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Indirect Tax collections upto August 2016 shows 27.5% increase

The figures for indirect tax collections (Central Excise, Service Tax and Customs) upto August 2016 show that net revenue collections are at Rs 3.36 lakh crore which is 27.5% more than the net collections for the corresponding period last year. Till August 2016, 43.2% of the Budget Estimates of indirect taxes for Financial Year 2016-17 ha...

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Notification No. 34/2016-Central Excise Dated: 08.09.2016

Notification No. 34/2016-Central Excise (08/09/2016)

(I) Articles of goldsmiths’ or silversmiths’ wares of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal, not bearing a brand name; (II) Strips, wires, sheets, plates and foils of gold, used in the manufacture of articles of jewellery and parts thereof;...

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Seizure of Cash During Investigation in Central Excise

In order to carry business activities we need cash. It is required to purchase raw material, to pay for transportation, to pay for the numerous activities which are essential to run the business. Similarly, many a times the cash is received for the goods sold or services rendered...

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Evidentiary Value of Retracted Statement

Though during the investigation the statement can be recorded as per section 14 of the Central Excise Act, 1944, but in the entire scheme of the act and rules there is no mention of retracted statement and the same are sometimes clarified in judicial pronouncements...

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Govt amends service rules of Customs & Central Excise Settlement Commission members

Notification No. G.S.R. 829(E) (23/08/2016)

President hereby makes the following rules to amend the Customs and Central Excise Settlement Commission (Recruitment and Conditions of Service of Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Members) Rules, 2015...

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Notification No. 33/2016-Central Excise Dated: 02.09.2016

Notification No. 33/2016-Central Excise (02/09/2016)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notification No. 33/2016 – Central Excise New Delhi, the 2nd September, 2016 G.S.R. 852(E). – In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 5A of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), the Central Government being satisfied that it is necess...

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Review Committee of Chief Commissioners of Central Excise, Service Tax and Customs

Office Order No. 9/2016 (02/09/2016)

With the approval of competent authority it is hereby clarified that in the light of the Notification Nos. 111/2016-Cus(N.T.), 43/2016-C.E. (N.T.) and 37/2016-S.T. all dated 18/08/2016, the Review Committees of Chief Commissioners constituted under Office Orders 02/2014-C.E., 03/2014-Cus and 04/2014-S.T. all dated 15.10.2014 shall be in f...

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Withdrawal of appeals by Department before CESTAT/HC to reduce itigation

F.No.390/Misc./163/2010-JC (02/09/2016)

As already informed, All the cases identified for withdrawal were to be withdrawn by 15th July, 2016 as per the timeline given by the Revenue Secretary. However, after reviewing the reports of the zones, it is noticed that such cases in respect of most of the zones have still not been withdrawn by the various High Courts and Tribunals....

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Processing of steel scrap into blended steel scrap amounts to manufacture – AAR

In Re T.T. Recycling Management India Private Limited (Authority for Advance Rulings)

T. T. Recycling Management India Private Limited (hereinafter also referred to as applicant) is a resident Private Limited Company. Applicant proposes to source different grades of steel scrap from the generating factories and approved vendors within India as well as outside India. The scrap so procured in such a variety of forms and grad...

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Mere Crushing of Coal does not amount to manufacture: AAR

In Re. M/s. Dhunseri Petrochem. Ltd. (Authority For Advance Rulings - Central Excise, Customs & Service Tax)

It is engaged in the manufacture and sale of PET Chips. The applicant now intends to start a new business whereby the applicant intends to import coal from outside India of various size and all that It intends to do is to crush the same and thereafter supply it to the customers as per their demand. ...

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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.

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