous unit and to adjacent units.

Spring Dells Vs Commissioner of Central Goods & Service Tax (CESTAT Delhi)

Spring Dells Vs Commissioner of Central Goods & Service Tax (CESTAT Delhi) Conclusion: Assessee was entitled to the area-based exemption for the reason that it was admittedly the successor of the previous unit entitled to the exemption and all the units/sheds were located in one private industrial complex which could be said to be adj...

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Gujarat HC allows Rebate of Excise Duty to Petitioner in Cash instead of Cenvat Credit in post GST regime

Thermax Limited vs Union Of India (Gujarat High Court)

The Gujarat HC conclusively held that the Respondent ought to have directed the sanctioning Authority to refund the duty of the amount in cash instead of credit in the CENVAT account and for the foregoing reasons, the Petition was allowed to succeed....

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HC directs dept to consider petitioners claim for benefit under SVDLRS under Arrears Category

Ramesh Electricals Vs Union of India (Karnataka High Court)

Ramesh Electricals Vs Union of India (Karnataka High Court) Petitioners are invoking the writ jurisdiction of this Court, in substance for a direction to the respondents to permit them to avail the benefit in the ‘Arrears Category’ of SAB KA VISHWAS (LEGACY DISPUTE RESOLUTION) Scheme 2019. The apprehension of the petitioners t...

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TFM cannot be the determinative factor for classification of Soap

Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Ex. (CESTAT Kolkata)

Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Ex. (CESTAT Kolkata) It is clear that the Revenue has suddenly taken upon itself the understanding that the Drugs & Cosmetics Act has distinguished the ‘toilet soaps’ that the content of 60% TFM and above alone are soaps and less than 60% are bath preparations which is totally [&h...

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CESTAT on Classification of articles of paper and printing industry

Nagpur Business Forms Pvt. Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (CESTAT Mumbai)

Appellants are engaged in the manufacture of various Computer Stationeries, LIC Forms, Bank Statement Forms as per the requirement of LIC, Banks & Govt department as per the requirements of LIC, Bank and Government department, falling under chapter sub heading 482040 of Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 and paying duty accordingly....

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Govt increases Excise duty cess on petrol & diesel by Rs. 1 per litre

Notification No. 04/2020-Central Excise [G.S.R. 172(E)] (13/03/2020)

Notification No. 04/2020-Central Excise – Seeks to amend notification No. 04/2019-Central Excise dated 6th July, 2019 so as to increase effective rate of Road and Infrastructure Cess (RIC) collected as additional duty of excise on petrol and diesel by Rs. 1 per litre. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) N...

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Govt increases SAED on petrol and diesel by Rs. 2 per litre

Notification No. 03/2020-Central Excise [G.S.R. 171(E)] (13/03/2020)

Notification No. 03/2020-Central Excise- Seeks to amend notification No. 05/2019-Central Excise dated 6th July, 2019 so as to increase effective rate of Special Additional Excise Duty (SAED) on petrol and diesel by Rs. 2 per litre GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notification No. 03/2020-Central Excise New D...

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Condonation of delay in filing appeal due to Financial crisis & Labour unrest justified

United Tropican Veneers Private Limited Vs ACIT (ITAT Cochin)

United Tropican Veneers Private Limited Vs. ACIT (ITAT Cochin) These appeals were filed by the ex-Directors of the assessee-company with a delay of 329 days. Petitions for condonation of delay were filed by the ex-Directors along with affidavits of the ex-Managing Directors stating therein that the quantum assessments and penalty orders w...

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Casino vessels classifiable as ‘passenger ship’ and not as‘pleasure boats’

Commissioner of Central Excise Vs Vijai Marine Services (CESTAT Mumbai)

‘Casino vessels’ could not be classified as ‘pleasure boats’ as the vessel was a supply vessel used for transport of persons and goods, the correct classification would be heading no. 8901 90 00 which covers' Other vessels for transport of the goods and other vessels for transport of both persons and goods' and not under heading N...

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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

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