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Amendments effective from 15.01.2017 to the All Industry Rates of Duty Drawback

The Government considered representations, feedback and data related to the All Industry Rates (AIR) of Duty Drawback that took effect on 15.11.2016 and has notified certain changes vide Notification No. 03/2017-Customs (N.T.) dated 12.01.2017. These changes take effect from 15.01.2017. The notification should be downloaded from www.cbec.gov.in and perused. The changes made, inter-alia, include

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Posted On:  5 days ago


Evidence of Import under Import Data Processing and Monitoring System (IDPMS)

Attention of Authorized Dealer Category-I (AD Category-I) banks is invited to A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 05 dated October 06, 2016 read with Section 5 and Section 10 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999 (42 of 1999), Government of India Notification No. G.S.R. 381(E) dated May 3, 2000 viz., Foreign Exchange Management (Current Account Transaction) Rules, 2000 on import of goods, FED Master Direction No. 17 dated January 1, 2016 on Import of Goods and Services and A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 9 dated August 24, 2000 which outlines the procedure, mode/manner of payment for imports and submission of related returns.

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Regarding amendment in Notification no. 131/2016-Customs (N.T.) dated 31.10.2016 relating to AIR of duty drawback

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 75 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), sub-section (2) of section 37 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), and section 93A and sub-section (2) of section 94 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), read with rules 3 and 4 of the Customs, Central Excise Duties and Service Tax Drawback Rules, 1995, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 131/2016 – Customs (N.T.), dated the 31st October, 2016, published vide number

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ST exemption on transportation of goods by a vessel & business facilitator service to bank

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No.25/2012-Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 467 (E), dated the 20th June, 2012, namely

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Person liable to pay service tax on transportation of goods by a vessel

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 68 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 30/2012-Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 472 (E), dated the 20th June, 2012, namely

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Working Group to implement Article 1 of Trade Facilitation Agreement

The undersigned has been directed to inform that Board has constituted a Working Group for effective implementation of Article 1 of ‘Trade Facilitation Agreement, The nominated members and Terms of reference for the Working Group are as hereunder

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Customs Rate of exchange of foreign currency WEF 06.01.2017

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.  147/2016-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 15th December, 2016, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby determines that the rate of exchange of conversion of each of the foreign currencies specified in column (2) of each of Schedule I and Schedule II annexed hereto, into Indian currency or vice versa,

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Clarification in respect of “part delivery” where OOC is obtained at DPD/RMS Facilitation Centre at JNCH

Attention of the Importers, Exporters, General Trade, Port Terminal Operators, Shipping Lines / Shipping Agents, CFSs coming under the jurisdiction of JNCH, Nhava Sheva and all other stakeholders is invited to the Public Notice No. 160/2016 dated 29.11.2016 on the above-cited subject matter. Vide this Public Notice as a measure of trade Facilitation and ‘Ease of doing Business’ a dedicated “RMS Facilitation Centre”

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Guidelines for the sale of seized/ confiscated gold

I am directed to refer to the procedure for disposal of seized/ confiscated gold prescribed vide Ministry’s letter F. No. 711/164/93-CUS (AS) dated 08.08.2005 and to state that in addition to the State Bank of India, the sale of seized/ confiscated gold found ripe for disposal can be routed through all Public Sector Banks (approved by RBI to import and sell gold), MMTC Ltd. and STC Ltd.

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Posted On:  2 weeks ago


How much Gold you can Hold? Limit on domestic possession of gold in India

In current scenario the government is not giving any chance to the black money holders to escape from the black money radar, which can be generated through cash or gold. On 1st December 2016 CBDT clarified the common man regarding the limit of gold every person must own under his custody. The clarification was also earlier provided by the circular No dated 11-05-1994

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Declaration form to be filled up by NRIs for depositing Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) on arrival

In terms of Gazette Notification No 2652 dated November 08, 2016 issued by the Government of India, 500 and 1000 denominations of Bank Notes of the existing series issued by Reserve Bank of India (hereinafter referred to as Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) ceased to be legal tender with effect from November 09, 2016 to the extent specified in the said notification.

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Exchange of old notes for those who were out of India B/W 10.11.2016 to 30.12.2016

In terms of Section 4 (1) of the Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Ordinance, 2016 of the Government of India dated December 30, 2016 and their Notification S.O. 4251(E) dated December 30, 2016 thereunder, the captioned facility has been formulated by the Reserve Bank to afford an opportunity to those Indian citizens who could not avail facilities of exchange of SBNs under the earlier facility, as they were not present in the country during No

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Notification No. 68/2016-Customs Dated 31st December, 2016

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act,1962 (52 of 1962), read with section 91 and section 94 of the Finance (No.2) Act, 2004 (23 of 2004),the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue)

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Withdraw BCD exemption, available to specified fabrics

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, hereby makes the following further amendment in the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 12/2012-Customs, dated the 17th March, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section

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Posted On:  2 weeks ago


CBEC amends 5 Notification related to imposition of Anti Dumping Duty

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1), read with sub-section (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) and rules, 18, 20 and 23 of the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-Dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995, the Central Government hereby directs that each of the notifications of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), specified in column

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Appointment of Common Adjudicating Authority by DGRI

S.O. (E). – In pursuance of notification No. 60/2015-Customs (N.T.), published vide number G.S.R. 453(E), dated 4th June 2015 in Gazette of India, Extra-ordinary, Part-II, section 3, sub-section (i), and as amended by notification No. 133/2015-Customs (N.T.), published vide number G.S.R. 916(E) dated 30th November 2015 in Gazette of India, Extra-ordinary, Part-II, section 3, sub-section (i), issued by the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, under clause (a) of section 152 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Director General, Revenue Intelligence, hereby appoints officers mentioned in column

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Suggestions from the Industry and Trade Associations for Budget 2017-18 regarding changes in direct and indirect taxes.

In the context of formulating the proposals for the Union Budget of 2017-18, the Ministry of Finance would like to be benefited by the suggestions and views of your Association. You may like to send your suggestions for changes in the duty structure, rates and broadening of tax base on both direct and indirect taxes giving economic justification for the same. 2. Your suggestions and views may be supplemented and justified by relevant statistical information about production, prices, revenue implication of the changes suggested and any

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Anti-dumping duty on Narrow woven Fabrics Hook and Loop Velcro Tapes

Seeks to impose anti-dumping duty on Narrow woven Fabrics Hook and Loop Velcro Tapes of specified types, originating in or exported from People s Republic of China for a period of five years G.S.R. (E). – Whereas, the designated authority, vide notification No. 15/14/2015- DGAD, dated the 1st October, 2015, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1 dated the 1st October, 2015,

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Posted On:  3 months ago


Procedure governing import of un-shredded scrap (HMS- I & HMS- II) under Para 2.54 of Handbook of Procedures (2015-2020)

The existing designated sea ports namely Chennai, Cochin, Ennore, JNPT, Kandla, Mormugao, Mumbai, New Mangalore, Paradip, Tuticorin, Vishakhapatnam, Pipava, Mundra and Kolkata will be allowed to import un-shredded scrap till 31st March, 2017 by which time. they are required to install and operationalize Radiation Portal Monitors and Container Scanner. Such sea ports which fail to meet the deadline will be derecognised for the purpose of import of un-shredded metallic scrap w.e.f  1.4.2017.

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Posted On:  3 months ago


Rate of exchange of conversion of foreign currency wef 07.10.2016

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.121/2016-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 15th September, 2016, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby determines that the rate of exchange of conversion of each of the foreign currencies specified in column (2) of each of Schedule I and Schedule II annexed hereto, into Indian currency or vice versa, shall

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