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Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) A Privileged Certification for Exporters & Importers

Custom Duty - AEO is a Trade Facilitation Scheme for ease of doing business in light of international development. Holder of this Certificate is Entitled for Privilege, Benefits, Exemption and Relaxation on account of import and export.This certificate is issued for Particular Period after that to be renewed. ...

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“Deeming” – ‘A Legal Fiction’ !- Service Tax – A Case Study

Custom Duty - The point (s) of dispute pertains to levy of ‘service tax’ in respect of a transaction of sale and purchase of Flat in a building complex (in brief, ST). That is a special kind of property, being unit of a building, having peculiar and distinct characteristics; ...

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CBEC: Why should officials cheat & indulge into frivolous litigation

Custom Duty - Rajiv Gupta The moot question is what the worth of the laws in this country is! Are they even worth the paper on which they are printed? The officials indulge into outright cheating & even abuse the beneficiary or issue veiled threats. This is the ground reality & no one seems to be bothered. The […]...

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CBEC Circular to Reduce Litigations – An Overview

Custom Duty - Central Board of Excise and Customs has issued circular No.1063/2/2018-CX dated 16.02.2018, wherein this compiles sixty three orders of Supreme Court, High Courts and CESTAT on the various issues relating to Central Excise, Service Tax and Cenvat Credit has been accepted by the department. This is an exercise has been under taken by the B...

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Export Promotion: DGFT & CBEC- Why bureaucracy rejoices in failure of clean administration—Part 2

Custom Duty - In this 2nd part of the article, I bring to the kind notice of the readers that how the DGFT builds in the loopholes in the system to facilitate the unscrupulous exporters. Take the example of an Advance Authorization (AA). ...

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Shri S. Ramesh takes over as Chairman, CBIC

Custom Duty - Shri S. Ramesh takes over as Chairman, Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs Shri S. Ramesh, IRS(C&CE:1981) has taken over as Chairman, Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs [CBIC], on superannuation of Smt. Vanaja N. Sarna today . Prior to his elevation, he was Member (Administration) in the Board. Shri S. Ramesh began [&...

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

Custom Duty - 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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Custom Department Appraiser and Wife Convicted in DA Case

Custom Duty - 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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GST: How to update Mobile Number & Email of Authorized Signatory

Custom Duty - Article explains Process flow and steps involved for Updating Mobile Number & Email of Authorized Signatory on GST portal www.gst.gov.in of Registered Taxpayer. ...

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Increase in import duty on Chana (Chickpeas) and Masoor (Lentils)

Custom Duty - Government has decided to impose 30% import duty on Chana (Chickpeas) and Masoor (Lentils), with immediate effect.Production of Chana (Chickpeas) and Masoor (Lentils) are expected to be high during the forthcoming Rabi season, and cheap imports, if allowed unabated, are likely to adversely affect the interest of the farmers....

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List of Indirect Tax cases against accepted by CBEC

Decisions of High Court and CESTAT against which Board has decided not to file Special Leave Petition or Civil Appeal in Supreme Court...

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Bombay HC too stays coercive recovery pursuant to CBEC circular

Uhde India Pvt. Ltd Vs Union of India (Bombay High Court) - The Bombay High Court today (17.01.2013) granted ad-interim stay against coercive recovery pursuant to Circular No. 967/01/2013 – CX, Dated 1st January, 2013 issued by the Central Board of Excise and Customs. ...

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Compensation Received In Exchange For Technical Know-How Is Not Exigible Under Engineering Consultancy.

BE. GELB Consultancy Services v. CCE (CESTAT Chennai) - A transaction in intellectual property (IP) along with the right to manufacture the licensed product is totally different from the technical assistance rendered by an engineer or a firm of engineers; when IP services are brought under the tax net without altering the scope of "Consulting Engineer Se...

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Journey of GST from formulation to implementation completes one year: CBIC Charmian

D.O.No. 1/CH(IC)/2018 - (01/07/2018) - Greetings to all of you on the first GST Day celebrations! Today is an important milestone, when the momentous journey from the GST formulation to implementation has completed a year. It is indeed a privilege to assume office on the eve of the day which is of paramount importance for indirect tax ad...

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CBEC officers should focus on recovery of arrears: CBEC Chairman

DO.No.12/CH(EC)/2018 - (23/03/2018) - As we near the end of the Financial Year 2017-18, I would once again like to reiterate our need to focus on the recovery of arrears. In my review meeting on the status of recovery of arrears, I note that as on 31st January, 2018, there is a total of Rs 11,450 crores of clearly recoverable arrears...

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Weekly newsletter from Chairman, CBEC dated 02/02/2018

DO.No.05/CH(EC)/2018 - (02/02/2018) - The Swachhata Pakhwada concluded on the 31st January 2018. I am sure all of you must have really celebrated this occasion with lots of activities. At the Board level, we concluded the fortnight with the release of a short film which is a compilation of all the Swachhata activities undertaken by vari...

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Standard Operating Procedures on Litigation in Appellate Forums

N.A. - (01/12/2015) - The Standard Operating Procedures for handling litigation in the Supreme Court, High Court and CESTAT has been a long felt need. This Manual of SOP is one of the flagship documents published from the Directorate of Legal Affairs, to streamline handling of litigation in the Department....

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Reg. Safeguard Duty on product HR Coil

G.S.R. 690 (E) - (09/09/2015) - Director General (DG) of Safeguards Recommends Imposition of Provisional Safeguard Duty @ 20%, for a Period of 200 Days for Hot-Rolled Flat Products of Non-Alloy and other Alloy Steel in Coils of a Width of 600 MM OR More; Recommendations of the DG Safeguards to be Examined by the Board of Safeguard...

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Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) A Privileged Certification for Exporters & Importers

AEO is a Trade Facilitation Scheme for ease of doing business in light of international development. Holder of this Certificate is Entitled for Privilege, Benefits, Exemption and Relaxation on account of import and export.This certificate is issued for Particular Period after that to be renewed. ...

Read More

Journey of GST from formulation to implementation completes one year: CBIC Charmian

D.O.No. 1/CH(IC)/2018 (01/07/2018)

Greetings to all of you on the first GST Day celebrations! Today is an important milestone, when the momentous journey from the GST formulation to implementation has completed a year. It is indeed a privilege to assume office on the eve of the day which is of paramount importance for indirect tax administration in the country, transformin...

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Shri S. Ramesh takes over as Chairman, CBIC

Shri S. Ramesh takes over as Chairman, Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs Shri S. Ramesh, IRS(C&CE:1981) has taken over as Chairman, Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs [CBIC], on superannuation of Smt. Vanaja N. Sarna today . Prior to his elevation, he was Member (Administration) in the Board. Shri S. Ramesh began [&...

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“Deeming” – ‘A Legal Fiction’ !- Service Tax – A Case Study

The point (s) of dispute pertains to levy of ‘service tax’ in respect of a transaction of sale and purchase of Flat in a building complex (in brief, ST). That is a special kind of property, being unit of a building, having peculiar and distinct characteristics; ...

Read More

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....

Read More

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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CBEC officers should focus on recovery of arrears: CBEC Chairman

DO.No.12/CH(EC)/2018 (23/03/2018)

As we near the end of the Financial Year 2017-18, I would once again like to reiterate our need to focus on the recovery of arrears. In my review meeting on the status of recovery of arrears, I note that as on 31st January, 2018, there is a total of Rs 11,450 crores of clearly recoverable arrears...

Read More

CBEC: Why should officials cheat & indulge into frivolous litigation

Rajiv Gupta The moot question is what the worth of the laws in this country is! Are they even worth the paper on which they are printed? The officials indulge into outright cheating & even abuse the beneficiary or issue veiled threats. This is the ground reality & no one seems to be bothered. The […]...

Read More

CBEC Circular to Reduce Litigations – An Overview

Central Board of Excise and Customs has issued circular No.1063/2/2018-CX dated 16.02.2018, wherein this compiles sixty three orders of Supreme Court, High Courts and CESTAT on the various issues relating to Central Excise, Service Tax and Cenvat Credit has been accepted by the department. This is an exercise has been under taken by the B...

Read More

Export Promotion: DGFT & CBEC- Why bureaucracy rejoices in failure of clean administration—Part 2

In this 2nd part of the article, I bring to the kind notice of the readers that how the DGFT builds in the loopholes in the system to facilitate the unscrupulous exporters. Take the example of an Advance Authorization (AA). ...

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