Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Excise & Customs
New Delhi dated the December 7, 2007
The Chief Commissioners of Central Excise (All)
The Chief Commissioner of Customs (All)
The Commissioners of Central Excise (All)
The Commissioners of Customs (All)
The Director Generals of Custom and Central Excise (All)
Subject: Operationalization of Large Taxpayer at Chennai
The undersigned is directed to refer to the Board’s circular No. 834/11/2006-CX, dated 05.10.2006, wherein the instructions regarding working of Large Taxpayer Unit at Bangalore were issued. The Large Taxpayer Unit at Chennai has been made operational from 01.12.2007. In this regard, notification No. 40/2007-CE(NT), dated 30.11.2007, has been issued.
2. The instructions contained in the aforesaid circular shall apply mutatis mutandis in respect of the LTU, Chennai subject to the following changes made in Para I (a) and Para XIV (iv):
Para I: (a)- Filing of returns (Central Excise and Service Tax) – As a transitional measure, the returns for the month of November, 2007 ( to be filed in December, 2007) will be filed with the erstwhile jurisdictional officers and the returns for the month of December, 2007, onwards shall be filed in the LTU.
Para XIV: (iv)– In case of any time-bound matter like review of orders or filing of appeal or hearing of the cases in the Court, etc., the present jurisdictional Commissioner should handle the matter for the month of December, 2007, and thereafter, the cases should be transferred. For other time-bound matters, where the action is required to be taken during the next one month, i.e., the month of January, 2008, the jurisdictional Commissionerate should send a D.O. letter explaining the relevance details of these cases.
3. The field formations as well as trade and industry may be suitably informed.
4. Hindi version will follow.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
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