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Govt Reduces petrol and diesel prices

Notification No. 21/2018-Central Excise [G.S.R. 994 (E)] (04/10/2018)

Seeks to amend Notification No. 11/2017-Central Excise dated 30th June,2017 in order to reduce Central Excise duty rates on motor spirit (petrol) and High-speed diesel. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notification No. 21/2018-Central Excise New Delhi, the 4th October, 2018 G.S.R. 994(E). – In exercise of ...

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Bringing workers to factory from homes cannot be treated as input service

Andhra Organics Ltd Vs CCT (CESTAT Hyderabad)

Once the workers come into the factory their services are used in relation to the manufacture of final products. But bringing workers to the factory or providing accommodation to them outside the factory or providing any other welfare measures for the workers or their families have no nexus with the manufacture of the final products, alth...

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Parle 2-in-1 Eclairs & Kismi Toffee are neither chocolate nor bubble gum: CESTAT

M/s Marko Foods & Shri Naman Mandhyan, Partner Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (CESTAT Allahabad)

Items falling under Chapter 170490 are entitled for exemption under Sugar Confectionary (excluding white chocolate and bubble gum). Admittedly, the goods manufactured by the appellants (Parle 2-in-1 Eclairs & Kismi Toffee ) are Sugar Confectionary is neither chocolate nor bubble gum....

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CBIC to withdraw low tax effect pending appeal cases before 30.09.2018

F.NO.390/Misc/116/2017-JC (01/10/2018)

With regard to the position of filing and withdrawal of cases falling below monetary limits, Chairman (CBIC) has directed that the entire exercise should be positively completed by 30.09.2018...

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HC explains the Principle for reliability of computer printouts as admissible evidence

Shri A K Prasad Vs Shri S. K. Bansal (CESTAT Delhi)

Shri A K Prasad Vs Shri S. K. Bansal (CESTAT Delhi) The Evidence Act does not contemplate or permit the proof of an electronic record by oral evidence if requirements under Section 65B of the Evidence Act are not complied with, as the law now stands in India. Thus, it has been clearly laid down […]...

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Acid oil produced by conscious process of soap stock liable to excise duty

Raha Oils (P) Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise & Service Tax (CESTAT Chennai)

Raha Oils (P) Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise & Service Tax (CESTAT Chennai) it is pertinent to note that the dispute in this appeal is not on the excisability or otherwise of the ‚Soap Stock‛. The nub of controversy is whether ‘Acid Oil’ and ‘Soap Sludge’ which are obtained by further conversion of such […]...

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Manufacturer can claim Terminal Excise Duty Refund on supply of Goods to 100% EOU

M/s. Motherson Sumi Electric Wires Vs Union of India & Ors. (Delhi High Court)

In the instant case supplies of goods were made by the petitioner to other divisions of MSSL which had a status of EOUs. The pivotal point is that the FTP 2009-2014 conferred a right on the petitioner, who, admittedly, was a DTA supplier, at the relevant point in time, to seek refund of TED, as the supplies had been made to 100% EOUs, alb...

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Input credit eligible on welding electrodes used in repair and maintenance of factory machinery

The Ramco Cements Limited Vs CCT (CESTAT Hyderabad)

The Ramco Cements Limited Vs CCT (CESTAT Hyderabad) It is not in dispute that the welding electrodes are used for repair and maintenance of capital goods within the factory of manufacturer and these capital goods are used for manufacture of the final product although the relationship is remote and not direct. So by no stretch of imagin...

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Cenvat Credit eligible on ST paid on product liability insurance / Director Sitting Fees

M/s. Rane Brake Lining Ltd. Vs Commissioner of GST & Central Excise Puducherry (CESTAT Chennai)

M/s. Rane Brake Lining Ltd. Vs Commissioner of GST & Central Excise Puducherry (CESTAT Chennai) The first issue that arises for consideration is whether the appellant is eligible for credit of the service tax (ST) paid on product liability insurance. The department has denied the same on the ground that it is post-manufacturing activi...

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Cenvat Credit available on Courier charges for samples sent free of cost to prospective buyers

Raj Petro Specialities Pvt. Ltd Vs. Principal Commissioner of GST & Central Excise (CESTAT Chennai)

Brief facts are that the appellants are manufacturers of Transformer oil, Petroleum jelly and light liquid paraffin and are availing the facility of Cenvat credit on service tax paid on various input services. During the disputed period, they had availed credit of service tax paid on courier services for sending the samples of their produ...

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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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