Category Archives: Excise

Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency w.e.f 19.05.2017

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.43/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 4th May, 2017, except as respects things done or omitted… Read More »

Procedure for clearance of Waste Paper

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS –I, III &V) JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, NHAVA SHEVA, URAN, DIST: RAIGAD, MAHARASHTRA – 400 707. E-mail: appraisingmain.jnch@gov.in Phone No.27244889 F.No.S/22-Gen-41 /2014-1 5/AM (I)/JNCH Dated: 11.05.2017 PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 60/2017 Sub: – Partial modification in procedure of examination of waste paper consignments- Reg. Attention of all the Importers, Customs… Read More »

Revised procedure for clearance of Waste Paper – Mumbai Custom Zone-II

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS –I, III &V) JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, NHAVA SHEVA, URAN, DIST: RAIGAD, MAHARASHTRA – 400 707. E-mail: appraisingmain.jnch@gov.in Phone No.27244889 F.No.S/22-Gen-41 /2014-1 5/AM (I)/JNCH Dated: 16.05.2017 STANDING ORDER NO. 11/2017 Sub: – Partial modification in procedure of examination of waste paper consignments- Reg. Attention of Officers of Customs… Read More »

India and Tajikistan agreement in Customs Matters

Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Tajikistan on Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing and ratifying, an Agreement between India and Tajikistan on Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters. The Agreement will help in the availability… Read More »

Rule 7 Cenvat Credit Rules 2004 – Manner of distribution of credit by input service distributor

1 [Manner of distribution of credit by input service distributor. 7. The input service distributor shall distribute the CENVAT credit in respect of the service tax paid on the input service to its manufacturing units or unit providing output service or an outsourced manufacturing units, as defined in Explanation 4, subject to the following conditions, namely… Read More »

Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency w.e.f 05.05.2017

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.40/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 20th April, 2017, except as respects things done… Read More »

24 hour presence of Excise officers in cigarette factories not mandatory

Circular No. 1055/04/2017-CX  F. No. 81/08/2016-CX.3 Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise and Customs New Delhi, dated the 1 st May, 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… Read More »

Notification No. 42/2017-Customs (N.T.), Dated: 28.04.2017

[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART-II, SECTION-3, SUB- SECTION (ii)] Government of India Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) (Central Board of Excise and Customs) Notification No. 42/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.) New Delhi, 28th April, 2017 8 Vaisakha, 1939 (SAKA) S.O. … (E).– In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section… Read More »

Excise Duty on Heena Powder & Paste falling under Chapter 33-Reg.

Notification under Section 11C of the Central Excise Act on Heena Powder and Paste falling under Chapter 33 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notification No. 11/2017- Central Excise (N.T.) New Delhi, the 24th April, 2017 G.S.R. (E).- Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that according to a practice that was generally prevalent… Read More »

Assessee not allowed to appear with Counsel to Record Statement U/s. 108 of Customs Act

Allahabad High Court Pawan Kumar Pawan Arora Vs Union of India  Appeal Number : Criminal MISC. Writ Petition No. – 4424 of 2017 Date of Judgement/Order : 30/03/2017 Contention of the learned counsel for the petitioner is that the petitioner be allowed to appear before the authority concerned for recording the statement under Section 108… Read More »

Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency w.e.f 21.04.2017

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.33/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 6th April, 2017, except as respects things done or… Read More »

V.S. Datey -Central Excise Law & Practice – 26th Edition 2017 Book

Central Excise Law & Practice (26th Edition 2017-As Amended by Finance Act 2017) Hardcover – 2017 by V.S. Datey (Author) Also Incorporating Central Excise Valuation and Classification Cenvat Credit Central Excise Procedures SSIs/Job Work Price Rs 1507. Click to buy online Hardcover: 1320 pages Publisher: Taxmann Publications Pvt. Ltd.; 26th Edition edition (2017)  

V.S. Datey- Customs Law Practice & Procedures 18th Edition 2017 Book

Customs Law Practice & Procedures (18th Edition 2017-As Amended by Finance Act) Hardcover – 2017 by V.S. Datey (Author) Also Incorporating : Customs Valuation, Special Economic Zone and EOU,Customs Procedures, Export Incentives, Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 Price Rs 1625. Click to buy online Hardcover: 912 pages Publisher: Taxmann Publications Pvt. Ltd.; 18th Edition edition (2017) View… Read More »

Reduction in Import Duty to stabilize the domestic prices

Reduction in Import Duty to stabilize the domestic prices The Government has reduced the import duty on many items in the recent months. In order to, inter alia, stabalise the domestic prices, the Government has reduced import duty on the following goods in the recent past: i.    With effect from 23.09.2016, import duty on palm… Read More »

Digitization of Drawback Refund claims u/s 74, Supplementary & Manual Brand rate Drawback claims

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS – II) JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, POST: SHEVA, TALUKA: URAN, DIST: RAIGAD, MAHARASHTRA, PINCODE – 400 707. F.No.S/ 12-Gen-Misc-696/ 2016- 17DBK/NS-II(JNCH) Date: 31.03.2017 PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 44/2017 Sub:- Digitization of Drawback Refund claims under section 74, Supplementary and Manual Brand rate Drawback claims at JNCH, Nhava Sheva –… Read More »

Amendment in Import Policy of Raw Sugar – CBEC Notification

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) Notification No.12/2017-Customs New Delhi, the 5th April, 2017 G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do,… Read More »

Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency w.e.f 07.04.2017

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.22/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 16th March, 2017, except as respects things done… Read More »

CAG Report No.1 of 2017 –Indirect Taxes – Customs

Executive Summary of CAG Report No.1 of 2017 – Union Government (Indirect Taxes – Customs) During the financial year 2015-16 the Custom Receipts of Rs. 2,10,338 crore grew by 12 percent over the previous financial year. The ratio of Customs duty collected to GDP was 1.55 percent. Duty foregone on account of export promotion schemes… Read More »

CAG Report No. 3 of 2017 Revenue Indirect Taxes Central Excise

Executive Summary of CAG Report No. 3 of 2017 Revenue Indirect Taxes Central Excise Central Excise collection was Rs. 2,87,149 crore during financial year 2015-16 (FY 16) and accounted for 40 per cent of Indirect Tax revenue in FY 16. This Report has 93 audit observations on Central Excise duties, having financial implication of Rs.… Read More »

Bill of Entry – Revised Regulations Notified by CBEC 31.03.2017

MINISTRY OF FINANCE Department of Revenue [CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND CUSTOMS] NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 31st March, 2017 No. 26/2017-Customs (N.T.) G.S.R. 323(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 157 read with section 46 of the Customs Act, 1962(52 of 1962), the Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby makes the following regulations… Read More »

Export of carpet under duty drawback : CBEC Circular

Circular no. 10/2017-Cus F. No. 609/24/2017-D5K Government of India Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise & Customs Drawback Division New Delhi, dated the 30th March, 2017 To All Principal Chief Commissioners of Customs/Customs (Prev)/Customs & Central Excise, All Chief Commissioners of Customs/Customs (Prev)/Customs & Central Excise, All Principal Commissioners of Customs/Customs (Prev)/Customs… Read More »

Disposal of seized/confiscated cigarettes of foreign origin – CBEC Guidelines

Circular No. 09/2017 – Customs F.No. 711/07/2003-Cus (AS) Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise & Customs (Anti-Smuggling Unit) New Delhi, dated the 29th March, 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… Read More »

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 »