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

Service Tax - 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

Service Tax - 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

Service Tax - 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

Service Tax - 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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Summary of recent Circular by CBEC to reduce Litigation

Service Tax - CBEC Circular No. 1063/2/2018-CX dt 16th Feb 2018 is running into 29 pages covering as many as 63 orders. Most of the issues related to clandestine removal, Cenvat credit, Usage of goods under advance authorization, Refunds, Limitation of time, Valuation etc....

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

Service Tax - 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

Service Tax - 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

Service Tax - 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)

Service Tax - 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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ROSL Scroll generation has been activated

Service Tax - Temporary ROSL Scroll of smaller amounts (10-15 Cr.) to be generated, so that rejections, if any, does not affect major number of SBs / Exporters. One Scroll may be generated for every week starting after last ROSL scroll generation date, latest till May 2017. Drawback Officers to be directed to complete the entire process for a week's fi...

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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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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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CBEC decides to create GST Directorate in Delhi

01/Ad.IV/2015 - (03/08/2015) - Consequent upon, the decision of the Board to create a GST Directorate in Delhi by shifting the headquarters of DGST, Mumbai to Delhi, it has been decided that Directorate General of Service Tax (DGST) will henceforth be re-named as Directorate General pf Goods & Service tax (DGGST) w.e.f. 01.08.201...

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Recent Posts in "CBEC"

“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
Posted Under: Excise 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....

Read More
Posted Under: Excise 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...

Read More
Posted Under: Excise Duty |

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
Posted Under: Excise Duty |

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...

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Posted Under: Excise Duty |

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). ...

Read More
Posted Under: Excise Duty |

Summary of recent Circular by CBEC to reduce Litigation

CBEC Circular No. 1063/2/2018-CX dt 16th Feb 2018 is running into 29 pages covering as many as 63 orders. Most of the issues related to clandestine removal, Cenvat credit, Usage of goods under advance authorization, Refunds, Limitation of time, Valuation etc....

Read More
Posted Under: Excise Duty |

CBEC: The root cause analysis of corruption reveals interpretation: Part 2

Why the Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) does not raise audit objections or take cognizance thereof even when it is absolutely clear that somebody has indulged into corrupt interpretation to ensure benefit in a very veiled manner. Can the corrupt interpretations be ignored & no action ever taken?...

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CBEC: The root cause analysis of corruption reveals interpretation- Part I

The way interpretation is practiced by the miraculous Indian bureaucracy to cheat the Indian citizens in numerous ways on everyday basis. They make a foolish law & then foolishness perpetuates in terms of interpretation to harass the assesses to no end & you may complaint right up to the Cabinet Secretary or the minister but to no avail. ...

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