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CBI arrests 19, including customs officials for bribery & smuggling

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested 19 accused (6 Customs official & 13 private persons) including an Assistant Commissioner, Superintendents, Inspectors, private persons(including Sri Lankan Nationals) in a case related to alleged bribery and smuggling of goods....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Anti-dumping Duty on import of Specified Stainless Steel Products

Anti-dumping Duty on the import of Specified Stainless Steel Products for providing relief to the Domestic Steel Industry The Government has imposed Anti- Dumping Duties on imports of specified Stainless-Steel Products vide: i. Notification No 61/2015- Customs (ADD) dated 11.12.2015 on imports of Cold Rolled Flat Products of Stainless Ste...

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Posted Under: Custom Duty |

Custom dept. proposes simplified procedures for exports through India Post

Customs and Postal Department hold First ever Joint Conference to deliberate on streamlining imports and exports by post; To cater to the SMEs and to boost the Make in India program, Customs Department proposes new simplified procedures for exports through India Post. Customs Department proposes new simplified procedures for exports throu...

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Posted Under: Custom Duty |

CBI arrests 4 Deputy Commissioners & one Custom Superintendent

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested four Deputy Commissioners and one Superintendent, all from Customs Department, Mumbai and a private person (CHA) in an alleged bribery case....

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Posted Under: Custom Duty |

DRI busts Diesel Smuggling racket

Release ID: 152981 (21/04/2018)

DRI busts Diesel Smuggling racket; 14 containers of diesel seized and 4 persons, including the Mastermind and one Hawala Operator, arrested under the Customs Act 1962....

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Posted Under: Custom Duty |

CBEC renamed central board of indirect taxes and customs (CBIC)

With the enactment of the Finance Act, 2018, CBEC is renamed as the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC). The change was necessitated due to enactment of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which has consolidated the multiple Indirect Taxes into one tax....

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Posted Under: Custom Duty |

Custom Department Appraiser and Wife Convicted in DA Case

The Special Judge, CBI cases, Chennai has sentenced Shri D.Ramani, then Appraiser, Air Customs Department, Chennai to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment in a disproportionate assets case. His wife Smt. R. Vijayalakshmi and other person Sh. Adikesavulu were sentenced to undergo one year RI. A total fine of Rs. 2 lakh was imposed on th...

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Posted Under: Custom Duty |

Substantial reduction in documents required for import & export

As per twitter handle of CBEC there is Substantial reduction in documents required for import & export has expedited the clearance process and contributed in  ease of doing business in India. 1. only three documents mandatory for general import and exports. 2. Packing list and commercial invoice merged into a single document for Cust...

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Posted Under: Custom Duty |

Budget 2018 proposes Social Welfare Surcharge On Imported Goods

Shri Arun Jaitley proposed to abolish the Education Cess and Secondary and Higher Education Cess on imported goods, and in its place impose a Social Welfare Surcharge. While presenting the General Budget 2018-19 in Parliament today, Shri Jaitley elaborated that the Social Welfare Surcharge at the rate of 10% of the aggregate duties of Cus...

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Posted Under: Custom Duty |

Budget 2018 to smoothen Custom Act Dispute Resolution Process

Changes Proposed To The Customs Act To Improve Ease Of Doing Business By Smoothening Dispute Resolution Process And Reducing Litigation. Shri Jaitley added that to smoothen dispute resolution processes and to reduce litigation, these amendments are being made to provide for pre-notice consultation, definite timelines for adjudication and ...

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Posted Under: Custom Duty |
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