Category Archives: Excise

BDP’s Central Excise Tariff – 2017 Book-Anand Garg

BDP’s Central Excise Tariff Paperback – 2017 by Anand Garg (Author) The only book which gives Total duty with Notification Reference of each item. New in this edition Comprehensive Alphabetical Product Index, New Schedule as per HS 2017, Budget Highlights (2017-18), FAQ relating to forthcoming GST, All the Budget (2017-18) changes incorporated. Also: Easy Reference, Text… Read More »

Abolition of cesses and surcharges on various goods and services for GST implementation approved by Govt

Cabinet approves Amendment of in the Customs and Excise Act, relating to abolition of cesses and surcharges on various goods and services to facilitate implementation of GST Regime  Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the following proposals: i. Amendment to the Customs Act, 1962; ii. Amendments to the Customs… Read More »

BDP’s Customs Tariff with New Import Policy (Budget 2017-18) Edition Book -Anand Garg

BDP’s Customs Tariff with New Import Policy (Budget 2017-18) Edition (Fourty two Edition, 2017) Paperback – 2017 by Anand Garg (Author) The only book which gives all the duties and Foreign Trade Policy at a glance. New in this edition: Comprehensive Alphabetical Product Index; New Schedule as per HS 2017; New Foreign Trade Policy notified by… Read More »

Export of Factory Stuffed refrigerated container – Clarification

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS-IV) MUMBAI ZONE-II, JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, NHAVA SHEVA, TALUKA: URAN, DISTRICT: RAIGAD, MAHARASHTRA-400707. F. No. S/43-10/2012 PSO JNCH Part IV Date: 17.03.2017 PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 35/2017 Sub: Export of Factory Stuffed refrigerated container; further clarification regarding Attention of the Importers, Exporters, Port Terminal Operators, Shipping Lines / Shipping… Read More »

Importer availing DPD Facility to shipping lines.- Advance Intimation -72 Hour

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS-IV), MUMBAI ZONE-II, JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, NHAVA SHEVA, TALUKA: URAN, DISTRICT: RAIGAD, MAHARASHTRA-400707. F. No. S/22-Gen-38/2015- 16/AM(X)/(Part-I) Date: 15.03.2017 PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 33/2017 Sub: Procedure for submitting “advance intimation” of at least 72 hours from importer availing DPD Facility to shipping lines. reg. Attention of the Importers, Exporters,… Read More »

Verification Procedure of Customs Out of Charge, Delivery Order,Container No, seal No & condition of seal by Customs, CFS & Port Terminal

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS-IV), MUMBAI ZONE-II, JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, NHAVA SHEVA, TALUKA: URAN, DISTRICT: RAIGAD, MAHARASHTRA-400707. F. No. S/22-Gen-38/2015- 16/AM(X)/(Part-I) Date: 15.03.2017 PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 32/2017 Sub: Procedure for Verification of Customs Out of Charge (OOC), Delivery Order (DO), “Container No, seal No & condition of seal” by Customs, CFS &… Read More »

Digitization of Refund claims & Manual Brand Drawback claims at JNCH, Nhava Sheva

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS – I, III & V) JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, POST: SHEVA, TALUKA: URAN, DIST: RAIGAD, MAHARASHTRA, PINCODE – 400 707. E-mail: appraisingmain.jnch@gov.in Telephone No.022-27244889 F. No. S/22-Gen-150/2015-16 AM (I) Date: 16.03.2017 PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 34/2017 Sub:- Implementation of Phase-I of Automation of Refund claims and Manual Brand rate drawback… Read More »

Procedure for dealing with shipping bill copies

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS-IV), MUMBAI ZONE-II, JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, NHAVA SHEVA, TALUKA: URAN, DISTRICT: RAIGAD, MAHARASHTRA-400707. F. No. S/22-Gen-38/2015- 16/AM(X)/ (Part-I) Date: 17.03.2017 PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 36/2017 Sub: Procedure for dealing with “shipping bill copies” consequent to doing away of “Exchange Control Copy” and “Export Promotion Copy” of shipping bill vide… Read More »

Claims of Duty Drawback – Errors in the Bank account No. given by exporters

Instructions no. 3/2017-Customs F.No. 609/29/2017-DBK Government of India Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise & Customs Drawback Division New Delhi, dated the 16th March, 2017 To All Chief Commissioners of Customs / Customs (Prev), All Chief Commissioners of Customs & Central Excise, All Commissioners of Customs/ Prev/ Customs & Central Excise/ Central… Read More »

Notification No. 21/2017-Custom (N.T.)- 15.03.2017

Government of India Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) (Central Board of Excise and Customs) Notification No. 21/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.) New Delhi, 15th March, 2017   24 Phalguna, 1938 (SAKA) S.O. … (E).– In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Board of… Read More »

Provisional assessment on imports of Phosphoric Acid-Technical Grade and Food Grade

Seeks to order provisional assessment on imports of “Phosphoric Acid-Technical Grade and Food Grade (including Industrial Grade)”, originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China by M/s. Guangxi Quinzhou Capital Success Chemical Co. Ltd. (producer or exporter) into India till the finalization of New Shipper Review initiated by DGAD, vide notification No.15/5/2016 – DGAD,… Read More »

CBEC Classification of ‘ Saree ’ under CETA 1985

Circular No. 1054/03/2017-CX F. No. 116/31/2016-CX.3 Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise and Customs New Delhi, dated the 15th March, 2017 To The Principal Chief Commissioners/ Chief Commissioners/Principal Commissioners of Central Excise (All) The Principal Chief Commissioners/ Chief Commissioners/ Principal Commissioners of Central Excise & Service Tax (All) Madam/… Read More »

File undertaking that Appeal not pending in High Court/ Supreme Court – CESTAT Tribunal

01(05)/ Circular/ CESTAT/ 2017 Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal West Block No. 2, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066 Dated 27.2.2017 Circular Instances are noticed that while filing appeal/application before CESTAT, parties are seeking alternate/simultaneous remedies before other forums such as Hon’ble High Courts/ Supreme Court which were invariably suppressed while filing appeal/applications etc. before… Read More »

CBEC Master Circular on Show Cause Notice, Adjudication and Recovery -10.03.2017

Circular No. 1053/02/2017-CX F.No. 96/1/2017-CX.I Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise and Customs Dated the 10th March, 2017 To, The Principal Chief Commissioner/Chief Commissioners of Central Excise (All) The Principal Chief Commissioner/Chief Commissioners of Central Excise and Service Tax (All) The Principal Chief Commissioner/Chief Commissioners of Service Tax (All)… Read More »

Direct and Indirect Tax collection upto February 2017

Net Indirect Tax collection upto February 2017 stood at Rs 7.72 lakh crore, 22.2% more than the corresponding period last year Net Direct Tax collections upto February 2017 stood at Rs. 6.17 lakh crore, 10.7% more than the corresponding period last year Indirect Taxes            The figures for indirect tax collections (Central Excise, Service Tax… Read More »

Selfie Stick with or without Bluetooth – Heading Classification

Instruction no. 02/2017-Customs F.NO. 528/76/2016-STO(TU) Government Of India Ministry Of Finance Department Of Revenue Central Board of Excise and Customs (Tariff unit) **** Room No 229 A, North Block, New Delhi Dated the 6th March, 2017. To, All Principal Chief Commissioners Customs, All Principal Chief Commissioners of Customs & Central Excise, All Chief Commissioners of… Read More »

JNPCT Port Terminal- Export & Import Procedure for movement of Containers

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS-G), MUMBAI ZONE-II, JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, NHAVA SHEVA, TALUKA: URAN, DISTRICT: RAIGAD, MAHARASHTRA-400707. F. No. S/43-10/2012 PSO JNCH Part IV Date: 03.03.2017 PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 25/2017 Sub: Standard Operating Procedure consequent to commencement of “Document Processing Area” in the Parking Plaza and Gate Automation for Export & Import… Read More »

DPD Containers scanning procedure – Customs Public Notice

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS-III) CONTAINER SCANNING DIVISION ,JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOMS HOUSE, NHAVA SHEVA,TAL- URAN, DISTT- RAIGAD. MAHARASHTRA – 400 707 Phone No. 022-27243249/email id: csdcustoms@gmail.com F. No. S/V-30/Misc-26/2015 CSD JNCH Date: 02 .03.2017 PUBLIC NOTICE No. 26/2017 Sub: Procedure for Scanning of DPD containers In respect of scanning & examination for RMS… Read More »

Revised Guidelines for launching of prosecution under Customs Act 1962

Guidelines for launching of prosecution under Customs Act 1962 Guidelines for launching of prosecution in relation to offences punishable under Customs Act, 1962- reg. [CBEC CIRCULAR NO. 07/2017-Customs, Dated: March 6, 2017] I am directed to invite the attention of the field formations to the prosecution guidelines issued by the Ministry vide Circular No. 27/2015-Customs dated… Read More »

Change in Tariff Value of Crude Palm Oil, RBD Palm Oil, Others

Change in Tariff Value of Crude Palm Oil, RBD Palm Oil, Others – Palm Oil, Crude Palmolein, RBD Palmolein, Others – Palmolein, Crude Soyabean Oil, Brass Scrap (All Grades), Poppy Seeds, Areca Nuts, Gold and Silver Notified In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52… Read More »

Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency w.e.f 17.02.2017

Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency Relating To Imported and Export Goods Notified In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the notification of the Central Board of Excise and Customs(CBEC) No.09/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 2nd February, 2017, except as respects things done or… Read More »

Change in tariff value of Crude Palm Oil, RBD Palm Oil, others

Change in tariff value of Crude Palm Oil, RBD Palm Oil, others – Palm Oil, Crude Palmolein, RBD Palmolein, others – Palmolein, Crude Soyabean Oil, Brass Scrap (All Grades), Poppy Seeds, Areca Nuts, Gold and Silver Notified In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52… Read More »

Amendment in Pan Masala Packing Machines (Capacity Determination and Collection of Duty) Rules, 2008

PAN MASALA PACKING MACHINES (CAPACITY DETERMINATION AND COLLECTION OF DUTY) AMENDMENT RULES, 2017 – AMENDMENT IN FORM NO.2 NOTIFICATION NO.2/2017-C.E. (N.T.), DATED 2-2-2017 In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (2) and (3) of section 3A of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further… Read More »

6% concessional excise/CV duty on machinery required for setting of fuel cell for generation of power

Seeks to prescribe 6% concessional excise/CV duty on all items of machinery required for (a) initial setting up of fuel cell based system for generation of power or for demonstration purposes and (b) for balance of systems operating on biogas or bio-methane or by-product hydrogen. NOTIFICATION NO.5/2017-C.E., DATED 2-2-2017 In exercise of the powers conferred… Read More »

Cenvat Credit available on input services even if depreciation is also claimed on it

CESTAT, MUMBAI BENCH Shree Pandurang SSK Ltd. v. Commissioner of Central Excise, Pune-III RAMESH NAIR, MEMBER, (J.) APPEAL NO. E/592 OF 2012 ORDER NO. A/85139/17/SMB DECEMBER  7, 2016 Sanjay Hasija, Superintendent (AR) for the Respondent. ORDER Ramesh Nair, Member (J.) – The issue involved in the present case is that appellant availed Cenvat credit in… Read More »

Guidelines for Seizure of Custom Goods by CBEC

F.No. 591/04/2016-Cus (AS) Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise & Customs (Anti-Smuggling Unit) *** Instruction no. 01/2017-Customs New Delhi, dated 8th February, 2017 To All Principal Chief Commissioners/ Chief Commissioners of Customs/Customs (Preventive), All Principal Chief Commissioners/ Chief Commissioners of Customs & Central Excise. All Principal Directors General… Read More »

BDP’s Customs Law Manual (2017-18 Budget Editon with CD) -New Book

BDP’s Customs Law Manual (2017-18 Budget Editon with CD) The book Contains: Budget Highlights 2017-18; CBEC Customs Manual; Customs Act, 1962 (As amended); Customs Rules and Regulations; Notifications issued under Customs Act; Customs Forms and Bonds; Appeal, Revision and Case Laws; Instructions and Circulars; Rates of Duty Drawback FTA Agreements signed by India; PTA Agreements… Read More »

Budget 2017-18- Notifications on Central Excise , Customs and Service tax – New Book

BUDGET NOTIFICATIONS on Central Excise ,Customs & Service Tax 2017-18 (Full Text) – 2017 This book on Budget 2017-18- Notifications – Contains the full text of the Notifications on changes in the Central Excise, Customs and Service tax in the Union Budget 2017-18 with Highlights on Indirect Tax Proposals. You can buy this book for… Read More »

Cenvat Law & Practice Finance Bill 2017 Edition Book by V.S. Datey

Cenvat Law & Practice – Finance Bill 2017 Edition (31st Edition, 2017) by V.S. Datey  Cenvat Law & Practice – Finance Bill 2017 Edition Book contains Comprehensive Commentary on Law relating to Cenvat Also Incorporating: Comprehensive Case Laws Coverage Department Instructions Guide to Procedures Documentation You can buy this Book for Rs 1076. Click to buy this… Read More »

Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency w.e.f 03.02.2017

Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency Relating To Imported and Export Goods Notified In exercise of the powers conferred by section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the notification of the Central Board of Excise and Customs No.5/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 19thJanuary, 2017, except as respects things done or omitted… Read More »

Customs and Central Excise Notifications -Budget 2017-18

Customs and Central Excise Notifications -Budget 2017-18 Notifications Customs Tariff Central Excise Tariff Central Excise Non-Tariff Service Tax Index Explanatory Notes Explanatory Note D.O. Letter from JS(TRU-I) D.O. Letter from JS(TRU-II) Related Post on Budget 2017-18 Budget Speech 2017-18 -Download /Print Finance Bill 2017 -Download /Print -Budget 2017-18 Memorandum Explaining Provisions in Finance Bill 2017… Read More »

Margin of Preference of 60% for all goods under 0802 80 under DFTP scheme

Notification No. 02/2017-Customs dated 27.01.2017 seeks to further amend Notification No. 96/2008-Customs dated 13.08.2008 so as to prescribe a Margin of Preference of 60% for all goods falling under sub-heading [0802 80] under the Duty Free Tariff Preference (DFTP) scheme. Notification No 02/2017-Cus,dt. 27-01-2017

Filing appeal in High Court by Department – CBEC Fixed monetary Limit

Monetary limit of Rs.20,00,000/- prescribed for filing appeal in the High Court Central Board of Excise & Customs vide Circular F.No.390/Misc./163/2010-JC/Pt,Dated: December 30, 2016, has fixed the monetary limit of Rs. 20,00,000/- below which appeal shall not be filed in the High Court by the department. Download [Circular F.No.390/Misc./163/2010-JC/Pt, Dated: December 30, 2016] 

Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate to 40 Officers of Customs & Excise

40 Officers of the Customs & Central Excise selected for Grant of Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for Specially distinguished Record of Service. Every year, the Officers of the Board of Customs & Central Excise, Department of Revenue are considered for grant of Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for ‘exceptionally meritorious service rendered at the… Read More »

Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Sliver

Tariff value Notification in respect of Fixation of tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Sliver Notification NO 04/2017-Cus (NT),dt. 13-01-2017 Press release Change in Tariff Value of Crude Palm Oil, RBD Palm Oil, Others – Palm Oil, Crude Palmolein, RBD Palmolein, Others – Palmolein, Crude Soyabean Oil, Brass Scrap… Read More »

Excise Duty ib Plain (un-modified) Tamarind Kernel Powder falling under heading 1302

Notification under Section 11C of the Central Excise Act on Plain (un-modified) Tamarind Kernel Powder falling under heading 1302 [TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)] GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notification No. 01/2017- Central Excise (N.T.) New Delhi, the 11th January, 2017… Read More »